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Student Affairs Committee on Inclusion

Book List

SACI understands the challenges that come about when exploring various ideals and theories in order to help strengthen your skills within the realm of our competencies. Therefore, please feel free to browse through our book list in order to find supplementary materials for accomplishing your goals of each competency. We encourage you to contact the chair (s) of SACI if there are books not on this list that you would like to add!

 

Title of Book
Author (s)
Year Published
Theme
Availablity
A Hope in the Unseen
Ron Suskind
1999
first generation/ black student
Hamersly/Summit
A Journey into the Deaf-World
Harlan Lane, Robert Hoffeister, Ben Bahan
1996
deaf/hard of hearing
Hamersly/Summit
American Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines
Gail Collins
2007
struggles of American women
Debating Race
Michael Eric Dyson
2007
class conflicts in the African American Community, government bias, civil rights
Summit
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
John Callahan
1990
disability, sexuality, American welfare and political systems
Summit
Eyes of Desire 2: A Deaf GLBT Reader
Raymond Luczak
2007
deaf/lgbt
Summit
I Survived the Killing Fields
Seng Kok Ung
2011
racism, Communism
I'm Walking as Straight as I Can
Geri Jewell
2011
disability awareness/lgbtq
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
John Elder Robison
2007
disability awareness
Summit
Part Asian, 100% Hapa
Kip Fulbeck
2006
age, racism, hawaiian culture, ethnicity
Summit
Privilege, Power and Difference
Allan G. Johnson
2005
privilege, acceptance, and difference in American society
Summit
Race Matters
Cornel West
2001
African American issues, leadership, affirmative action, black- jewish relations sexuality
Hamersly/Summit
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry
Mildred D. Taylor
2004
segregation, bigotry, racism, poverty, and ethnicity issues
Hamersly/Summit
Still Me
Christopher Reeve
1999
life-altering disability, struggles, personal acceptance
Summit
The Color Purple
Alice Walker
1982
power, privilege, race, women's rights
Hamersley/Summit
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Mark Haddon
2004
autism and children
Hamersly/Summit
The Killing Field
       
The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini
April 27, 2004
political turmoil in Afghanistan and struggles of leaving
Hamersly/Summit
The Way I See It
Temple Grandin, Ph.D. and Ruth Sullivan
2008
disabilities; autism and aspergers vs. neurotypical
The Way I See it: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's (Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition)
Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
2011
disabilities; autism and aspergers vs. neurotypical
Summit
There Are No Children Here
Alex Kotlowitz
1992
inner city pathology, race, minority experiences
Hamersly
Waist-high In the World
Nancy Mairs
1997
life with a disability
Summit
What Are You? Voices of Mixed-Race Young People
Pearl Fuyo Gaskins
1999
race, gender, age, ethnicity, cultural transition, customs
Summit
White Like Me: Reflections of a Privileged Son
Tim Wise
2007
race, privilege
Summit

 

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