We’re going to have to move again. When I got home from school, an eviction notice was posted on the door. I don’t want to leave my school. Mama, why is this happening again? Angelika’s Journal is a resource for those who want to understand the impact of poverty on children. Each chapter starts with
Avenida Books’s latest book tackles problems in education from the angles of faith, hope, belief, and redemption. In a time when teachers are under attack, we chose to keep faith in teachers by giving them a place to tell the world why all of us should continue to believe in their soulful, worthy work. Keeping
We were thrilled to have José Luis Vilson, educator, writer, and activist, contribute to Keeping the Faith in Education. We interviewed him to hear more about why he chose to be a part of the project. What does it mean to you to “keep faith in education”? It means that, despite the rather negative tenor
Teach for America recruits intelligent, motivated new teachers, but what happens once they are in their placements? One of the essays in Keeping the Faith in Education takes us into one teacher’s experience as a first-year TFA corps member. Caring Enough to Quit by Abbi Heimach On a winter Monday morning, I found myself wondering
Ellie Roscher is the editor of Keeping the Faith in Seminary and the upcoming collection Keeping the Faith in Education. Watch her TED talk about an inspiring school that is listening to their students and helping them succeed.
Avenida’s latest book tackles two difficult issues: poverty and bullying. Author Beth Lindsay Templeton, inspired by her years of experience working closely with people living in poverty, wrote this children’s book to help parents answer questions about poverty. This is a children’s book for any parent who wants to help their children grow into a
Religious life in America is changing rapidly. What does this changing landscape mean for seminary? Keeping the Faith in Seminary is a compilation of essays that address issues of theological formation and vocation for people who love God, the world and the church. Seminary graduates, professors and family members reflect on their experiences with humor,
The kindle editions of our books are now available at Amazon.com. Fritz & Christine and Their Very Nervous Parents The Outspokin’ Cyclist
For four years, readers of The Herald-Sun newspaper (Durham, NC) enjoyed Phillip Barron’s monthly columns on bicycling. The Outspokin’ Cyclist gathers some of the best columns together in one volume. With insights into cold-weather bike commuting, urban design, the spiritual solitude of solo mountain biking, and the philosophical problems with drug use in competitive sports,
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