Peace Books

Peace Lessons from Around the World? - Sixteen lessons from around the world serve to stimulate values and skills for a culture of peace, includes guidelines on how to make a peace lesson.? Published in 2006

Hague Appeal for Peace, Global Campaign for Peace Education

777 United Nations Plaza, 3rd Fl, NYC, NY 10017

www.haguepeace.org

Enough Blood Shed - 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and Wars

by Mary-Wynne Ashford with Guy Dauncey, foreword by Arun Gandhi

New Society Publishers - 2006? www.newsociety.com

World Report 2006, Events of 2005

Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org

A Force More Powerful - A Century of Nonviolent Conflict?

by Peter Akerman and Jack Duvall

Palgrave - 2000

Global Values 101, a Short Course with Howard Zinn, Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, Pete Singer, Paul Farmer, and others

"this book shows us education as it should be - a conversation? across generations, a shared search for a better world, a dialogue about what is possible." - Susan Sarandon

ed. Kate Holbrook , etc.

Beacon Press - 2006

The Unconquerable World - Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People

by Jonathan Schell

A Metropolitan/Owl Book, Henry Holt and Co. - 2003

Peace Begins Here - Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other

Action oriented guide born of ongoing Buddhist retreat project for Israelis and Palestinians

by Tich Nhat Hahn

Parallax Press - 2004

Being Peace

Tich Nhat Hahn

Parallax Press

A Lifetime of PeaceEssential Writings by and About?Tich Nhat Hahn

ed. Jennifer Schwamm Willis

Marlowe and Co. - 2003

Nonviolent Soldier of Islam - Badshah Khan, A Man to Match His Mountains

Badshah Khan and Mahatma Gandhi, Allies in a Revolution of Human Spirit, Pioneers in a Culture of Peace

by Eknath Easwaran

Nilgiri Press - 1999

What's Right With Islam, A New Vision for Muslims and the West

by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

"This book shows that the only possible way forward is by the assiduous cultivation of mutual respect.? it should be read, but then - even more important - it should be acted upon." from the foreword by Karen Armstrong

Harper/San Francisco - 2004

Islam, A Short History

by Karen Armstrong

A Modern Library chronicles Book - 2000

Hope for a Global Ethic, Shared Principles in Religious Scriptures

by Brian D. Lepard

Baha'i Publishing - 2005

Peace Pilgrim, Her Life and Work in Her Own Words

"She walked more than 25,000 miles .... bearing the simplest of messages .... Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love."

Compiled by some of her friends

Ocean Tree Book - 1991

The Art of Peace, Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation

ed. Jeffrey Hopkins

Snow Lion Publications - 2000

Radical Simplicity, Small Footprints on a Finite Earth

"... The most persuasive argument I have seen yet for all of us to radically change the way we live day-to-day ... a profoundly important book." _ Howard Zinn

by Jim Merkel

New Society Press - 2003

The Psychology of Peace, An Introduction

by Rachel M. MacNair

Praeger - 2003

Leadership and the New Science, Discovering Order in a Chaotic World

Best Management Book of the Year -Industry Week magazine survey

"It displays the intricate webs of cooperation that that connect us."

by Margaret Wheatley

Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 1999

The Dignity of Difference -- How to avoid the Clash of Civilizations

by Jonathan Sacks--winner of the Grawmeyer award

"The dignity of Difference is a plea--the most forceful I could make for tolerance in an age of extremism" Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi

Continuum - 2002 reprinted and revised

Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace

by Michael Goldfarb

Surviving under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq

?The author has been a NPR voice from London for many years and he won the 2005 Lowell Thomas Overseas Press club award for his report:? British Jihad: Inside Out

?Carroll and Graf Publishers - 2005

?

God's Politics---Why the Right gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get it.?? A new vision for faith and Politics in America

by?Jim Wallis

?"Jim Wallis is an inspriation to me--for his witness of faith, his generous heart, his way of life, and his engagement with politics"-- Bill Moyers

?"Jim Wallis is compelling, provocative, and inspirational, with the kind of faith that can move mountains and can certainly move people and communities.? God be praised for Jim Wallis" -?Archibishop Desmond Tutu

Harper/San Francisco -2005

?Middle Church

by Dr. Bob Edgar, General secretary of the National Council of Churches, USA

"Middle Church is a stirring call to American believers." - President Carter

Soul of a Citizen---Living with Conviction in a Cyncial Time

by Paul Rogat Loeb

St. Martin's Press - 1999

?

The Impossible Will Take a While Longer?

by Paul Rogat Loeb

At Hell's Gate---a Soldier's Journey from War to Peace

by Claude Anshin Thomas

?"This is a book of great power, Thomas's pilgrimage to find living peace in a world full of teror and war gives us a wonderfully practical lesson in how to lieft ourselves out the insanity of fea, hatred, violence and trauma.? His singularly courageous story has the power to heal, to inspire, to teach."? Vietnam War/Buddhism

Shambala Publications, Inc. - 2004

?

Michael Lapsley - Priest and Partisan -? A South African Journey??

by Michael Worsnip

"...the most important message of this book is that there is hope:? hope for Michael, Hope for South Africa, hope for humanity."- Nelson Mandella

Ocean Press - 1996

The Courage for Peace- Daring to Create Harmony in Ourselves and the World

by Louise Diamond

Conari Press--2000(note:? Conari Press publishes books on topics ranging from spirituality, personal growth, women's issues, social issues, etc)

"Who are the peacemakrs of the world?? In my work in international peacebuilding inrecent years, ...this book is a must-read for everyone who understands that peace in our daily lives.....is a crucial part of building a world where peace is truly a way of life."? Sen. George Mitchell

(A call to action book)

?

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows - Turning Our Grief Into Action for Peace

by David Potorti with Peaceful Tomorrows 9/11 Families

RDV?Books/Akashic Books--2003??

?Patriots Act

by Bill Katovsky

The Lyons Press--2006

Voices of Dissent and the Risk of Speaking Out--What does Patriotism really mean.(Among the voices heard in Patriots Act:? Coleen Rowley, Paul Krugman, Daniel Ellsberg, Max Cleland, etc)

?

Our Endangered Values

by Jimmy Carter---

Simon & Schuster---2005

Current Events--america's Moral Crisis

?

The Peace Book-----108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World

by Louise Diamond

Conari Press--2001

?

Small Wonders-

by Barbara Kingsolver?

Soulful and soul-searching essays......A passionate invitation to readers to be a part of the crowd that cares about the environment, peace, and family.- SFChronicle

Harper/Collins--2002???? Perennial Edition -2003

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace?

"Earth democracy shifts the world-view from one dominated by markets and military, monocultures and mechanistic reductionism, to the peaceful co-creation of diverse beings, connected through the bonds of life ... (It) allows us to remove our blinders, imagine and create other possibilities? ... Liberation in our genocidal times is, first and foremost, the freedom to stay alive." ... presents? a holistic view of the?basic problems threatening planetary health?and even survival and what we can do about them

? ?by Vandana Shiva?

South End Press, 2005??

Also by Vandana Shiva?

Stloen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply??

Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit??

Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge

? ?Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology

??

?

?First They Killed My Father

by Loung Ung

Harper Collins-2000---Perennial -2001

Loung Ung is a National Spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine Free World

"From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's Pol Pot regime comes a riveting narrative of war, desperate actions, and the unnerving strength of a child and her family"--------(3rd Filipov Forum speaker)

?

