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  • Dark Tide

    Dark Tide : The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

    Author: Stephen Puleo

    Product Code: 3902
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/16/2004


    Price: $17.00

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  • Defying the Nazis

    Defying the Nazis : The Sharps' War

    Author: Artemis Joukowsky   Foreword By: Ken Burns

    Product Code: 6583
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/29/2017

    Official companion to the Ken Burns PBS film tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them to undertake dangerous rescue and relief missions across war-torn Europe, saving the lives of countless refugees, political dissidents, and Jews on the eve of World War II.


    Price: $18.00

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  • Detained and Deported

    Detained and Deported : Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire

    Author: Margaret Regan

    Product Code: 6491
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 5/3/2016

    An intimate look at the people ensnared by the US detention and deportation system, the largest in the world

    Price: $18.00

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  • Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess Of Compassion

    Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess Of Compassion : A Path Toward Clarity and Peace

    Author: Sandy Boucher

    Product Code: 5402
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 6/1/2000

    Beautifully illustrated introduction for Western women to Kwan Yin, the bodhisattva who embodies mercy, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom.


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  • Do It Anyway

    Do It Anyway : The New Generation of Activists

    Author: Courtney Martin

    Product Code: 4930
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/7/2010


    Price: $16.00

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  • Dosed

    Dosed : The Medication Generation Grows Up

    Author: Kaitlin Bell Barnett

    Product Code: 3813
    Binding Information: Hard cover
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/16/2014


    Price: $18.00

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  • Dreamers

    Dreamers : An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream

    Author: Eileen Truax

    Product Code: 6417
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 3/10/2015

    Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children-and now fighting to live here legally

    Price: $16.00

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  • Enabling Acts

    Enabling Acts : The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights

    Author: Lennard Davis

    Product Code: 6493
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 6/7/2016

    The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA-the "eyes on the prize" moment for disability rights

    Price: $22.00

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  • Engaged Spiritual Life

    Engaged Spiritual Life : A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World

    Author: Donald Rothberg

    Product Code: 5336
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 10/15/2006


    Price: $20.00

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  • Ethical Chic

    Ethical Chic : The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love

    Author: Fran Hawthorne

    Product Code: 4956
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 3/25/2013


    Price: $16.00

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  • Evidence

    Evidence : Poems

    Author: Mary Oliver

    Product Code: 4934
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/14/2010


    Price: $15.00

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  • Expand Social Security Now!

    Expand Social Security Now! : How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve

    Author: Steven Hill

    Product Code: 6482
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 5/10/2016

    Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded

    Price: $15.00

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  • Faith Ed

    Faith Ed : Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance

    Product Code: 6485
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/6/2016

    An intimate cross-country look at the new debate over religion in the public schools

    Price: $19.00

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  • Faitheist

    Faitheist : How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious

    Author: Chris Stedman

    Product Code: 2902
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 10/1/2013


    Price: $16.00

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  • Family Pride

    Family Pride : What LGBT Families Should Know about Navigating Home, School, and Safety in Their Neighborhoods

    Author: Michael Shelton   Foreword: Elizabeth Castellana, COLAGE

    Product Code: 3677
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 1/15/2013


    Price: $16.00

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