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The Deepest Well

Traumatic Consequences: A Revolution in Caring for Children

In The Deepest Well, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris writes about her first encounter with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study by Drs. Felitti and Anda. She says that it was like finding “the final...
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts

Child Lore Revisited

Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts is an anthology of childhood rhymes viewed through the lens of subversive folklore. Folklore can be defined as stories, customs, and beliefs passed on to later generations through word of...
Lives in Limbo

American Hopes, Broken Dreams

Lives in Limbo uses qualitative research techniques to follow the lives of 150 undocumented Latino (largely Mexican) youths in Los Angeles over a 12-year span. The research for the book has yielded a wealth of...
Heavy, An American Memoir

“Heavy” Topics (and You Should Read this Book)

The really important parts of teaching are the human parts. There are these daily reminders if we keep ourselves ready for them, that force us out of whatever routine we try to manage and...