?Embedded---The Media at War in Iraq

an oral history--over 60 personal perspective about the media at war in Iraq

by Bill Katovsky and Timothy Carlson

The Lyons Press -?2003? (won Harvard U Goldsmith Book Prize.)

No Future Without Forgiveness

"The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa has put the spotlight on all of us ... In its hearings Desmond Tutu has conveyed our common pain and sorrow, our hope and confidence in the future."? -?Nelson Mandela

Desmond Tutu

An Image Book/Doubleday - 1999

With All Our Strength, A Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

by Anne E. Brodsky

Routledge - 2003

Women for Afghan Women, Shattering Myths and Claiming the Future

ed. Sunita Mehta

Palgrave/Macmillan - 2002

"A must read for anyone with questions regarding Afghan women." - Dr. Faroque Khan

1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize

www.1000peacewomen.org/typo/index.php?

Caught Between, The Extraordinary Story of an Arab Palestinian Christian Israeli

by Riah Abu El-Assal, Bishop of Jerusalem

SPCK, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, London

Holy War, Holy Peace - How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

by Marc Gopin

Oxford - 2002

Books by Mahatma Gandhi:

All Men Are Brothers

Indian Home Rule

The Wisdom of Forgiveness

The Dalai Lama and Victor Chan

Riverhead Books - 2004

The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness

by Pema Chodron

Shambala Classics - 1991

No Time to Lose

by Pema Chodron

2006

The Art of Forgiveness- A Book of Meditations

by Jack Kornfield

Bantam Books - 2004

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace

ed.?Howard Zinn

Beacon Press - 2002?

America Against the World: How we are Different and Why We are Disliked

by Andrew Kohut and Bruce Stokes?

Henry Holt, 2006

? ?Battlebabble:? Selling War in America, A Dictionary of Deception.??

? ?by Thomas Lee

? ?Common Courage Press, 2005.

? ?King Leopold's Ghost (about the colonization of the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium)

? ?Bury the Chains (about the anti-slavery movement in England)

? ?The Unquiet Ghost (about how a country that gave the world Tolstoy and Chekov also give us the Gulag)

?? ?all by Adam Hochschild, (all are about situations of great evil and great social change)

Unarmed Insurrection

by Kurt Schock

a sociological analysis of nonviolent direct action and looks at successful "people power" movements in the Philippines and South Africa, successful pro-democracy movements in Nepal and Thailand, and "unsuccessful"movementsin Burma and China

University of Minnesota Press, 2005

? ?Teaching and Raising Children

I'd Rather Teach Peace

by Colman McCarthy

Orbis Books - 2002

A Curriculum of Peace:? Selected Essays from English Journal.??

Virginia R. Monseau, Ed.

?National Council of Teachers of English, 2004.

I haven't visited the Heinemann web site, but they are publishing a book this fall, I think, which was tentatively titled:??

Nurturing the Peacemakers in Our Students:? A Guide to Teaching Peace, Empathy and Understanding.??

Chris Weber, ed.

Heineman, soon to be published

Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts

Essays on the critical analysis of normative assumptions about the inevitability of violence and the redeemptive quality of violence as the necessary foundation of American freedom.

?by J. Denny Weaver and Gerald Biesecker-Mast

Lanham: Rowan and Littlefield, 2003 $26.95 pb.

Gaining Mind of Peace, Why Violence Happens and How to Stop It

Appropriate for middle and high school students

by Rachel M. MacNair

Xlibris - 2003

History Shows - Winning With Nonviolent Action

Short stories of some of the major nonviolent actions that have succeeded - written for Middle and high school students

by Rachel M. MacNair

Xlibris - 2004?

A Choice of Heroes - The Changing Face of American Manhood

by Mark Gerzon

Houghton Mifflin-1982--Paperback -1984

"...one of the most significant books of the nuclear age.? It should be read by all who want to prevent a nuclear war and provide a future for their children" - Helen & Bill Caldicott

?Old Book------But a favorite for parents with sons

Nuturing the Spirit- in non-sectarian classrooms?

by Aline D. Wolf---

Parent Child Press--1996

( The book was written for Montessori teachers.? However, many readers who reviewed it felt it would be useful for any parents or teachers who want to include the spiritual dimension in their care of young children, no matter what methods of education they employ.)

?

Universal Declaration of Human Rights: An Adaptation for Children

Educational and fun to read, this beautifully illustrated book will captivate all, especially children. Written by world renown children's author Ruth Rocha and featurinsg the vivid linocut illustration of Brazilian artist Otavio Roth, the book helps us all to understand better the importance of human rights.

http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/bookstor/Html/univ.htm

Above All Be Kind, Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

by Zoe Weil

New Society Publications - 2003

FOR KIDS

What Does Peace Feel Like?

by Vladimir Radunsky

Atheneum - 2004

(some of the proceeds go to CARE)

The Big Book for Peace

ed. Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs

Dutton - 1990

The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, How to Keep Cool Stay Safe and Get Along

? ?by Naomi Drew, M.A.

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

Jane Addams Book Award?for young children

a?true story of a mail carrier who led his community in the peaceful integration of all public facilities in Savannah in the 1940s

by Jim Haskins

Candlewick Press

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX

Jane Addams Book Award for Older Children

by Karen Blumenthal and illus by Benny Andrews

Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster

Coretta Scott King Book Award honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children

Day of Tears

masterful fictionalized account of the largest slave auction in US history, in 1859 in Savannah, GA

by Julius Lester

Rosa

illus. by Bryan Collier

Dr Seuss Books:

The Lorax

The Sneetches

?GAMES

A Force More Powerful Video Game

www.afmpgame.com

"... seeks to model nonviolent methods of resistance, aimed at people around the world who wish to use nonviolent conflict to fight for reform" - Darius Kazemi, student at Worcester Polytechnis Institute

Peacemaker, <www.peacemakergame.com>

The Climate Game, <www.climategame.org

Third World Farmer, <www.3rdworldfarmer.com>

Food Force, <www.food-force.com

Exchanging Culture, <http://interactive.usc.edu/members/jmfernandez/2006/02/exchanging_cultures_ec_game.html>

Global Kids Island, <www.globalkids.org>

Books on Restorative Justice

POETRY

The Other Side of Sorrow

by Pat Frisella?

Pub by Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2006

email at frisella@worldpath.net

The Poetry of Peace

ed. Krieger, David

Capra Press, 2003

Poets Against the War

ed. Hamill, Sam

Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003. (These are the poets that were to read at the White House but Laura Bush cancelled the reading b/c they were going to speak against the war in Iraq.??The book is dedicated to her.)

Every War Has Two Losers :? William Stafford on Peace and War

ed. and introd. Kim Stafford

Milkweed Editions - 2003

The War Works Hard - trans. from Arabic

Winner of 2004 PEN Translation Fund Award

Dunya Mikhail

A New Directions Book First pub. 1993, also 2000

?

WEBSITES for books and magazines on social Issues, peace, nonviolence for adults and children

?? ?American Friends Service Committee? ?<www.afscstore.org>

? ?

