We are celebrating Black History Month 2021 by featuring books and films that help us reflect on black history and culture.
Neurodiversity is a viewpoint that brain differences are normal, rather than deficits. Learn more about the neurodiversity paradigm and autistic self-advocacy movement with these books.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (http://www.fao.org/cfs/OnlineGSF/en/) of the United Nations states that "Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life". How is it that approximately 9% of the world population suffer from hunger (https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/hunger/), while there are billions of pounds of edible food that goes to waste every year (https://www.nrdc.org/sites/default/files/wasted-2017-report.pdf)? Explore our selections to learn more about this crucial topic, and how it relates to climate change, women's agency and more.
A selection of heart-warmers, tear-jerkers, first-loves and comedies.