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All Titles Alphabetically opens in a new windowAll the books listed below count toward the Reading Program through 2017. Bonus BooksBonus Book count as two books in the categories Education for Mission or Social Action, or count as one book in each of those two categories.

Education for Mission

2017 - A History of Religion in 5 ½ Objects – Bringing the Spiritual to its Senses Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - America and Its Guns—A Theological Exposé  | Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2017 - Boundless—What Global Expressions of Faith Teach Us about Following Jesus |  Print | Kindle
2017 - Faith Ed.—Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Journey with J.W.—John Wesley’s Ride through Methodist History   Print
2017 - Liberating Black Church History  | Print | Kindle
2017 - Live to Give—Let God Turn Your Talents into Miracles   Recommended Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Love Casts Out Fear—A Jihad Survivor’s Journey from Revenge to Redemption Recommended Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Wesley Y El Pueblo Llamado Metodisto   | Print
2017 - What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other—Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice  | Bonus BookRecommended Print | Kindle
2017 - 그날 하나님은 어디 계셨는가? (Where Was God on That Day?)   Print
2017 - Wherever The River Runs—How a Forgotten People Renewed my Hope in the Gospel Recommended Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2016 - Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land Print | Kindle
2016 - Coffee, Tea, and Holy Water Print | Kindle
2016 - Hope Runs – An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption Print | Kindle Recommended Reading
2016 - Our Rights – How Kids are Changing the World, for Youth Print Bonus Book
2016 - Twenty-Two Cents – Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank Print
2016 - Unbound – The Transformative Power of Youth Mission Trips Print Bonus Book
2016 - The Underground Girls of Kabul Print | Kindle
2016 - Uprising – A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother's Daughter Print | Kindle Bonus Book
2016 - The First Sanctuaries, in Korean Print
2015 - Latin America: People and Faith (Latin America Study), in Korean Print
2015 - Chasing Chaos: Print | Kindle
2015 - Faith and Struggle on Smokey Mountain: Hope for a Planet in Peril Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2015 - The Golden Cage: Three Brothers, Three Choices, One Destiny Print | Kindle
2015 - Good God, Lousy World, & Me Print | Kindle | Bonus Book
2015 - The Roma of Europe: Geographic Mission Study Print | Kindle
2015 - What’s So Good About Being Poor? Seeking the Gospel in the Slums of Kenya  Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2014 - Awake: Doing a World of Good One Person at a Time  Print | Kindle
2014 - The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe  Print | Kindle
2014 - El Coyote Debajo de La Mesa / The Coyote Under The Table  Print | Kindle
2014 - Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam  Print | Kindle
2014 - A History of the Romani People  Print 
2014 - On This Spirit Walk: The Voices of Native American and Indigenous Peoples  Print
2014 - Tara's Lookout  Print | Kindle
2014 - A Twist of Faith: An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa  Bonus Book  Print | Kindle
2014 - Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on My Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth  Print | Kindle
2014 - 8년의 동행 [What We Eat is What Our Bodies Are]  Print 
2013 - Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation: Responding to God's Justice Initiative  Print 
2013 - Cry of the Giraffe  Print | Kindle
2013 - ¿El Mismo Dios?  Print 
2013 - Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices  Print | Kindle
2013 - How Coffee Saved My Life: And Other Stories of Stumbling to Grace  Print | Kindle
2013 - I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage  Print | Kindle
2013 - Mali Under the Night Sky: A Lao Story of Home  Print | Kindle
2013 - One World Kids Cookbook: Easy, Healthy and Affordable Family MealsBonus Book  Print
2013 - Rubble Nation: Haiti's Pain, Haiti's Promise Bonus Book  Print | Kindle
2012 - Beaded Hope  Print | Kindle
2012 - 따라 따라 예수 따라가네  Print
2012 - Because He Lives: Faith, Hope and Love in Action Bonus Book  Print
2012 - Cesar Chavez: A Photographic Essay  Print
2012 - Faith  Print
2012 - Forgotten Girls: Stories of Hope and Courage  Print | Kindle
2012 - 14 Cows for America  Print
2012 - 14 Vacas para USA  Print
2012 - It’s Easier to Reach Heaven Than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir  Print Kindle
2012 - Lacey and the African Grandmothers  Print | Kindle
2012 - Thunder Over Kandahar  Print | Kindle
2012 - We Wait You: Waiting on God in Eastern Europe  Print | Kindle

