FAN

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. 

 

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The Montessori Baby: A Parent's Guide to Nurturing Your Baby with Love, Respect, and Understanding Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523512409
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 11th, 2021

It’s time to change the way we see babies.
Drawing on principles developed by the educator Dr Maria Montessori, The Montessori Baby shows how to raise your baby from birth to age one with love, respect, insight, and a surprising sense of calm.


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Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525538851
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 11th, 2021

As featured in The New York Times Magazine, and on an upcoming PBS documentary series: the surprising and important story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From


I Am a Girl from Africa Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982113018
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Published: Scribner - April 20th, 2021

The inspiring journey of a girl from Africa whose near-death experience sparked a dream that changed the world.

When severe draught hit her village in Zimbabwe, Elizabeth, then eight, had no idea that this moment of utter devastation would come to define her life purpose.


Your Turn: How to Be an Adult Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250137777
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims is back with a groundbreakingly frank guide to being a grown-up


Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525543039
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Published: Avery - September 22nd, 2020

Walk the path of love with one of the warmest, most beloved spiritual leaders of our time, and learn how to put faith into action.


Love Without Reason: The Lost Art of Giving a F*ck Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683646303
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Published: Sounds True - March 16th, 2021

Activist, documentary filmmaker, and founder of the nonprofit Lunch on Me, LaRayia Gaston offers inspiring and practical guidance for bringing kindness, generosity, and love to a world in need.


Girlhood Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572520
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021

National Bestseller

Named a Most Anticipated Book by:

The New York Times * Buzzfeed * Time.com * OprahMag.com * The Millions * The Rumpus * LitHub * Paperback Paris * The Lily (Washington Post) * Ms. * LAMBDA Literary


The Fight for Free Speech: Ten Cases That Define Our First Amendment Freedoms Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781479801565
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Published: New York University Press - February 9th, 2021

A user's guide to understanding contemporary free speech issues in the United States


Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616208462
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 2nd, 2021

“Olmsted opens a window into a psychologically compelling world of passion and purpose.”
—Harvey Araton, author of Our Last Season: A Writer, a Fan, a Friendship


Larry Olmsted’s writing and research have been called “eye-opening” (People), “impressive” (Publishers Weekly, starred revie


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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain


The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560098
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Published: Penguin Press - March 2nd, 2021

“A beautiful book… an instant classic of the genre.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


Recalculating: Navigate Your Career Through the Changing World of Work Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063067707
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Published: Harper Business - March 23rd, 2021

A leading workplace expert provides an inspirational, practical, and forward-looking career playbook for recent grads, career changers, and transitioning professionals looking to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving workplace.


Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562641
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Published: Anchor Books - March 2nd, 2021

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.


Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062954909
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Published: Harper Business - February 16th, 2021

A retired Wall Street Journal editor and mother compares two generations of women—boomers and GenXers—to examine how each navigates the emotional and professional challenges involved in juggling managerial careers and families.

For the first time in American history, a significant number of mothers are heading major corporations, including General


The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.
 


Grown and Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250751379
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Published: 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


GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250204561
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Published: 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


Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982116293
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Published: 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.


The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents: How to Support Your Child's Academic, Social, and Emotional Development in Any Setting Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781071838327
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Published: Corwin Publishers - October 2nd, 2020

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509684
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Published: 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 
 
“Excellent and provocative . . . a gateway to . . . urgent debates.” —Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, The New Yorker