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Beacon Press books seek to change the way readers think about fundamental issues, promoting such values as freedom of speech and thought, the importance of economic and social justice issues, religious pluralism, respect for our environment, and the importance of the arts in a civil society.Beacon has published several national bestsellers, and its books are frequently reviewed and discussed in national print and broadcast media.They are also used in university and secondary school curricula, citywide reading programs, and reading groups, and within a variety of organizational and faith - based reading programs.

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A Life Beyond Reason
Author: Chris Gabbard
Product Code: 6696
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 05/26/2020
 
An unflinching and luminous memoir that explores a father’s philosophical transformation when he must reconsider the questions what makes us human? and whose life is worth living?
 
 
Price: $16.00
A Master Class on Being Human
Authors: Anthony Pinn, Brad Braxton
Product Code: 9346
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 06/11/2024
 

A conversation between 2 eminent Black thinkers on how to work together to make the world a better place despite deep religious differences

Available for Preorder


 
 
Price: $20.95
A More Beautiful and Terrible History
Authors: Jeanne Theoharis, Jeanne Theoharis
Product Code: 6873
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 02/19/2019
 
Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movement
 
 
Price: $18.00
A Queer History of the United States
Author: Michael Bronski
Product Code: 4412
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 05/22/2012
 
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Price: $20.00
A Queer History of the United States for Young People
Author: Michael Bronski   Adapted by: Richie Chevat
Product Code: 6886
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 06/11/2019
 
Queer history didn’t start with Stonewall. This book explores how LGBTQ people have always been a part of our national identity, contributing to the country and culture for over 400 years
 
 
Price: $18.95
A Space for Us
Author: Michelle Cassandra Johnson
Product Code: 9300
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 08/08/2023
 

The first comprehensive guide for leading BIPOC affinity groups for challenging white supremacy, healing racial trauma, and taking collective action


 
 
Price: $22.95
A Time to Break Silence
Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
Product Code: 2911
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 11/05/2013
 
The first collection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential writings for high school students and young people—with eighteen selections including "I Have a Dream," "Letter from Birmingham Jail," and "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?"
 
 
Price: $15.00
A Treasury of African American Christmas Stories
Author: Bettye Collier-Thomas
Product Code: 6773
Binding Info: Hardback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 10/09/2018
 

A collection of Christmas stories written by African-American journalists, activists, and writers from the late 19th century to the modern civil rights movement.


 
 
Price: $19.95
ACE
Author: Angela Chen
Product Code: 5901
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 09/14/2021
 
An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that’s obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the ace perspective can teach all of us about desire and identity.
 
 
Price: $14.95
Acts of Faith Revised Edition
Editor: Eboo Patel
Product Code: 6765
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 09/15/2020
 

A revised edition of the renowned interfaith activist's story of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism. With a new afterword


 
 
Price: $16.00
After the Worst Day Ever
Author: Duane R. Bidwell
Product Code: 9325
Binding Info: Hardback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 03/19/2024
 

For those who care for chronically ill children, a new understanding of hope that equips adults to better nurture pediatric hope among sick kids—articulated by the children themselves


 
 
Price: $25.95
Against Civility
Author: Alex Zamalin
Product Code: 8916
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 02/08/2022
 

The first history of racial injustice to examine how civility and white supremacy are linked, and a call for citizens who care about social justice to abandon civility and practice civic radicalism


 
 
Price: $16.95
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