?? ?Peacework, published monthly <www.afsc.org/peacework>








Peace Lessons from Around the World? - Sixteen lessons from around the world serve to stimulate values and skills for a culture of peace, includes guidelines on how to make a peace lesson.? Published in 2006

Hague Appeal for Peace, Global Campaign for Peace Education

777 United Nations Plaza, 3rd Fl, NYC, NY 10017

www.haguepeace.org

Enough Blood Shed - 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and Wars

by Mary-Wynne Ashford with Guy Dauncey, foreword by Arun Gandhi

New Society Publishers - 2006? www.newsociety.com

World Report 2006, Events of 2005

Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org

A Force More Powerful - A Century of Nonviolent Conflict?

by Peter Akerman and Jack Duvall

Palgrave - 2000

Global Values 101, a Short Course with Howard Zinn, Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, Pete Singer, Paul Farmer, and others

"this book shows us education as it should be - a conversation? across generations, a shared search for a better world, a dialogue about what is possible." - Susan Sarandon

ed. Kate Holbrook , etc.

Beacon Press - 2006

The Unconquerable World - Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People

by Jonathan Schell

A Metropolitan/Owl Book, Henry Holt and Co. - 2003

Peace Begins Here - Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other

Action oriented guide born of ongoing Buddhist retreat project for Israelis and Palestinians

by Tich Nhat Hahn

Parallax Press - 2004

Being Peace

Tich Nhat Hahn

Parallax Press

A Lifetime of PeaceEssential Writings by and About?Tich Nhat Hahn

ed. Jennifer Schwamm Willis

Marlowe and Co. - 2003

Nonviolent Soldier of Islam - Badshah Khan, A Man to Match His Mountains

Badshah Khan and Mahatma Gandhi, Allies in a Revolution of Human Spirit, Pioneers in a Culture of Peace

by Eknath Easwaran

Nilgiri Press - 1999

What's Right With Islam, A New Vision for Muslims and the West

by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

"This book shows that the only possible way forward is by the assiduous cultivation of mutual respect.? it should be read, but then - even more important - it should be acted upon." from the foreword by Karen Armstrong

Harper/San Francisco - 2004

Islam, A Short History

by Karen Armstrong

A Modern Library chronicles Book - 2000

Hope for a Global Ethic, Shared Principles in Religious Scriptures

by Brian D. Lepard

Baha'i Publishing - 2005

Peace Pilgrim, Her Life and Work in Her Own Words

"She walked more than 25,000 miles .... bearing the simplest of messages .... Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love."

Compiled by some of her friends

Ocean Tree Book - 1991

The Art of Peace, Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation

ed. Jeffrey Hopkins

Snow Lion Publications - 2000

Radical Simplicity, Small Footprints on a Finite Earth

"... The most persuasive argument I have seen yet for all of us to radically change the way we live day-to-day ... a profoundly important book." _ Howard Zinn

by Jim Merkel

New Society Press - 2003

The Psychology of Peace, An Introduction

by Rachel M. MacNair

Praeger - 2003

Leadership and the New Science, Discovering Order in a Chaotic World

Best Management Book of the Year -Industry Week magazine survey

"It displays the intricate webs of cooperation that that connect us."

by Margaret Wheatley

Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 1999

The Dignity of Difference -- How to avoid the Clash of Civilizations

by Jonathan Sacks--winner of the Grawmeyer award

"The dignity of Difference is a plea--the most forceful I could make for tolerance in an age of extremism" Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi

Continuum - 2002 reprinted and revised

Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace

by Michael Goldfarb

Surviving under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq

?The author has been a NPR voice from London for many years and he won the 2005 Lowell Thomas Overseas Press club award for his report:? British Jihad: Inside Out

?Carroll and Graf Publishers - 2005

?

God's Politics---Why the Right gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get it.?? A new vision for faith and Politics in America

by?Jim Wallis

?"Jim Wallis is an inspriation to me--for his witness of faith, his generous heart, his way of life, and his engagement with politics"-- Bill Moyers

?"Jim Wallis is compelling, provocative, and inspirational, with the kind of faith that can move mountains and can certainly move people and communities.? God be praised for Jim Wallis" -?Archibishop Desmond Tutu

Harper/San Francisco -2005

?Middle Church

by Dr. Bob Edgar, General secretary of the National Council of Churches, USA

"Middle Church is a stirring call to American believers." - President Carter

Soul of a Citizen---Living with Conviction in a Cyncial Time

by Paul Rogat Loeb

St. Martin's Press - 1999

?

The Impossible Will Take a While Longer?

by Paul Rogat Loeb

At Hell's Gate---a Soldier's Journey from War to Peace

by Claude Anshin Thomas

?"This is a book of great power, Thomas's pilgrimage to find living peace in a world full of teror and war gives us a wonderfully practical lesson in how to lieft ourselves out the insanity of fea, hatred, violence and trauma.? His singularly courageous story has the power to heal, to inspire, to teach."? Vietnam War/Buddhism

Shambala Publications, Inc. - 2004

?

Michael Lapsley - Priest and Partisan -? A South African Journey??

by Michael Worsnip

"...the most important message of this book is that there is hope:? hope for Michael, Hope for South Africa, hope for humanity."- Nelson Mandella

Ocean Press - 1996

The Courage for Peace- Daring to Create Harmony in Ourselves and the World

by Louise Diamond

Conari Press--2000(note:? Conari Press publishes books on topics ranging from spirituality, personal growth, women's issues, social issues, etc)

"Who are the peacemakrs of the world?? In my work in international peacebuilding inrecent years, ...this book is a must-read for everyone who understands that peace in our daily lives.....is a crucial part of building a world where peace is truly a way of life."? Sen. George Mitchell

(A call to action book)

?

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows - Turning Our Grief Into Action for Peace

by David Potorti with Peaceful Tomorrows 9/11 Families

RDV?Books/Akashic Books--2003??

?Act

by Bill Katovsky

The Lyons Press--2006

Voices of Dissent and the Risk of Speaking Out--What does Patriotism really mean.(Among the voices heard in Patriots Act:? Coleen Rowley, Paul Krugman, Daniel Ellsberg, Max Cleland, etc)

?

Our Endangered Values

by Jimmy Carter---

Simon & Schuster---2005

Current Events--america's Moral Crisis

?

The Peace Book-----108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World

by Louise Diamond

Conari Press--2001

?

Small Wonders-

by Barbara Kingsolver?

Soulful and soul-searching essays......A passionate invitation to readers to be a part of the crowd that cares about the environment, peace, and family.- SFChronicle

Harper/Collins--2002???? Perennial Edition -2003

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace?

"Earth democracy shifts the world-view from one dominated by markets and military, monocultures and mechanistic reductionism, to the peaceful co-creation of diverse beings, connected through the bonds of life ... (It) allows us to remove our blinders, imagine and create other possibilities? ... Liberation in our genocidal times is, first and foremost, the freedom to stay alive." ... presents? a holistic view of the?basic problems threatening planetary health?and even survival and what we can do about them

? ?by Vandana Shiva

South End Press, 2005??

Also by Vandana Shiva?

Stloen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply??

Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit??

Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge

? ?Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology

??

?

?First They Killed My Father

by Loung Ung

Harper Collins-2000---Perennial -2001

Loung Ung is a National Spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine Free World

"From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's Pol Pot regime comes a riveting narrative of war, desperate actions, and the unnerving strength of a child and her family"--------(3rd Filipov Forum speaker)

?

?Embedded---The Media at War in Iraq

an oral history--over 60 personal perspective about the media at war in Iraq

by Bill Katovsky and Timothy Carlson

The Lyons Press -?2003? (won Harvard U Goldsmith Book Prize.)

