"POETRY IS NOT A CRIME."
The debut English language collection of Kurdish poems
by Dr. Hiva Panahi,
Celebrated Human RIghts Activist
Sunday, December 4
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Two new exciting historical novels coming this Fall.
In Woman Missing, steelworker Ginny Johnson disappears while fighting to stop the steel mill from closing. Twenty years later, her daughter Cory returns to the mill town home hoping to discover why her mother vanished.
Throw Out the Water, Kevin Corley's sequel to Sixteen Tons, brings us back to the long, bloody conflict between the United Mine Workers Union and the rival Pro-gressive Miners, while the coal mine bosses hire Chicago gun thugs from the Capone mob to spread death and fear across the landscape. SEE NEW TITLES...
WE ARE ONE explores the lives of American workers from coast to coast, from all walks of life, in words and self-portrait photog-raphy. The collection examines their workplaces, life events and ideas about success, inspiring reflection on the role the union plays in their lives.
"It’s a worth-reading testament to the forgotten American working class and the extraordinary tasks they perform daily." Grand Prairie News
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Hospital custodian & fearless shop steward Lenny Moss helps a nurse accused of a patient’s wrongful death, while also fighting the hospital's threat to stop paying into the union's health and pension benefit fund—a death sentence for the retirees and for those still on the job. “He brings to life the spirit of solidarity among workers…” Labor Press
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No one is too young to learn
another world is possible.
When Joelito goes with his family to MacMann’s for his juicy Friday night burger, he finds his best friend Brandon standing with his parents in a crowd protesting their low pay at the fast food restaurant. Will Joelito cross the picket line for a tasty burger?
"Great story, beautifully told, terrific illustrations, and bilingual... wonderful!" Reach and Teach $12.50 For more information, click here...
Award winning novel: The precarious life of the college adjunct comes alive in Kudera's funny & sorrowful novel. This new release includes essays and interviews about adjunct life and the state of "higher" education in the US.
“Duffleman is the overeducated Everyman for the age." —Don Riggs, Drexel University $17.95
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When HS teacher Mecca Freeman and her students witness the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, she begins a spiritual journey of discovery that opens her eyes to the connection be-tween Wall Street and the African slaves buried at the foot of the Twin Towers.
"A conemporary classic!" Dale Allender, Former Executive Director, NCTE West
$15.00 Published April 1, 2015.
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Bedtime reading for little trouble-makers! When Manny is told the children can't pick any mangoes from the tree in the apt. building courtyard, the undocumented parents are afraid to act. So the children go on strike. An inspiring story about justice & the spirit of children.
"I liked that the kids didn’t take no for an answer and they organized this protest all by them-selves...I thought it was great to read a story where children are the main actors and are learning to be troublemakers. Labor Notes $10.00 Click here for more...
Shop steward Paul Farley crosses swords with a sadistic manager in this gripping legal thriller by postal worker Paul Felton. "...an entertaining book which teaches its readers about postal work, the fabric of a unionized workplace, and the shop floor responsibilities of a union steward...you’ll want your family and friends to read it..." $15.00 LABOR NOTES, click here...
Venture down into the dark, dangerous coal mines of the early 1900s, as Antonio Vacca and his sons encounter cave-ins and fires. Above ground the men and women battle gun thugs, corrupt sheriffs and crooked politicians in an epic struggle to form a union and make the mines a safer place to work.
"Kevin’s words bring to light the dreams and aspirations of the men, women and children who lived our labor history This is a part of American history that needs to be remem-bered." AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
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Back In Time
Stan Maron recounts his troubled childhood in the 1940's and his placement in a Brooklyn foster home after his mother's mysterious death. Unwanted and unruly, he learns to fight, gamble, drink and play pool, drops out of school and works as a street peddler on the sidewalks of New York, meeting a cast of colorful characters. A funny, wry look at a city that is all but gone.
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1199 NE Nursing home workers caring for the elderly and infirm show us how their challenging work is motivated by love in this inspiring collection of stories.
A funny, moving, poignant and eye-opening collection. $12.50
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warded Best Book by the United Association for Labor education Worthen’s breakthrough book treats organizing as learning and explains how workers face the hard challenges of organizing in the face of misinformation and direct attacks, while providing learning theory models that help make sense of the challenges you face organizing workers.
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When his beloved goes missing, Peter Davies searches for her, meets a mysterious radical feminist group, and comes face to face with the notorious madam, the Black Pearl. "...a gripping, breath-taking story of the invisible crime of sex trafficking in New York City." OSM Magazine.
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