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Woke Kids Book List – Raising Informed Future Voters – Instant Download List

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We have two teens in our house that can vote in 2024.  The responsibility weighs heavy on their generation.  We are a family of readers.  We have always encouraged our kids to think for themselves and to learn as much as they can. It is hard to tell our kids there is anything to live for as things are now; which is devastating as a parent.  Below are some of the books we have encouraged them to read over the years.  If you are looking for books to help bring change to our country; these books will help educate them on what they are really voting for and against.

woke teen book list for future voters

We think several things are important for an informed voter.  History that is not white washed is important.  Scientific research about the environment is important.  We believe a respect of freedom of religion is important; that faith cannot be legislated. Knowing how corporations have bought politicians is important.  Knowing what other countries have; and what other countries do not have is important.  If they can read books on the subject and think the status quo is what works; then they will be making an informed decision when executing their right to vote.  If they read all the evidence and think ‘this is crap’, they  may use their vote differently. It is up to them. 

Below is a growing list of books that spoke to them.  Surprising to nobody; they are mostly left leaning. We are admittedly raising pretty woke kids.  Don’t get me wrong, we let them explore everything. Our son picked up Don Jr’s book “Triggered” at a ‘free little library’ in our neighborhood and tried to give it a read. We supported his decision to hear what Jr had to say. We could hear him laughing in his room.  I asked if I should include it and he said “Only if they want to laugh”, so depending on what you are looking for, there is that.  Anyways, these are the books they actually endorse.

Also, as part of our woke liberal elite parenting style we go to our local library at least once a month.  We highly suggest you go to the library and pick up these books and others that suit your fancy there.  We suggest you borrow books from friends.We suggest buying from a local independent book shop.  That said, we know most people buy books from Amazon. If you are going to buy from Amazon anyway, we have included a link.  When you use this link you get the price you would if you went directly; but they get a little less money and I get a teeny tiny commission.  My very small Amazon commission goes into our kid’s college accounts because as you know; Americans are the only high earning country that does not provide free college.  Again; go to the library or an independent book from for your left leaning books if you can; but if you are going to buy from Amazon anyway; kindly buy from my links so my kids can go to school without predatory school loans.

Woke Kid’s Book Club

(Instant Download List Coming Soon)

The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander

Why the Electoral College is Bad for America – George C Edwards III

Born A Crime – Trevor Noah

Free Lunch – David Cay Johnston

Our Time Is Now – Stacey Abrams (FREE CURRENTLY ON KINDLE UNLIMITED!)

The Handmaids Tale – Margaret Atwood (FREE CURRENTLY ON KINDLE UNLIMITED!)

12 Angry Men- Lani Guinier

OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say? – Ben Sheehan

1984 – George Orwell

The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

When They Call You a Terrorist – Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

White Fragility – Robin Diangelo

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

This Fight is Our Fight – Elizabeth Warren

This list will continue to grow.  Our hope is to include both fiction and non fiction with several reading levels.  We have hope in these kids. 

 

 

Until Next Time ~ Kate
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