No Future Without Forgiveness

"The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa has put the spotlight on all of us ... In its hearings Desmond Tutu has conveyed our common pain and sorrow, our hope and confidence in the future."? -?Nelson Mandela

Desmond Tutu

An Image Book/Doubleday - 1999

With All Our Strength, A Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

by Anne E. Brodsky

Routledge - 2003

Women for Afghan Women, Shattering Myths and Claiming the Future

ed. Sunita Mehta

Palgrave/Macmillan - 2002

"A must read for anyone with questions regarding Afghan women." - Dr. Faroque Khan

1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize

www.1000peacewomen.org/typo/index.php?

Caught Between, The Extraordinary Story of an Arab Palestinian Christian Israeli

by Riah Abu El-Assal, Bishop of Jerusalem

SPCK, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, London

Holy War, Holy Peace - How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

by Marc Gopin

Oxford - 2002

Books by Mahatma Gandhi:

All Men Are Brothers

Indian Home Rule

The Wisdom of Forgiveness

The Dalai Lama and Victor Chan

Riverhead Books - 2004

The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness

by Pema Chodron

Shambala Classics - 1991

No Time to Lose

by Pema Chodron

2006

The Art of Forgiveness- A Book of Meditations

by Jack Kornfield

Bantam Books - 2004

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace

ed.?Howard Zinn

Beacon Press - 2002?

America Against the World: How we are Different and Why We are Disliked

by Andrew Kohut and Bruce Stokes?

Henry Holt, 2006

? ?Battlebabble:? Selling War in America, A Dictionary of Deception.??

? ?by Thomas Lee

? ?Common Courage Press, 2005.

? ?King Leopold's Ghost (about the colonization of the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium)

? ?Bury the Chains (about the anti-slavery movement in England)

? ?The Unquiet Ghost (about how a country that gave the world Tolstoy and Chekov also give us the Gulag)

?? ?all by Adam Hochschild, (all are about situations of great evil and great social change)

Unarmed Insurrection

by Kurt Schock

a sociological analysis of nonviolent direct action and looks at successful "people power" movements in the Philippines and South Africa, successful pro-democracy movements in Nepal and Thailand, and "unsuccessful"movements in Burma and China

University of Minnesota Press, 2005

??Teaching and Raising Children

I'd Rather Teach Peace

by Colman McCarthy

Orbis Books - 2002

A Curriculum of Peace:? Selected Essays from English Journal.??

Virginia R. Monseau, Ed.

?National Council of Teachers of English, 2004.

I haven't visited the Heinemann web site, but they are publishing a book this fall, I think, which was tentatively titled:??

Nurturing the Peacemakers in Our Students:? A Guide to Teaching Peace, Empathy and Understanding.??

Chris Weber, ed.

Heineman, soon to be published

Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts

Essays on the critical analysis of normative assumptions about the inevitability of violence and the redeemptive quality of violence as the necessary foundation of American freedom.

?by J. Denny Weaver and Gerald Biesecker-Mast

Lanham: Rowan and Littlefield, 2003 $26.95 pb.

Gaining Mind of Peace, Why Violence Happens and How to Stop It

Appropriate for middle and high school students

by Rachel M. MacNair

Xlibris - 2003

History Shows - Winning With Nonviolent Action

Short stories of some of the major nonviolent actions that have succeeded - written for Middle and high school students

by Rachel M. MacNair

Xlibris - 2004?

A Choice of Heroes - The Changing Face of American Manhood

by Mark Gerzon

Houghton Mifflin-1982--Paperback -1984

"...one of the most significant books of the nuclear age.? It should be read by all who want to prevent a nuclear war and provide a future for their children" - Helen & Bill Caldicott

?Old Book------But a favorite for parents with sons

Nuturing the Spirit- in non-sectarian classrooms?

by Aline D. Wolf---

Parent Child Press--1996

( The book was written for Montessori teachers.? However, many readers who reviewed it felt it would be useful for any parents or teachers who want to include the spiritual dimension in their care of young children, no matter what methods of education they employ.)

?

Universal Declaration of Human Rights: An Adaptation for Children

Educational and fun to read, this beautifully illustrated book will captivate all, especially children. Written by world renown children's author Ruth Rocha and featurinsg the vivid linocut illustration of Brazilian artist Otavio Roth, the book helps us all to understand better the importance of human rights.

http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/bookstor/Html/univ.htm

Above All Be Kind, Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

by Zoe Weil

New Society Publications - 2003

FOR KIDS

What Does Peace Feel Like?

by Vladimir Radunsky

Atheneum - 2004

(some of the proceeds go to CARE)

The Big Book for Peace

ed. Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs

Dutton - 1990

The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, How to Keep Cool Stay Safe and Get Along

? ?by Naomi Drew, M.A.

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

Jane Addams Book Award?for young children

a?true story of a mail carrier who led his community in the peaceful integration of all public facilities in Savannah in the 1940s

by Jim Haskins

Candlewick Press

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX

Jane Addams Book Award for Older Children

by Karen Blumenthal and illus by Benny Andrews

Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster

Coretta Scott King Book Award honoring African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children

Day of Tears

masterful fictionalized account of the largest slave auction in US history, in 1859 in Savannah, GA

by Julius Lester

Rosa

illus. by Bryan Collier

Dr Seuss Books:

The Lorax

The Sneetches

?GAMES

A Force More Powerful Video Game

www.afmpgame.com

"... seeks to model nonviolent methods of resistance, aimed at people around the world who wish to use nonviolent conflict to fight for reform" - Darius Kazemi, student at Worcester Polytechnis Institute

Peacemaker, <www.peacemakergame.com>

The Climate Game, <www.climategame.org

Third World Farmer, <www.3rdworldfarmer.com>

Food Force, <www.food-force.com

Exchanging Culture, <http://interactive.usc.edu/members/jmfernandez/2006/02/exchanging_cultures_ec_game.html>

Global Kids Island, <www.globalkids.org>

Books on Restorative Justice

POETRY

The Other Side of Sorrow

by Pat Frisella?

Pub by Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2006

email at frisella@worldpath.net

The Poetry of Peace

ed. Krieger, David

Capra Press, 2003

Poets Against the War

ed. Hamill, Sam

Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003. (These are the poets that were to read at the White House but Laura Bush cancelled the reading b/c they were going to speak against the war in Iraq.??The book is dedicated to her.)

Every War Has Two Losers :? William Stafford on Peace and War

ed. and introd. Kim Stafford

Milkweed Editions - 2003

The War Works Hard - trans. from Arabic

Winner of 2004 PEN Translation Fund Award

Dunya Mikhail

A New Directions Book First pub. 1993, also 2000

?

WEBSITES for books and magazines on social Issues, peace, nonviolence for adults and children

?? ?American Friends Service Committee? ?<www.afscstore.org>

? ?