Leadership Development

2017 - Called To The Fire: The Story of Dr. Charles Johnson—A Witness for God in Mississippi | Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Falling into Place—A Memoir of Overcoming Recommended Print | Kindle
2017 - Global Girlfriends—How One Mom Made it Her Business to Help Women in Poverty Worldwide  Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - High Yield—Seven Disciplines of the Fruitful Leader Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Just Like I Wanted   Print
2017 - La Nueva Creacion  Print
2017 - Not Safe for Church—Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations Print | Kindle
2017 - Pig Park   Print | Kindle
2017 - Rad American Women A-Z—Rebels, Trailblazers and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History ... And Our Future   | Print | Kindle
2017 - Sally Ride—America’s First Woman In Space Large Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - The Courage to Be Yourself—True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure | Print | Kindle
2016 - The Andrew Paradigm – How to Be a Lead Follower of Jesus: Print | Kindle
2016 - Because I Am A Girl – I Can Change the World, for Children: Print
2016 - Girls with Swords – How to Carry Your Cross Like a Hero: LARGE Print | Kindle
2016 - I Am Malala – The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban: Print | Kindle
2016 - Lean In – Women, Work, and the Will to Lead: Print | Kindle Recommended Reading
2016 - Nature Girl – A Guide to Caring for God's Creation, for Youth: Print | Kindle
2016 - The Weight of Mercy – A Novice Pastor on the City Streets: Print | Kindle
2016 - The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, in Korean: Print
2015 - Fiesta en la Casa de Dios/Celebrating in God’s House (Spanish Text)  Print
2015 - Fulfilled: Living and Leading With Unusual Wisdom, Peace and Joy:  Print Kindle
2015 - The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family  Print | Kindle
2015 - Sum it Up: Print | Kindle
2015 - Tough Cookies: Leadership Lessons From 100 Years of the Girl Scouts  Print | Kindle
2014 - Back to Zero: The Search to Rediscover the Methodist Movement  Print | Kindle
2014 - The Herd Boy  Print
2014 - King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village  Print | Kindle
2014 - Lord, I Love the Church and We Need Help  Print
2014 - A Native American Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations  Print
2014 - Women, Spirituality and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power  Print | Kindle
2014 - Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist  Print
2013 - Agatha's Feather Bed  Print
2013 - Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations  Print | Kindle
2013 - Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists  Print | Kindle
2013 - 화내지 않는 연습  Print
2013 - Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success  Print | Kindle
2013 - Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Women's Quest to Make a Difference  Print | Kindle
2013 - This Will be Remembered of Her: Stories of Women Reshaping the World  Print | Kindle
2012 - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope  Print | Kindle 
2012 - 울림: 우리가 몰랐던 이 땅의 예수들  Print
2012 - Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus  Print | Kindle
2012 - More Bad Girls of the Bible  Print 
2012 - Old Testament Prophets for Today  Print | Kindle
2012 - Why Women Should Rule the World  Print | Kindle
2012 - Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World  Print | Kindle

