Jacqueline Parascandola

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Holy Disunity: How What Separates Us Can Save Us

Williams uses real-world experience to illustrate how people with different viewpoints can find common ground. Her work is highly recommended for general readers, seminarians, church groups, and local community organizers.

Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers

An enjoyable biography of a man many people believed they knew from his daily show. This warmly written volume will surely delight his many fans. Best for public, seminary and, church libraries.

Lives Reclaimed: A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany

Through extensive use of primary source material, including some in private collections, and interviews with members of the Bund, Roseman writes a gripping narrative documenting the lives of the people who helped others and those who benefited from their actions. Highly recommended.


Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age

This poignant memoir presents a story about growing up surrounded by difficulties and also a window into the world of the Cree.

I'm Writing You from Tehran: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Past and Their Country's Future

A wonderful choice for readers of history, current events, and fans of Marjane Satrapi's graphic memoir Persepolis. [See Prepub Alert, 9/109/18.]

Antisemitism: Here and Now

Lipstadt's insight and perspective contextualizes current events that mark the recent resurgence of anti-Semitic speech and violence in the United States and Europe, crafting an informative read for those interested in social justice and political and Jewish history.

Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

This richly illustrated and clearly written text focuses on subjects as relevant today as when time began. Highly recommended for religion, art, archeology, cosmology, and history enthusiasts.

God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts

For those interested in the history of the book, religious studies, paleography, and archaeology. Highly recommended.

The Fox Hunt: A Refugee's Memoir of Coming to America

This debut memoir is engaging and tragic yet full of hope as a worldwide effort is undertaken to save Al Samawi's life. A triumphant work that will appeal to a broad general readership.

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