Week 4: Teens

July 27- August 1: All About You

Event

All About You: Conflict Resolution with Alternatives to Violence Project 
Thursday, July 30
11:00 AM
The Alternative to Violence Project gives participants tools to discover nonviolent responses to situations that arrive in their daily lives. Learn to identify and manage strong feelings such as anger and fear, communicate well in difficult situations and understand why conflict happens and practice responding nonviolently.

If you are interested in attending, please register and include your email to receive the event link in your registration confirmation.

Books

If you Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

Bad Boy: a Memoir by Walter Dean Myers

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson 

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justine Eisinger and Steven Scott

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

NYPL Best Books for Teens

Activity

Write Your Own Short Story

Craft

DIY Stress Balls

Video

Yoga with Adriene for Teens