?? ?Peacework, published monthly <www.afsc.org/peacework>


Peace Lessons from Around the World  - Sixteen lessons from around 
the world serve to stimulate values and skills for a culture of 
peace, includes guidelines on how to make a peace lesson.  Published 
in 2006
Hague Appeal for Peace, Global Campaign for Peace Education
777 United Nations Plaza, 3rd Fl, NYC, NY 10017
www.haguepeace.org

Enough Blood Shed - 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and Wars
by Mary-Wynne Ashford with Guy Dauncey, foreword by Arun Gandhi
New Society Publishers - 2006  www.newsociety.com

World Report 2006, Events of 2005
Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org

A Force More Powerful - A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
by Peter Akerman and Jack Duvall
Palgrave - 2000

Global Values 101, a Short Course with Howard Zinn, Amy Goodman, Noam 
Chomsky, Pete Singer, Paul Farmer, and others
"this book shows us education as it should be - a conversation  
across generations, a shared search for a better world, a dialogue 
about what is possible." - Susan Sarandon
ed. Kate Holbrook , etc.
Beacon Press - 2006


The Unconquerable World - Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People
by Jonathan Schell
A Metropolitan/Owl Book, Henry Holt and Co. - 2003

Peace Begins Here - Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other
Action oriented guide born of ongoing Buddhist retreat project for 
Israelis and Palestinians
by Tich Nhat Hahn
Parallax Press - 2004

Being Peace
Tich Nhat Hahn
Parallax Press

A Lifetime of PeaceEssential Writings by and About Tich Nhat Hahn
ed. Jennifer Schwamm Willis
Marlowe and Co. - 2003


Nonviolent Soldier of Islam - Badshah Khan, A Man to Match His Mountains
Badshah Khan and Mahatma Gandhi, Allies in a Revolution of Human 
Spirit, Pioneers in a Culture of Peace
by Eknath Easwaran
Nilgiri Press - 1999

What's Right With Islam, A New Vision for Muslims and the West
by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
"This book shows that the only possible way forward is by the 
assiduous cultivation of mutual respect.  it should be read, but then 
- even more important - it should be acted upon." from the foreword 
by Karen Armstrong
Harper/San Francisco - 2004

Islam, A Short History
by Karen Armstrong
A Modern Library chronicles Book - 2000

Hope for a Global Ethic, Shared Principles in Religious Scriptures
by Brian D. Lepard
Baha'i Publishing - 2005

Peace Pilgrim, Her Life and Work in Her Own Words
"She walked more than 25,000 miles .... bearing the simplest of 
messages .... Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and 
hatred with love."
Compiled by some of her friends
Ocean Tree Book - 1991


The Art of Peace, Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, 
Conflict and Reconciliation
ed. Jeffrey Hopkins
Snow Lion Publications - 2000



Radical Simplicity, Small Footprints on a Finite Earth
"... The most persuasive argument I have seen yet for all of us to 
radically change the way we live day-to-day ... a profoundly 
important book." _ Howard Zinn
by Jim Merkel
New Society Press - 2003


The Psychology of Peace, An Introduction
by Rachel M. MacNair
Praeger - 2003




Leadership and the New Science, Discovering Order in a Chaotic World
Best Management Book of the Year -Industry Week magazine survey
"It displays the intricate webs of cooperation that that connect us."
by Margaret Wheatley
Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 1999


The Dignity of Difference -- How to avoid the Clash of Civilizations
by Jonathan Sacks--winner of the Grawmeyer award
"The dignity of Difference is a plea--the most forceful I could make 
for tolerance in an age of extremism" Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi
Continuum - 2002 reprinted and revised

Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace
by Michael Goldfarb
Surviving under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq
 
The author has been a NPR voice from London for many years and he 
won the 2005 Lowell Thomas Overseas Press club award for his report:  
British Jihad: Inside Out
 
Carroll and Graf Publishers - 2005

God's Politics---Why the Right gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get 
it.   A new vision for faith and Politics in America
by Jim Wallis
 
"Jim Wallis is an inspriation to me--for his witness of faith, his 
generous heart, his way of life, and his engagement with politics"-- 
Bill Moyers
 
"Jim Wallis is compelling, provocative, and inspirational, with the 
kind of faith that can move mountains and can certainly move people 
and communities.  God be praised for Jim Wallis" - Archibishop 
Desmond Tutu
Harper/San Francisco -2005

 
Middle Church
by Dr. Bob Edgar, General secretary of the National Council of 
Churches, USA
"Middle Church is a stirring call to American believers." - President 
Carter

Soul of a Citizen---Living with Conviction in a Cyncial Time
by Paul Rogat Loeb
St. Martin's Press - 1999

The Impossible Will Take a While Longer
by Paul Rogat Loeb

At Hell's Gate---a Soldier's Journey from War to Peace
by Claude Anshin Thomas
 
"This is a book of great power, Thomas's pilgrimage to find living 
peace in a world full of teror and war gives us a wonderfully 
practical lesson in how to lieft ourselves out the insanity of fea, 
hatred, violence and trauma.  His singularly courageous story has the 
power to heal, to inspire, to teach."  Vietnam War/Buddhism
Shambala Publications, Inc. - 2004

Michael Lapsley - Priest and Partisan -  A South African Journey
by Michael Worsnip
"...the most important message of this book is that there is hope:  
hope for Michael, Hope for South Africa, hope for humanity."- Nelson 
Mandella
Ocean Press - 1996

The Courage for Peace- Daring to Create Harmony in Ourselves and the 
World
by Louise Diamond
Conari Press--2000(note:  Conari Press publishes books on topics 
ranging from spirituality, personal growth, women's issues, social 
issues, etc)
"Who are the peacemakrs of the world?  In my work in international 
peacebuilding inrecent years, ...this book is a must-read for 
everyone who understands that peace in our daily lives.....is a 
crucial part of building a world where peace is truly a way of 
life."  Sen. George Mitchell
(A call to action book)


September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows - Turning Our Grief 
Into Action for Peace
by David Potorti with Peaceful Tomorrows 9/11 Families
RDV Books/Akashic Books--2003

 
Patriots Act
by Bill Katovsky
The Lyons Press--2006
Voices of Dissent and the Risk of Speaking Out--What does Patriotism 
really mean.(Among the voices heard in Patriots Act:  Coleen Rowley, 
Paul Krugman, Daniel Ellsberg, Max Cleland, etc)

Our Endangered Values
by Jimmy Carter---
Simon & Schuster---2005
Current Events--america's Moral Crisis

The Peace Book-----108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World
by Louise Diamond
Conari Press--2001

Small Wonders-
by Barbara Kingsolver
Soulful and soul-searching essays......A passionate invitation to 
readers to be a part of the crowd that cares about the environment, 
peace, and family.- SFChronicle
Harper/Collins--2002     Perennial Edition -2003

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
"Earth democracy shifts the world-view from one dominated by markets 
and military, monocultures and mechanistic reductionism, to the 
peaceful co-creation of diverse beings, connected through the bonds 
of life ... (It) allows us to remove our blinders, imagine and create 
other possibilities  ... Liberation in our genocidal times is, first 
and foremost, the freedom to stay alive." ... presents  a holistic 
view of the basic problems threatening planetary health and even 
survival and what we can do about them
   
by Vandana Shiva
South End Press, 2005

Also by Vandana Shiva
Stloen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
   
Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and 
Biotechnology


 
First They Killed My Father
by Loung Ung
Harper Collins-2000---Perennial -2001
Loung Ung is a National Spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine 
Free World
"From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's Pol Pot regime comes a 
riveting narrative of war, desperate actions, and the unnerving 
strength of a child and her family"--------(3rd Filipov Forum speaker)

 
Embedded---The Media at War in Iraq
an oral history--over 60 personal perspective about the media at war 
in Iraq
by Bill Katovsky and Timothy Carlson
The Lyons Press - 2003  (won Harvard U Goldsmith Book Prize.)