Nurturing for Community

2017 - #Stolen—Is Social Media Stealing Your Identity? | Print | Kindle
2017 - Broken & Blessed—God Changes the World One Person and One Family at a Time  Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - I’ll Be Right There  | Recommended  Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Launch Your Encore—Finding Adventure & Purpose Later in Life Print | Kindle
2017 - Money on Purpose—Finding a Faith-Filled Balance  | Print | Kindle
2017 - Remember Dippy | Print | Kindle
2017 - Seamless Faith—Simple Practices for Daily Family Life  | Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Slowing Time—Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door Print | Kindle
2017 - The Age of Dignity—Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America  Recommended  Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - The Perfect Place | Recommended   Print | Kindle
2017 - Voces De Los Fieles | Print
2017 - Voices of the Faithful: Inspiring Stories of Courage from Christians Serving Around the World Recommended  Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - 청소년을 바라보는 지혜를 입어라 (Have Wisdom to Understand The Teenager) | Print
2016 - A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind: LARGE Print | Kindle
2016 - Dreamers – An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream: Print | Kindle
2016 - Dreaming in Indian – Contemporary Native American Voices, for Youth: Print
2016 - House of Purple Cedar: Print | Kindle
2016 - I Love Growing Older but I'll Never Grow Old: Print | Kindle
2016 - In Capable Arms: Print | Kindle Recommended Reading
2016 - Lend A Hand, for Children: Print
2016 - Miss Brenda and the Loveladies - One Woman's Brush with Prison: Print | Kindle
2016 - Not Worth Saving – How a Severely Handicapped Boy Transformed Lives: Print | Kindle
2016 - This Far By Faith – Twenty Years at Cass Community: Print | KindleRecommended Reading
2016 - The Five Love Languages, in Korean: Print
2015 - The Church and People with Disabilities, in Korean: Print
2015 - Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey From Oppression to Freedom  Print | Kindle
2015 - The End of Your Life Book Club: Print | Kindle
2015 - Heroes Ordinarios/Ordinary Heroes (Spanish Text / Youth)  Print
2015 - Holy Sacrifice (Korean Text)  Print
2015 - January First: Print | Kindle
2015 - The Round House: A Novel  Print | Kindle
2015 - Whatever Happened to Dinner? Recipes and Reflections for Family Mealtime  Print | Kindle
2015 - When Pastors Prey: Overcoming Clergy Sexual Abuse of Women  Print
2014 - 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss  Print | Kindle
2014 - Defensa de La Fe  Print
2014 - 음식이 몸이다 [Have a Little Faith]  Print
2014 - Please Look After Mom: A Novel  Print | Kindle
2014 - The Power of Serving Others: You Can Start Where You Are  Print | Kindle
2014 - Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy  Print
2014 - Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God's Fiesta  Print | Kindle
2014 - Small Things with Great Love: Adventures in Loving Your Neighbor  Print | Kindle
2014 - Up: A Mother and Daughter's Peakbagging Adventure  Print | Kindle
2014 - Unplugged: Ella Gets Her Family Back  Print
2014 - Wonder  Print | Kindle
2013 - A Country For All: An Immigrant Manifesto  Print | Kindle
2013 - Alone and Invisible No More: How Grassroots Community Action and 21st Century Technologies Can Empower Elders to Stay in Their Homes and Lead Healthier, Happier Lives  Print | Kindle
2013 - Nunca es Tarde Para Decircle ¡Sí! a la Vida  Print
2013 - 나라를 사랑하는 50가지 방법  Print
2013 - Every Day is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women  Print | Kindle
2013 - Fatty Legs: A True Story  Print | Kindle
2013 - Love in a Headscarf  Print | Kindle
2013 - Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle  Print
2013 - Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women  Print | Kindle
2013 - Radical Welcome: Embracing God, the Other, and the Spirit of Transformation  Print | Kindle
2013 - The Smell of Old Lady Perfume  Print
2013 - thinandbeautiful.com*  Print | Kindle
Please note: the actual URL thinandbeautiful.com has been identified as malware. It is not related to the book.
2013 - Violet   Print
2012 - Allow God to Wear Your Face: Spiritual Care for Those Who Are Ill  Print
2012 - 더 많이 구하라  Print
2012 - Amazing Faces  Print
2012 - Asylum Denied  Print | Kindle
2012 - Breathe: Finding Freedom to Thrive in Relationships After Childhood Sexual Abuse  Print | Kindle
2012 - Cinco Prácticas de Congregaciones Fructíferas  Print
2012 - Creative Aging: Rethinking Retirement and Non-retirement in a Changing World  Print | Kindle
2012 - I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced  Print | Kindle
2012 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks   Print | Kindle

