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Reading List

This page is in development. We hope to add summaries and reasons for our recommendations soon. Those with asterisk have been reviewed in our enews letters, which you can find here: Starting Point newsletter. We will also further categorize our selections, for now we have listed Children’s Books separately. Please check back for more shared recommendations and check out our list on White Birch Books at whitebirchbooks.com to buy books on line.


We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra *

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessell Van De Kolk *

Listening to My Body by Gabi Garcia *

7 Day Chakras by Shai Tubali *

The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor *

Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World by Katharine Hayhoe *

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advise for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron *

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz *

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help by Jackson Katz

Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture Edited by Roxane Gay

We Were Witches: A Novel by Ariel Gore

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches By Audre Lorde

What if I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People by Verna A. Myers

Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biology Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal by Donna Jackson Nakazawa



Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love *

The Monkey Mind: Meditation Cards by Carolyn Kanjoro *

The Lorax by Dr. Suess *

Celebrate Your Body: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls by Sonya Renee Taylor *

The Boys Body Book by Kelli Dunham, RN *

I am a Rainbow: A Children’s Guide to the Chakras by Sarah Smid and Amanda Cottrell *