No Future Without Forgiveness
"The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa has put the 
spotlight on all of us ... In its hearings Desmond Tutu has conveyed 
our common pain and sorrow, our hope and confidence in the future."  
- Nelson Mandela
Desmond Tutu
An Image Book/Doubleday - 1999

With All Our Strength, A Revolutionary Association of the Women of 
Afghanistan
by Anne E. Brodsky
Routledge - 2003

Women for Afghan Women, Shattering Myths and Claiming the Future
ed. Sunita Mehta
Palgrave/Macmillan - 2002
"A must read for anyone with questions regarding Afghan women." - Dr. 
Faroque Khan

1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize
www.1000peacewomen.org/typo/index.php?

Caught Between, The Extraordinary Story of an Arab Palestinian 
Christian Israeli
by Riah Abu El-Assal, Bishop of Jerusalem
SPCK, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, London

Holy War, Holy Peace - How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East
by Marc Gopin
Oxford - 2002

Books by Mahatma Gandhi:
All Men Are Brothers
Indian Home Rule


The Wisdom of Forgiveness
The Dalai Lama and Victor Chan
Riverhead Books - 2004


The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness
by Pema Chodron
Shambala Classics - 1991

No Time to Lose
by Pema Chodron
2006

The Art of Forgiveness- A Book of Meditations
by Jack Kornfield
Bantam Books - 2004

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace
ed. Howard Zinn
Beacon Press - 2002





America Against the World: How we are Different and Why We are Disliked
by Andrew Kohut and Bruce Stokes
Henry Holt, 2006


   
Battlebabble:  Selling War in America, A Dictionary of Deception.
   
by Thomas Lee
   
Common Courage Press, 2005.

   
King Leopold's Ghost (about the colonization of the Congo by King 
Leopold II of Belgium)
   
Bury the Chains (about the anti-slavery movement in England)
   
The Unquiet Ghost (about how a country that gave the world 
Tolstoy and Chekov also give us the Gulag)
    
all by Adam Hochschild, (all are about situations of great evil 
and great social change)

Unarmed Insurrection
by Kurt Schock
a sociological analysis of nonviolent direct action and looks at 
successful "people power" movements in the Philippines and South 
Africa, successful pro-democracy movements in Nepal and Thailand, and 
"unsuccessful"movements in Burma and China
University of Minnesota Press, 2005



   
Teaching and Raising Children


I'd Rather Teach Peace
by Colman McCarthy
Orbis Books - 2002

A Curriculum of Peace:  Selected Essays from English Journal.
Virginia R. Monseau, Ed.
 
National Council of Teachers of English, 2004.



I haven't visited the Heinemann web site, but they are publishing a 
book this fall, I think, which was tentatively titled:
Nurturing the Peacemakers in Our Students:  A Guide to Teaching 
Peace, Empathy and Understanding.
Chris Weber, ed.
Heineman, soon to be published

Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts
Essays on the critical analysis of normative assumptions about the 
inevitability of violence and the redeemptive quality of violence as 
the necessary foundation of American freedom.
 
by J. Denny Weaver and Gerald Biesecker-Mast
Lanham: Rowan and Littlefield, 2003 $26.95 pb.

Gaining Mind of Peace, Why Violence Happens and How to Stop It
Appropriate for middle and high school students
by Rachel M. MacNair
Xlibris - 2003

History Shows - Winning With Nonviolent Action
Short stories of some of the major nonviolent actions that have 
succeeded - written for Middle and high school students
by Rachel M. MacNair
Xlibris - 2004



A Choice of Heroes - The Changing Face of American Manhood
by Mark Gerzon
Houghton Mifflin-1982--Paperback -1984
"...one of the most significant books of the nuclear age.  It should 
be read by all who want to prevent a nuclear war and provide a future 
for their children" - Helen & Bill Caldicott
 
Old Book------But a favorite for parents with sons


Nuturing the Spirit- in non-sectarian classrooms
by Aline D. Wolf---
Parent Child Press--1996
( The book was written for Montessori teachers.  However, many 
readers who reviewed it felt it would be useful for any parents or 
teachers who want to include the spiritual dimension in their care of 
young children, no matter what methods of education they employ.)



Universal Declaration of Human Rights: An Adaptation for Children
Educational and fun to read, this beautifully illustrated book will 
captivate all, especially children. Written by world renown 
children's author Ruth Rocha and featurinsg the vivid linocut 
illustration of Brazilian artist Otavio Roth, the book helps us all 
to understand better the importance of human rights.
http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/bookstor/Html/univ.htm

Above All Be Kind, Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times
by Zoe Weil
New Society Publications - 2003

FOR KIDS

What Does Peace Feel Like?
by Vladimir Radunsky
Atheneum - 2004
(some of the proceeds go to CARE)

The Big Book for Peace
ed. Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs
Dutton - 1990

The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, How to Keep Cool Stay Safe 
and Get Along
   
by Naomi Drew, M.A.

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Jane Addams Book Award for young children
a true story of a mail carrier who led his community in the peaceful 
integration of all public facilities in Savannah in the 1940s
by Jim Haskins
Candlewick Press

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX
Jane Addams Book Award for Older Children
by Karen Blumenthal and illus by Benny Andrews
Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster


Coretta Scott King Book Award honoring African American authors and 
illustrators of outstanding books for children
Day of Tears
masterful fictionalized account of the largest slave auction in US 
history, in 1859 in Savannah, GA
by Julius Lester
Rosa
illus. by Bryan Collier

Dr Seuss Books:
The Lorax
The Sneetches



 
GAMES

A Force More Powerful Video Game
www.afmpgame.com
"... seeks to model nonviolent methods of resistance, aimed at people 
around the world who wish to use nonviolent conflict to fight for 
reform" - Darius Kazemi, student at Worcester Polytechnis Institute

Peacemaker, <www.peacemakergame.com>

The Climate Game, <www.climategame.org

Third World Farmer, <www.3rdworldfarmer.com>

Food Force, <www.food-force.com

Exchanging Culture, <http://interactive.usc.edu/members/jmfernandez/
2006/02/exchanging_cultures_ec_game.html>

Global Kids Island, <www.globalkids.org>



Books on Restorative Justice





POETRY

The Other Side of Sorrow
by Pat Frisella
Pub by Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2006
email at frisella@worldpath.net

The Poetry of Peace
ed. Krieger, David
Capra Press, 2003

Poets Against the War
ed. Hamill, Sam
Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003. (These are the poets that were to read 
at the White House but Laura Bush cancelled the reading b/c they were 
going to speak against the war in Iraq.  The book is dedicated to her.)