Social Action Books

2017 - America and Its Guns—A Theological Exposé Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2017 - Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow—An Organizing Guide Print | Kindle
2017 - Class Lives—Stories from Across Our Economic Divide   Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Faith Ed.—Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance Bonus Book | Print | Kindle
2017 - 미국의 세기는 끝났는가? (Is the American Century Over?) | Print
2017 - Pre-Post-Racial America—Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines  Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Robo De Salarios  | Print
2017 - Snake-Oil—How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future |  Recommended  Print | Kindle 
2017 - Stand Your Ground—Black bodies and the Justice of God  | Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Understanding and Dismantling Racism—The 21st Century Challenge to White America | Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Wage Theft Comics #1 Print
2017 - What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other—Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice Bonus Book Recommended | Print | Kindle
2016 - Blue Gold, for Youth: Print | Kindle
2016 - Every Last Drop – Bringing Clean Water Home, for Youth: Print | KindleRecommended Reading
2016 - In Defense of Food – An Eater's Manifesto: LARGE Print | Kindle
2016 - Just Mercy – A Story of Justice and Redemption: Print | Kindle Bonus Book
2016 - Rewilding Our Hearts – Building Pathways of Compassion and Coexistence: Print | Kindle
2016 - The Soda Bottle School – A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea, for Children: Print | Kindle
2016 - We Shall Not Be Moved: Print | Kindle Bonus Book
2016 - The White Umbrella – Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Print | Kindle
2016 - Korean Church – Be Humble, in Korean: Print
2015 - Accion Social/Social Action (Spanish Text)  Print
2015 - Americanah: A Novel  Print | Kindle 
2015 - Behind the Kitchen Door  Bonus Book  Print | Kindle
2015 - The Church and People with Disabilities: Mission Study for 2014  Print
2015 - Dances With Peace (Korean Text)  Print
2015 - The Era of Climate Crisis (Korean Text / Touth)  Print
2015 - A New Dawn In Beloved Community: Print | Kindle
2015 - Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social and Ecological Intelligence  Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2015 - Kind of Kin: Print | Kindle
2015 - Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry  Print | Kindle
2015 - Orando Para Cambiar Tu Vida/Praying to Change Your Life (Spanish Text)  Print
2015 - Refuse to Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery (Social Action) Print | Kindle
2015 - That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come BackBonus Book  Print | Kindle
2014 - Break The Cycle: Healing From an Abusive Relationship  Print 
2014 - Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority  Print | Kindle
2014 - 탐욕의 시대 [L'Empire de la Honte]  Print
2014 - Finding Higher Ground: Adaptation in the Age of Warming Bonus Book Print | Kindle
2014 - An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny  Print | Kindle
2014 - A Place at The Table: 40 Days of Solidarity With the Poor  Print | Kindle
2014 - Puffling Patrol  Print
2014 - Sheila Says We're Weird  Print
2014 - Which Side Are You On? The Story of a Song  Print | Kindle
2014 - Year of Plenty: One Suburban Family, Four Rules, and 365 Days of Homegrown Adventure in Pursuit of Christian Living  Print
2013 - Violencia Doméstica  Print | Kindle
2013 - 원전을 멈춰라  Print
2013 - Free? Stories About Human Rights  Print
2013 - Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite  Print | Kindle 
2013 - A Hopeful Earth: Faith, Science, and the Message of Jesus  Print | Kindle
2013 - A Hopeful Earth: Faith, Science, and the Message of Jesus – Leader Guide  Print
2013 - In Our Backyard: A Christian Perspective on Human Trafficking in the United States  Print
2013 - Make Poverty Personal: Taking the Poor as Seriously as the Bible Does  Print | Kindle
2013 - The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families Bonus Book  Print
2013 - One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity  Print | Kindle
2013 - Only the Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story of Culture and Conservation  Print
2013 - The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back  Print | Kindle
2013 - Why Africa Matters Bonus Book  Print
2012 - Branded  Print
2012 - 세계화를 둘러싼 불편한 진실Bonus Book  Print
2012 - Color-blind: The Rise of Post-racial Politics and the Retreat From Racial Equity  Print | Kindle
2012 - The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories From the Arizona Borderlands  Print | Kindle
2012 - Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands  Print | Kindle
2012 - Green Church: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rejoice!  Print | Kindle
2012 - Las Hijas de Juárez  Print | Kindle
2012 - Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in PerilBonus Book  Print | Kindle
2012 - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ColorblindnessBonus Book  Print | Kindle
2012 - Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street and Your Street  Print | Kindle
2012 - Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace  Print
2012 - The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today  Print | Kindle
2012 - Sold  Print | Kindle

