The Family Action Network (FAN) is a 501(c)(3) organization that curates a high-quality speaker series each academic year. All FAN programs are free and open to the public. The Family Action Network (FAN) presents fresh ideas that elevate minds, expand hearts, and make the world a better place.
The Book Stall is proud to partner with FAN in their mission to spread knowledge and compassion. As FAN's preferred bookseller, we provide access to the literature that accompanies their robust lecture series.
Please find a curated list of books presented by FAN speakers below. From time-to-time, purchasing your FAN titles through The Book Stall will grant you access to exclusive content.
A groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the present day.
The hugely popular New York Times “Your Money” columnist and author of the bestselling The Opposite of Spoiled offers a deeply reported and emotionally honest approach to the biggest financial decision families will ever make: what to pay for college.
International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.
It was February 1, 1960.
They didn't need menus. Their order was simple.
A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side.
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
* "Unique and remarkable." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
$17.99ISBN: 9780316536776Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020
From a bestselling and award-winning husband and wife team comes an innovative, beautifully illustrated novel that delivers a front-row seat to the groundbreaking moments in history that led to African Americans earning the right to vote.
"Right here, I'm sharing the honest-to-goodness." -- Loretta$27.00ISBN: 9781982154615Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 27th, 2020
A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK AND INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Often hilarious and ultimately very touching.” —People
“Have you ever read a book that made you want to hug the author?” —Reese Witherspoon
“This unrestrained memoir is a transporting experience and one of the mo$28.00ISBN: 9780593087725Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Portfolio - July 21st, 2020
FORBES TOP 10 HIGHER EDUCATION BOOKS OF 2020
An explosive true crime story of fraud, corruption, greed, celebrity, and justice in the cheating scandal that shattered the myth of meritocracy.$27.00ISBN: 9780525509684Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: One World - October 20th, 2020
An essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers and a co-creator of Black Lives Matter
$20.95ISBN: 9781071838327Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Corwin Publishers - October 2nd, 2020$28.00ISBN: 9781982116293Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Scribner - September 15th, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020
From award-winning higher education journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Selingo comes a revealing look from inside the admissions office—one that identifies surprising strategies that will aid in the college search.$30.00ISBN: 9781250204561Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.
From Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, the dynamite husband and wife duo behind CreativeSoul Photography, comes GLORY, a photography book that shatters the conventional standards of beauty for Black children.
Featuring a foreword by Amanda Seales$28.99ISBN: 9781250265357Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: St. Martin's Press - November 10th, 2020
An anthropologist visits the frontiers of genetics, medicine, and technology to ask: Whose values are guiding gene editing experiments? And what does this new era of scientific inquiry mean for the future of the human species?
"That rare kind of scholarship that is also a page-turner."
—Britt Wray, author of Rise of the Necrofauna$17.95ISBN: 9781771644723Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Greystone Books - May 21st, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New Yorker and Science News$17.99ISBN: 9781250751379Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Flatiron Books - September 1st, 2020
PARENTING NEVER ENDS.
From the founders of the #1 site for parents of teens and young adults comes an essential guide for building strong relationships with your teens and preparing them to successfully launch into adulthood$28.00ISBN: 9780735214484Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Riverhead Books - May 28th, 2019
The #1 New York Times bestseller that has all America talking: as seen/heard on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, and more.
“Fascinating. . . . If you’re a generalist who has ever felt overshadowed by your specialist colleagues, this book is for you.” —Bill Gates$15.95ISBN: 9780544570290Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - September 22nd, 2015
“Simply the best book I have ever read about adolescence. . . With gentle wisdom, Steinberg guides us through truly novel findings on what happens during adolescence and tells us how, as parents and teachers, we should change our ways.” — Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.$24.00ISBN: 9781982132071Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Atria/One Signal Publishers - October 6th, 2020
“A meditation on kindness and hope, and how to move forward through grief.” —NPR
“A shining reminder to learn all we can from this moment, rebuilding ourselves in the darkness so that we may come out wiser, kinder, and stronger on the other side.” —The Boston Globe
“Powerful essa$15.99ISBN: 9780062429209Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Harper Perennial - August 1st, 2017
From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice.$16.95ISBN: 9781523508310Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Workman Publishing Company - June 9th, 2020
"A terrific book for parents who want to know how to talk about difficult, emotional issues with children."––Nancy Eisenberg, Regents' Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University
Includes how to talk to your kids about COVID-19.
In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr.$17.99ISBN: 9781534454217Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020
Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days. This celebration of a mother-daughter relationship is perfect for sharing with little ones!
On a rainy day when the house smells like cinnamon and Papa and Luca are still asleep, when the clouds are wearing shadows and the wind paints the window with beads of water, I want to be everywhere Mama is.$19.99ISBN: 9781534444959Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 13th, 2020
Jason Reynolds’s Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.
Will’s older brother, Shawn, has been shot.
Will feels a sadness so great, he can’t explain it.