Every War Has Two Losers :  William Stafford on Peace and War
ed. and introd. Kim Stafford
Milkweed Editions - 2003

The War Works Hard - trans. from Arabic
Winner of 2004 PEN Translation Fund Award
Dunya Mikhail
A New Directions Book First pub. 1993, also 2000






WEBSITES for books and magazines on social Issues, peace, nonviolence 
for adults and children

    
American Friends Service Committee   <www.afscstore.org>

    
Peacework, published monthly <www.afsc.org/peacework>









Peace Lessons from Around the World  - Sixteen lessons from around 
the world serve to stimulate values and skills for a culture of 
peace, includes guidelines on how to make a peace lesson.  Published 
in 2006
Hague Appeal for Peace, Global Campaign for Peace Education
777 United Nations Plaza, 3rd Fl, NYC, NY 10017
www.haguepeace.org

Enough Blood Shed - 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and Wars
by Mary-Wynne Ashford with Guy Dauncey, foreword by Arun Gandhi
New Society Publishers - 2006  www.newsociety.com

World Report 2006, Events of 2005
Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org

A Force More Powerful - A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
by Peter Akerman and Jack Duvall
Palgrave - 2000

Global Values 101, a Short Course with Howard Zinn, Amy Goodman, Noam 
Chomsky, Pete Singer, Paul Farmer, and others
"this book shows us education as it should be - a conversation  
across generations, a shared search for a better world, a dialogue 
about what is possible." - Susan Sarandon
ed. Kate Holbrook , etc.
Beacon Press - 2006


The Unconquerable World - Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People
by Jonathan Schell
A Metropolitan/Owl Book, Henry Holt and Co. - 2003

Peace Begins Here - Palestinians and Israelis Listening to Each Other
Action oriented guide born of ongoing Buddhist retreat project for 
Israelis and Palestinians
by Tich Nhat Hahn
Parallax Press - 2004

Being Peace
Tich Nhat Hahn
Parallax Press

A Lifetime of PeaceEssential Writings by and About Tich Nhat Hahn
ed. Jennifer Schwamm Willis
Marlowe and Co. - 2003


Nonviolent Soldier of Islam - Badshah Khan, A Man to Match His Mountains
Badshah Khan and Mahatma Gandhi, Allies in a Revolution of Human 
Spirit, Pioneers in a Culture of Peace
by Eknath Easwaran
Nilgiri Press - 1999

What's Right With Islam, A New Vision for Muslims and the West
by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
"This book shows that the only possible way forward is by the 
assiduous cultivation of mutual respect.  it should be read, but then 
- even more important - it should be acted upon." from the foreword 
by Karen Armstrong
Harper/San Francisco - 2004

Islam, A Short History
by Karen Armstrong
A Modern Library chronicles Book - 2000

Hope for a Global Ethic, Shared Principles in Religious Scriptures
by Brian D. Lepard
Baha'i Publishing - 2005

Peace Pilgrim, Her Life and Work in Her Own Words
"She walked more than 25,000 miles .... bearing the simplest of 
messages .... Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and 
hatred with love."
Compiled by some of her friends
Ocean Tree Book - 1991


The Art of Peace, Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, 
Conflict and Reconciliation
ed. Jeffrey Hopkins
Snow Lion Publications - 2000



Radical Simplicity, Small Footprints on a Finite Earth
"... The most persuasive argument I have seen yet for all of us to 
radically change the way we live day-to-day ... a profoundly 
important book." _ Howard Zinn
by Jim Merkel
New Society Press - 2003


The Psychology of Peace, An Introduction
by Rachel M. MacNair
Praeger - 2003




Leadership and the New Science, Discovering Order in a Chaotic World
Best Management Book of the Year -Industry Week magazine survey
"It displays the intricate webs of cooperation that that connect us."
by Margaret Wheatley
Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 1999


The Dignity of Difference -- How to avoid the Clash of Civilizations
by Jonathan Sacks--winner of the Grawmeyer award
"The dignity of Difference is a plea--the most forceful I could make 
for tolerance in an age of extremism" Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi
Continuum - 2002 reprinted and revised

Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace
by Michael Goldfarb
Surviving under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq
 
The author has been a NPR voice from London for many years and he 
won the 2005 Lowell Thomas Overseas Press club award for his report:  
British Jihad: Inside Out
 
Carroll and Graf Publishers - 2005

God's Politics---Why the Right gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get 
it.   A new vision for faith and Politics in America
by Jim Wallis
 
"Jim Wallis is an inspriation to me--for his witness of faith, his 
generous heart, his way of life, and his engagement with politics"-- 
Bill Moyers
 
"Jim Wallis is compelling, provocative, and inspirational, with the 
kind of faith that can move mountains and can certainly move people 
and communities.  God be praised for Jim Wallis" - Archibishop 
Desmond Tutu
Harper/San Francisco -2005

 
Middle Church
by Dr. Bob Edgar, General secretary of the National Council of 
Churches, USA
"Middle Church is a stirring call to American believers." - President 
Carter

Soul of a Citizen---Living with Conviction in a Cyncial Time
by Paul Rogat Loeb
St. Martin's Press - 1999

The Impossible Will Take a While Longer
by Paul Rogat Loeb

At Hell's Gate---a Soldier's Journey from War to Peace
by Claude Anshin Thomas
 
"This is a book of great power, Thomas's pilgrimage to find living 
peace in a world full of teror and war gives us a wonderfully 
practical lesson in how to lieft ourselves out the insanity of fea, 
hatred, violence and trauma.  His singularly courageous story has the 
power to heal, to inspire, to teach."  Vietnam War/Buddhism
Shambala Publications, Inc. - 2004

Michael Lapsley - Priest and Partisan -  A South African Journey
by Michael Worsnip
"...the most important message of this book is that there is hope:  
hope for Michael, Hope for South Africa, hope for humanity."- Nelson 
Mandella
Ocean Press - 1996

The Courage for Peace- Daring to Create Harmony in Ourselves and the 
World
by Louise Diamond
Conari Press--2000(note:  Conari Press publishes books on topics 
ranging from spirituality, personal growth, women's issues, social 
issues, etc)
"Who are the peacemakrs of the world?  In my work in international 
peacebuilding inrecent years, ...this book is a must-read for 
everyone who understands that peace in our daily lives.....is a 
crucial part of building a world where peace is truly a way of 
life."  Sen. George Mitchell
(A call to action book)


September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows - Turning Our Grief 
Into Action for Peace
by David Potorti with Peaceful Tomorrows 9/11 Families
RDV Books/Akashic Books--2003

 
Patriots Act
by Bill Katovsky
The Lyons Press--2006
Voices of Dissent and the Risk of Speaking Out--What does Patriotism 
really mean.(Among the voices heard in Patriots Act:  Coleen Rowley, 
Paul Krugman, Daniel Ellsberg, Max Cleland, etc)

Our Endangered Values
by Jimmy Carter---
Simon & Schuster---2005
Current Events--america's Moral Crisis

The Peace Book-----108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World
by Louise Diamond
Conari Press--2001

Small Wonders-
by Barbara Kingsolver
Soulful and soul-searching essays......A passionate invitation to 
readers to be a part of the crowd that cares about the environment, 
peace, and family.- SFChronicle
Harper/Collins--2002     Perennial Edition -2003

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
"Earth democracy shifts the world-view from one dominated by markets 
and military, monocultures and mechanistic reductionism, to the 
peaceful co-creation of diverse beings, connected through the bonds 
of life ... (It) allows us to remove our blinders, imagine and create 
other possibilities  ... Liberation in our genocidal times is, first 
and foremost, the freedom to stay alive." ... presents  a holistic 
view of the basic problems threatening planetary health and even 
survival and what we can do about them
   
by Vandana Shiva
South End Press, 2005

Also by Vandana Shiva
Stloen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
   
Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and 
Biotechnology


 
First They Killed My Father
by Loung Ung
Harper Collins-2000---Perennial -2001
Loung Ung is a National Spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine 
Free World
"From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's Pol Pot regime comes a 
riveting narrative of war, desperate actions, and the unnerving 
strength of a child and her family"--------(3rd Filipov Forum speaker)

 
Embedded---The Media at War in Iraq
an oral history--over 60 personal perspective about the media at war 
in Iraq
by Bill Katovsky and Timothy Carlson
The Lyons Press - 2003  (won Harvard U Goldsmith Book Prize.)