Spiritual Growth Books

2017 - 제자도 (Discipleship Prayer)   | Print
2017 - Extraordinary Grace—How the Unlikely Lineage of Jesus Reveals God’s Amazing Love  | Print Large Print | Kindle
2017 - Femmevangelical—The Modern Girl’s Guide to the Good News Print | Kindle
2017 - Fully Awake and Truly Alive—Spiritual Practices to Nurture Your Soul Print | Kindle
2017 - If Eve Only Knew—Freeing Yourself from Biblical Womanhood & Becoming All God Means for You to Be | Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - Just for Today  | Print
2017 - Living into Hope—A Call to Spiritual Action for Such a Time as This Large Print | Kindle
2017 - Soul Repair—Recovering from Moral Injury after War | Print | Kindle
2017 - The Blessings & Bling—How Faith and Fashion Helped Me Survive Breast Cancer |Recommended  Print | Kindle
2017 - The Reason—How I Discovered a Life Worth Living   Print | Kindle | Audio Download
2017 - Voces De Los Fieles | Print
2017 - Voices of the Faithful—Inspiring Stories of Courage from Christians Serving Around the World Recommended Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Wild in the Hollow—On Chasing Desire and Finding the Broken Way Home Recommended  Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Worry Less So You Can Live More—Surprising, Simple Ways to Feel More Peace, Joy and Energy | Recommended  Print | Kindle
2016 - Before We Eat – From Farm to Table, for Children: Print | Kindle
2016 - Coaltown Jesus, for Youth: Print | Kindle
2016 - Cured But Not Healed: Print | Kindle
2016 - Doctrina Metodista – Los Fundamentos: Print | Kindle
2016 - Dos Tipos de Personas – Lecciones para una Vida Abundante: Print
2016 - Key United Methodist Beliefs: Print | Kindle
2016 - My Life and Lesser Catastrophes - A Memoir: Print | Kindle
2016 - On God's Side – What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good: Print | KindleRecommended Reading
2016 - Things Your Mother Never Told You – A Woman's Guide to Sexuality: Print | Kindle
2016 - Tilly – A Story of Hope and Resilience: Print | Kindle
2016 - Spiritual Parenting, in Korean: Print
2016 - Turn My Mourning Into Dancing, in Korean: Print | Kindle
2015 - Eat With Joy: Redeeming God’s Gift of Food  Print
2015 - En la Sala de Espera/In the Waiting Room (Spanish Text)  Print
2015 - Finding God In A bag of Groceries: Print | Kindle
2015 - Help, Thanks, Wow  - Large Print  Print
2015 - How Is It with Your Soul? Mission Study for 2014 Print
2015 - No Longer Silent: Print | Kindle
2015 - Open Mind, Open Heart (Korean Text)  Print
2015 - Praying to Change Your Life: Print | Kindle
2015 - The Seven Paths: Changing One’s Way of Walking in the World: Print & Kindle
2015 - Shopping: Christian Explorations of Daily Living  Print
2015 - The Well Women: Print | Kindle |  Large Print
2014 - Decisiones Revolucionarias: Toma las Mejores Decisiones de tu Vida  Print
2014 - Embraced By God: Celebrating Who and Whose You Are  Print
2014 - Esther  Print
2014 - A Faithful Heart: Daily Guide for Joyful Living  Print
2014 - 인터뷰 on예수 [Interview on Jesus]  Print
2014 - Jesus: A Biography From a Believer  Print
2014 - Silence and Other Surprising Invitations of Advent  Print
2014 - 하늘의 특별 검사 [Special Prosecutor in Heaven]  Print
2014 - Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament  Print
2014 - Traveler: A Story of Trust, Faith and Hope Encircled by Love  Print
2014 - Tres Meses En La Escuela de Mateo  Print
2014 - You're Already Amazing: Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be  Print
2013 - 래디컬  Print
2013 - From Preparation to Passion: Devotional and Reflective Meditations  Print
2013 - In From the Wilderness: She-r-man  Print
2013 - Morning Coffee with James  Print
2013 - Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace  Print
2013 - Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit  Print
2013 - Psalms for Young Children  Print
2013 - Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody, Somewhat Self-Indulgent Introvert's Search for Spiritual Community  Print
2013 - Signs of Life: Back to the Basics of Authentic Christianity  Print
2013 - When Christians Get it Wrong  Print
2012 - All Creation Sings: The Voice of God in Nature  Print
2012 - The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights  Print
2012 - En Busca de Paz  Print
2012 - Hidden in the Rubble: A Haitian Pilgrimage to Compassion and Resurrection  Print
2012 - Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor  Print
2012 - Ostriches, Dung Beetles and Other Spiritual Masters: A Book of Wisdom From the Wild  Print
2012 - Seasons of Salt: Meditations  Print
2012 - Wasabi Gospel: The Startling Message of Jesus  Print

