Literature in Context: A Community-Based Education Guide for Service-Learning & Civic Engagement
Literature in Context: A Community-Based Education Guide For Service-Learning & Civic Engagement
Driven by Martin Luther King Day, this month’s book list celebrates value-based learning in the form of civic engagement and service-based learning. Spotlighting diverse stories of civic engagement, this collection of literature offers resources for learners of all ages. Download the full PDF literary guide to this month’s book list to learn more about the titles included.
- Tillie and the Wall by Leo Lionni
- Fireboat by Maira Kalman
- Nobody Particular: One Woman’s Fight to Save the Bays by Molly Bang
- Crunch by Leslie Connor
- My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson
- The Kids’ Guide to Social Action by Barbara A. Lewis
- Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl
Robin Morgan Huntley, Community-Based Education Correspondent
Robin joined Hilltown Families in 2011 as an intern and has remained with the organization ever since, first volunteering as a community-based education correspondent until 2016 and now as a contributing writer with two monthly columns. Robin is a graduate of Hampshire College and Antioch University New England, where she studied place- and community-based education. She lives on the banks of the Sheepscot River in Maine, where she and her husband are working to start a small farm. Robin teaches at Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education and is the founder of our first affiliate community-based education network, Dirigo Learning.