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"Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind." - Toni Morrison. As we head into the summer months, members of our Habitat Chicago team assembled this list of book recommendations as you start to build out your own summer reading list.
From virtual trivia night to meaningful lessons from tribal societies, we’re sharing six ways for you to make the most of your time at home. Enjoy, and be well!
It was author Malorie Blackman who said, “Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.” Our staff at Habitat Chicago is doing just that. We hope this diverse list of summer must-reads will encourage you, too, to put yourself in someone else’s shoes...
Enjoy this summer reading list curated by Habitat Chicago staff and year-long volunteers that we hope will spark in you the same understanding they have in us.
On the hunt for your next summer read? Interested in gathering a deeper understanding of housing, poverty, and race in America, as mirrored in Chicago? Well then, this list of book recommendations from the Habitat Chicago staff has your name written all over it.