Large Print Books

SA = Social Action
SG = Spiritual Growth
NC = Nurturing for Community
EM = Education for Mission
LD = Leadership Development
LD - 2017 - Sally Ride—America’s First Woman In Space |  Print
SG - 2017 - Extraordinary Grace: How the Unlikely Lineage of Jesus Reveals God’s Amazing Love | Print
SG - 2017 - Living into Hope—A Call to Spiritual Action for Such a Time as This |  Print
LD - 2016 - Girls with Swords – How to Carry Your Cross Like a Hero: Print | Kindle
SA - 2016 - In Defense of Food – An Eater's Manifesto: Print | Kindle
NC - 2016 - A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind: Print | Kindle
NC - 2015 - Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey From Oppression to Freedom  Print
SA - 2015 - That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back  Bonus Book  Print
SG - 2015 - Help, Thanks, Wow  Print
SG - 2015 - The Well Women Print | Kindle
EM - 2014 - The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe  Print
LD - 2014 - Lord, I Love the Church and We Need Help  Print
NC - 2014 - The Power of Serving Others: You Can Start Where You Are  Print
SA - 2014 - An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny   Print
SG - 2014 - Jesus: A Biography From a Believer  Print

EM -  2013 - I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage  Print
NC - 2013 - Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women  Print
SA - 2013 - One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity  Print
SG - 2013 - When Christians Get it Wrong  Print
LD – 2012 - Why Women Should Rule the World, by Dee Dee Myers  Print
NC – 2012 - Creative Aging: Rethinking Retirement and Non-retirement in a Changing World, by Bankson  Print
SA – 2012 - Green Church: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rejoice! By Rebekah Simon-Peter  Print
SG – 2012 - Seasons of Salt: Meditations, by Millie Horlacher  Print

