More Than Just Romance: Books About Unity & Tolerance for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the day of love. But with all the uncertainty, hate and sadness in the world, some people may not be feeling a lot of the love as of late. There needs to be a reminder that there is still hope in the world, as long as we come together and we are tolerant of each other’s differences. And reading is the best way to accomplish that goal.

So if you are looking for something to uplift you that is not a romantic book this Valentine’s Day, here are some great book recommendations that perfectly demonstrate that there is still hope in the world:

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Book Review: We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 224 pages

Published: January 8, 2019

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography & Memoirs

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Celebrate HERstory With These Great Books

Young girls need to know their HERstory. And Women’s History Month is a perfect opportunity to do so. So if you are looking for great books to read with your kids (or something for yourself to give you a chance to learn), check out these great book picks that are great for the whole family to read:

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Strength in Words: Book Quotes For Women’s History Month

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As Women’s History Month comes to a close, let us remember that the fight for equal rights for women is a daily battle and remembering the great women who made a mark in history is not something that should be done for one day, let alone an entire month. We should never forget the contributions these women make. And what better way to recognize them all year round with inspiring words we hear from amazing women or quotes that demonstrate the importance of women in society.   Maybe your favorite made the list…

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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“Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

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Books To Read For International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a day we recognize and appreciate all the great accomplishments women have done for the world. I believe that is fair to say that one day is not enough, let alone an entire month. Nevertheless, it should not stop us from giving women the recognition they deserve. And what better way to understand women’s contributions by reading about them! Here are some great book recommendations that celebrate women  altogether!

 

I Am Malala:The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai

A true book of the century, Malala’s courage and stance on equal for girls is a true model of why we need to celebrate Women’s Day everyday. Her words will give you the inspiration you need not only for today, but all month long.

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