No Future Without Forgiveness
"The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa has put the 
spotlight on all of us ... In its hearings Desmond Tutu has conveyed 
our common pain and sorrow, our hope and confidence in the future."  
- Nelson Mandela
Desmond Tutu
An Image Book/Doubleday - 1999

With All Our Strength, A Revolutionary Association of the Women of 
Afghanistan
by Anne E. Brodsky
Routledge - 2003

Women for Afghan Women, Shattering Myths and Claiming the Future
ed. Sunita Mehta
Palgrave/Macmillan - 2002
"A must read for anyone with questions regarding Afghan women." - Dr. 
Faroque Khan

1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize
www.1000peacewomen.org/typo/index.php?

Caught Between, The Extraordinary Story of an Arab Palestinian 
Christian Israeli
by Riah Abu El-Assal, Bishop of Jerusalem
SPCK, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone Road, London

Holy War, Holy Peace - How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East
by Marc Gopin
Oxford - 2002

Books by Mahatma Gandhi:
All Men Are Brothers
Indian Home Rule


The Wisdom of Forgiveness
The Dalai Lama and Victor Chan
Riverhead Books - 2004


The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness
by Pema Chodron
Shambala Classics - 1991

No Time to Lose
by Pema Chodron
2006

The Art of Forgiveness- A Book of Meditations
by Jack Kornfield
Bantam Books - 2004

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace
ed. Howard Zinn
Beacon Press - 2002





America Against the World: How we are Different and Why We are Disliked
by Andrew Kohut and Bruce Stokes
Henry Holt, 2006


   
Battlebabble:  Selling War in America, A Dictionary of Deception.
   
by Thomas Lee
   
Common Courage Press, 2005.

   
King Leopold's Ghost (about the colonization of the Congo by King 
Leopold II of Belgium)
   
Bury the Chains (about the anti-slavery movement in England)
   
The Unquiet Ghost (about how a country that gave the world 
Tolstoy and Chekov also give us the Gulag)
    
all by Adam Hochschild, (all are about situations of great evil 
and great social change)

Unarmed Insurrection
by Kurt Schock
a sociological analysis of nonviolent direct action and looks at 
successful "people power" movements in the Philippines and South 
Africa, successful pro-democracy movements in Nepal and Thailand, and 
"unsuccessful"movements in Burma and China
University of Minnesota Press, 2005



   
Teaching and Raising Children


I'd Rather Teach Peace
by Colman McCarthy
Orbis Books - 2002

A Curriculum of Peace:  Selected Essays from English Journal.
Virginia R. Monseau, Ed.
 
National Council of Teachers of English, 2004.



I haven't visited the Heinemann web site, but they are publishing a 
book this fall, I think, which was tentatively titled:
Nurturing the Peacemakers in Our Students:  A Guide to Teaching 
Peace, Empathy and Understanding.
Chris Weber, ed.
Heineman, soon to be published

Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts
Essays on the critical analysis of normative assumptions about the 
inevitability of violence and the redeemptive quality of violence as 
the necessary foundation of American freedom.
 
by J. Denny Weaver and Gerald Biesecker-Mast
Lanham: Rowan and Littlefield, 2003 $26.95 pb.

Gaining Mind of Peace, Why Violence Happens and How to Stop It
Appropriate for middle and high school students
by Rachel M. MacNair
Xlibris - 2003

History Shows - Winning With Nonviolent Action
Short stories of some of the major nonviolent actions that have 
succeeded - written for Middle and high school students
by Rachel M. MacNair
Xlibris - 2004



A Choice of Heroes - The Changing Face of American Manhood
by Mark Gerzon
Houghton Mifflin-1982--Paperback -1984
"...one of the most significant books of the nuclear age.  It should 
be read by all who want to prevent a nuclear war and provide a future 
for their children" - Helen & Bill Caldicott
 
Old Book------But a favorite for parents with sons


Nuturing the Spirit- in non-sectarian classrooms
by Aline D. Wolf---
Parent Child Press--1996
( The book was written for Montessori teachers.  However, many 
readers who reviewed it felt it would be useful for any parents or 
teachers who want to include the spiritual dimension in their care of 
young children, no matter what methods of education they employ.)



Universal Declaration of Human Rights: An Adaptation for Children
Educational and fun to read, this beautifully illustrated book will 
captivate all, especially children. Written by world renown 
children's author Ruth Rocha and featurinsg the vivid linocut 
illustration of Brazilian artist Otavio Roth, the book helps us all 
to understand better the importance of human rights.
http://www0.un.org/cyberschoolbus/bookstor/Html/univ.htm

Above All Be Kind, Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times
by Zoe Weil
New Society Publications - 2003

FOR KIDS

What Does Peace Feel Like?
by Vladimir Radunsky
Atheneum - 2004
(some of the proceeds go to CARE)

The Big Book for Peace
ed. Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs
Dutton - 1990

The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts, How to Keep Cool Stay Safe 
and Get Along
   
by Naomi Drew, M.A.

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Jane Addams Book Award for young children
a true story of a mail carrier who led his community in the peaceful 
integration of all public facilities in Savannah in the 1940s
by Jim Haskins
Candlewick Press

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX
Jane Addams Book Award for Older Children
by Karen Blumenthal and illus by Benny Andrews
Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster


Coretta Scott King Book Award honoring African American authors and 
illustrators of outstanding books for children
Day of Tears
masterful fictionalized account of the largest slave auction in US 
history, in 1859 in Savannah, GA
by Julius Lester
Rosa
illus. by Bryan Collier

Dr Seuss Books:
The Lorax
The Sneetches



 
GAMES

A Force More Powerful Video Game
www.afmpgame.com
"... seeks to model nonviolent methods of resistance, aimed at people 
around the world who wish to use nonviolent conflict to fight for 
reform" - Darius Kazemi, student at Worcester Polytechnis Institute

Peacemaker, <www.peacemakergame.com>

The Climate Game, <www.climategame.org

Third World Farmer, <www.3rdworldfarmer.com>

Food Force, <www.food-force.com

Exchanging Culture, <http://interactive.usc.edu/members/jmfernandez/
2006/02/exchanging_cultures_ec_game.html>

Global Kids Island, <www.globalkids.org>



Books on Restorative Justice





POETRY

The Other Side of Sorrow
by Pat Frisella
Pub by Poetry Society of New Hampshire, 2006
email at frisella@worldpath.net

The Poetry of Peace
ed. Krieger, David
Capra Press, 2003

Poets Against the War
ed. Hamill, Sam
Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003. (These are the poets that were to read 
at the White House but Laura Bush cancelled the reading b/c they were 
going to speak against the war in Iraq.  The book is dedicated to her.)

Every War Has Two Losers :  William Stafford on Peace and War
ed. and introd. Kim Stafford
Milkweed Editions - 2003

The War Works Hard - trans. from Arabic
Winner of 2004 PEN Translation Fund Award
Dunya Mikhail
A New Directions Book First pub. 1993, also 2000






WEBSITES for books and magazines on social Issues, peace, nonviolence 
for adults and children

    
American Friends Service Committee   <www.afscstore.org>

    
Peacework, published monthly <www.afsc.org/peacework>


www.teachingpeaceconference.org