Reading Program Books for Youth


2017 - Live to Give—Let God Turn Your Talents into Miracles   Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
2017 - Pig Park   | Print | Kindle
2017 - #Stolen—Is Social Media Stealing Your Identity?   | Print | Kindle
2017 - Remember Dippy   | Print | Kindle
2017 - The Perfect Place   | Print | Kindle
2017 - The Reason—How I Discovered a Life Worth Living   Print | Kindle | Audio Download
2016 - Our Rights – How Kids are Changing the World: Print Bonus Book
2016 - Nature Girl – A Guide to Caring for God's Creation: Print | Kindle
2016 - Crazy: Print | Kindle
2016 - Dreaming in Indian – Contemporary Native American Voices: Print
2016 - Blue Gold: | Print | Kindle
2016 - Every Last Drop – Bringing Clean Water Home: | Print | KindleRecommended Reading
2016 - Coaltown Jesus: Print | Kindle
2015 - A Girl Called Problem: A Novel  Print
2015 - This Girl Is Different: A Novel  Print
2015 - Bully.com: A Novel   Print
Please note: the actual URL bully.com redirects to an e-commerce site in Germany; it is not related to the book.
2015 - The Era of Climate Crisis (Korean Text)  Print
2015 - Heroes Ordinarios /  Ordinary Heroes (Spanish Text)  Print
2015 - Viscious: True Stories by Teens About Bullying  Print
2015 - The Power to Prevent Suicide: A Guide for Teens Helping Teens  Print
2015 - Refuse to Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery | Print & Kindle
2015 - Return to Sender: Print | Kindle
2014 - Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam  Print
2014 - A Native American Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations  Print
2014 - Wonder  Print
2014 - Which Side Are You On? The Story of a Song  Print
2014 - Esther  Print
2014 - El Coyote Debajo de La Mesa / The Coyote Under The Table  Print
2013 - Agatha's Feather Bed  Print
2013 - Cry of the Giraffe  
2013 - Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations  
2013 - Fatty Legs: A True Story  
2013 - Free? Stories About Human Rights  Print
2013 - Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace  Print
2013 - thinandbeautiful.com:*  Print
Please note: the actual URL thinandbeautiful.com has been identified as malware. It is not related to the book.
2012 - Branded  
2012 - Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands  Print
2012 - Lacey and the African Grandmothers  Print
2012 - Sold  Print
2012 - Thunder Over Kandahar  Print

Reading Program Books for Children

2017 - Journey with J.W.—John Wesley’s Ride through Methodist History |  Print
2017 - Just for Today  | Print
2017 - Just Like I Wanted    | Print
2017 - Rad American Women A-Z—Rebels, Trailblazers and Visionaries who Shaped Our History ... And Our Future   | Print | Kindle
2017 - The Courage to Be Yourself—True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure | Print | Kindle
2016 - Twenty-Two Cents – Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank: Print
2016 - Because I Am A Girl – I Can Change the World: Print
2016 - Lend A Hand: Print
2016 - The Soda Bottle School – A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea: | Print | Kindle
2016 - Before We Eat – From Farm to Table: Print | Kindle
2015 - Deep in the Sahara  Print
2015 - My Name Is Blessing  Print
2015 - Because Amelia Smiled  Print
2015 - The Chickens Build a Wall  Print
2015 - The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story  Print
2015 - The Promise Print
2015 - I Can Pray!  Print
2015 - Nasreddine  Print
2014 - Tara's Lookout  Print
2014 - The Herd Boy  Print
2014 - Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist  Print
2014 - Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy  Print
2014 - Unplugged: Ella Gets Her Family Back  Print
2014 - Puffling Patrol  Print
2014 - Sheila Says We're Weird  Print
2014 - Traveler: A Story of Trust, Faith and Hope Encircled by Love  Print
2013 - Agatha's Feather Bed  Print
2013 - Un Colchón de Plumas para Ágata  Print
2013 - Mali Under the Night Sky: A Lao Story of Home  Print
2013 - The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families  Bonus Book  Print
2013 - One World Kids Cookbook: Easy, Healthy and Affordable Family Meals  Bonus Book  Print
2013 - Only the Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story of Culture and Conservation  Print
2013 - Psalms for Young Children  Print
2013 - The Smell of Old Lady Perfume  Print
2013 - Violet  Print
2012 - Amazing Faces  Print
2012 - Beatitudes (The): From Slavery to Civil Rights  Print
2012 - Faith  Print
2012 - 14 Cows for America  Print
2012 - 14 Vacas para USA  Print
2012 - Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace  Print
2012 - What Will You Be Sara Mee?  Print

Recommended Reading

SA = Social Action
SG = Spiritual Growth
NC = Nurturing for Community
EM = Education for Mission
LD = Leadership Development

Recommended reading titles can be read for credit in the Reading Program, but are not sold by United Methodist Women Resources.

EM - 2017 - A History of Religion in 5 ½ Objects – Bringing the Spiritual to its Senses, by S. Brent Plate |  Print
LD - 2017 - Global Girlfriends—How One Mom Made it Her Business to Help Women in Poverty Worldwide, by Stacey Edgar    Print | Kindle
NC - 2017 - The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America,  by Ai-Jen Poo | Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
NC - 2017 - I’ll Be Right There, by Kyung-Sook Shin |  Print | Kindle | Audio Download | Audio CDs
SA - 2017 - Understanding and Dismantling Racism—The 21st Century Challenge to White America, by Joseph Brandt |   Print | Kindle
SG - 2017 - The Blessings & Bling—How Faith and Fashion Helped Me Survive Breast Cancer, by Sheron C. Patterson   Print | Kindle
SG - 2017 - Worry Less So You Can Live More—Surprising, Simple Ways to Feel More Peace, Joy and Energy , by Jane Rubietta |  Print | Kindle
EM - 2016 - Hope Runs – An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption, by Claire Diaz-Ortiz: Print | Kindle
LD - 2016 - Lean In – Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg Print | Kindle
NC - 2016 - In Capable Arms, by Sarah Kovac Print | Kindle
NC - 2016 - This Far By Faith – Twenty Years at Cass Community, by Faith Fowler Print | Kindle
SA - 2016 - Every Last Drop – Bringing Clean Water Home, by Michelle Mulder for Youth: Print | Kindle
SG - 2016 - On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good, by Jim Wallis | Print | Kindle
NC - 2015 - Have You Seen Marie? by Sandra Cisneros
NC - 2015 - Journey Out of Silence by William L. Rush
LD - 2015 - Get Off Your Donkey by Reggie McNeal
LD - 2015 - Vital Voices by Alyse Nelson
SA - 2015 - The Enough Moment by John Pendergast & Don Cheadle
SA - 2015 - Against A Tide of Evil by Mukesh Kapila
SA - 2015 - Hunting Season by Mirta Ojito
SG - 2015 - Living into Hope—A Call to Spiritual Action for Such a Time as This, by Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell Large Print | Kindle
EM - 2014 - St. Marks and the Social Gospel: Methodist Women and Civil Rights in New Orleans, 1895-1965 by Ellen Blue
EM - 2014 - Zimbabwe Bound: A Woman's Journey Through Africa by Larita Killian
LD - 2014 - The Student Leadership Challlenge: Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders by James M. Kouzes
NC - 2014 - Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey by Isabel Fonseca
NC - 2014 - I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim by Maria M. Ebrahimji
NC - 2014 - Red Sky in the Morning by Elizabeth Laird
SA - 2014 - Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice by Ched Myers
SG - 2014 - New Wine, New Wineskins: How African American Congregations Can Reach New Generations by F. Douglas Jr. Powe
LD - 2014 - Being United Methodist: What It Means, Why It Matters by J Ellsworth Kalas
SG - 2013 - The Path of Justice by Becca Stevens
SG - 2013 - The Path of Peace by Becca Stevens
SG - 2013 - The Path of Love by Becca Stevens
SA - 2013 - The Whistleblower – Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice by Kathryn Bolkovac
EM - 2012 - Bamboo People, Mitali Perkins
SA - 2012 - The Bite of the Mango, Mariatu Kamara
SG - 2012 - Francis-The Saint of Assisi – A Novel, Joan Mueller
SG - 2012 - Out Live Your Life – You Were Made to Make a Difference, Max Lucado
SG - 2012 - True When Whispered – Hearing God's Voice in a Noisy World, Paul L. Escamilla

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