Multicultural Center Lending Library
The Multicultural Center Lending Library is a collection of books and other media covering many subjects of multiculturalism. The Lending Library is free for members of the ASU community, and we do allow you to check items out. Contact the Multicultural Center for more information.
10 Things Employers want you to knowBill Coplin
You’ll learn a lot of things in college, but there’s one thing the textbooks won’t teach you: how to acquire marketable job skills before you graduate.Award-winning college professor and student adviser Bill Coplin has been developing skill-based liberal arts curricula for more than 30 years, and has helped thousands of students get great jobs. Here, he lays down the essential skills you need to survive and succeed in today’s job market, based on his extensive interviews with employers, recruiters, human resource specialists, and employed college grads.
10 Ways to Fight Hate On CampusBrian Willoughby
100 of the worst ideas in HistoryMicheal N. Smith and Eric Kasum
From skinny-dipping Presidents to toxic tooth fillings to singing pop stars who can’t carry a tune, 100 of the Worst Ideas in History is a celebration of humanity’s historical—and often hysterical—missteps that have started wars, sunk countries, wrecked companies, scuttled careers, lost millions, and even endangered the Earth.
100 ways to be happierAmy Spencer
You don’t need to reinvent your whole life to be happier-you just need to turn it bright side up!
We all have those days when life could use a lift. Enter Bright Side Up, a clever and comforting compendium to help you shift your perspective and appreciate what’s right in front of you.
1000 Dreams: Discover the Meanings of Dream Symbols, Secrets & StoriesDavid Fontana
This mammoth, superbly illustrated book helps us to understand our dreams by tracing their coded messages. The first three chapters take a fascinating look at the history of dream analysis, the language of dreams and the principles of interpretation. There are case studies, as well as effective techniques for encouraging and recording dreams, for prompting lucid (controlled) dreaming and for distinguishing psychologically important dreams from less significant ones.
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American HistoryJeffrey C. Stewart
Covers all the significant information in six broad sections: Great Migrations; Civil Rights and Politics; Science, Inventions and Medicine; Sports; Military; Culture and Religion. It will entertain as well as instruct, and it can be read from beginning to end as well as opened at random and read at any length without confusion
365 Days of Walking the Red Road: The Native American Path to Leading a Spiritual Life Every DayTerri Jean
365 Days of Walking the Red Road captures the priceless ancient knowledge Native American elders have passed on from generation to generation for centuries, and shows you how to move positively down your personal road without fear or doubt.
A Comparison Of Religious Thought (DVD)Discovery Channel Education
This program feature interviews with seventeen different individuals representing the five major world religions.
A Home on the FieldPaul Cuadros
A Home on the Field is about faith, loyalty, and trust. It is a parable in the tradition of Stand and Deliver and Hoosiers—a story of one team and their accidental coach who became certain heroes to the whole community.
A Hope in the UnseenRon Suskind
It is 1993, and Cedric Jennings is a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate is well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boast an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric has almost no friends. He eats lunch in a classroom most days, plowing through the extra work he has asked for, knowing that he’s really competing with kids from other, harder schools. Cedric Jennings’s driving ambition–which is fully supported by his forceful mother–is to attend a top-flight college.
A Small Act (DVD)
When hilde back sponsored a young, rural Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She never imagined ger quarterly donation of $15 would pave her way for Chris Mburu’s journey to Harvard Law School. b
Addressing The Unique Needs Of Latino American StudentsAnna M. Ortiz
This volume explores the experiences of Latinos in higher education and seeks to shape a picture of their participation that is representative of the diversity of the group and of the higher education institutions they inhabit. Contributors provide information that will be useful to student affairs professionals who serve Latinos on a regular basis. The insights here have implications for admissions, student activities and Greek affairs, career development, ethnic student services, and academic advising programs and offices.
African American Men In CollegeMichael J. Cuyjet and Associates
Real-world programs and activities to enhance academic success in the college environment for African American men. The examples are collected from a variety of institutions across the country
Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice Against Older PersonsTodd D. Nelson
Along with race and gender, people commonly use age to categorize – and form stereotypes about – others. Of the three categories, age is the only one in which the members of the in-group (the young) will eventually join the out-group (the old).
American I Am LegendsTavis Smiley
America I AM: The African American Imprint, a national traveling museum exhibition, was conceived by award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author Tavis Smiley as a one-of-a-kind multi-media experience that chronicles the distinct history of African Americans. This beautifully conceived companion volume addresses the central theme of the exhibition, posed by W. E. B. Du Bois: “Would America have been America without her Negro people?” Through exceptional photographic images and penetrating words, America I AM Legends captures the dynamism of 78 legendary African Americans, highlighting the indelible imprint each has made on the United States and the world.
An Introduction to Fiction 7th editionX.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia
And don’t call me a racist!Ella Mazel
A treasury of quotes on the past, present, and future of the color line in America
Anne Sexton ReadsAnne Sexton
This recording, made shortly before Sexton’s death, includes readings of 24 poems selected from different periods in her creative life.
Apples to ApplesMattel
Apples to Apples is the game of hilarious comparisons.
It’s as easy as comparing apples to apples… just open the box, deal the cards, and you’re ready to play.
Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge.
Includes over 500 cards.
Each round is filled with surprising and outrageous comparisons from a wide range of people, places, things and events.
Barack Obama The Audacity of HopeBarack Obama
Barack Obama’s call for a new kind of politics—a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans. Lucid in his vision of America’s place in the world, refreshingly candid about his family life and his time in the Senate, Obama here sets out his political convictions and inspires us to trust in the dogged optimism that has long defined us and that is our best hope going forward.
Barnga (A Simulation Game on Cultural Clashes)Sivasailam Thiagarajan
Barnga is a classic simulation game that focuses on cultural clashes. Players learn how to reconcile differences and become more self-aware in order to avoid miscommunications.
Battle of the SexesSpin Master Games
You’ll never understand them, so you might as well defeat them in Battle of the Sexes.
This hilarious adult trivia game pits men vs. the women in the ultimate showdown.
Packed with pictures, trivia and ridiculous challenges, this game is a must have for any sized group or gathering - whether it’s a party, game night or just a couples’ night in.
Made for 2 or more players ages 16+, Battle of The Sexes is the ultimate challenge to decide which sex is truly superior.
Be WiseWarren W. WiersbeWith over 4 million volumes in print and used worldwide, these timeless books have provided invaluable insight into the history, meaning, and context of virtually every book in the Bible. Revised with a new look and added content, these commentaries now include study questions at the end of each chapter for further reflection and application.
Beetle GamePerisphere And Trylon Games
Inspired by an old-fashioned game (1949).
The object is to build a beetle.
Kids roll a die to determine which beetle body part to add to their beetle.
Simple but infectious fun for 4 players.
Big Book of RacismSacha Jenkins
Filled with enough testifying and truth to satisfy even the good Reverend Sharpton, ego trip’s Big Book of Racism is a riotous and revolutionary look at race and popular culture that’s sure to spark controversy and ignite debate.
Black EnterpriseEarl G. Graves
It’s faster than you think
Two players race to be the first to play all of their cards
Players quickly try to match the shape, count, or color on the cards
The first player out of cards wins
Fast and portable, Blink is instant fun for everyone
Box of Crayons
Colored wax sticks used to color.
Bridging Cultural ConflictsMichelle LeBaron
Creative, helpful, and hopeful contribution at a time when we are especially challenged to bridge cultures in the pursuit of mutual understanding and peace’ - Jimmy Carter, Nobel Peace Laureate. In our global society, challenging conflicts abound in personal, business, government, and international settings.
Buffalo Gals, Wont You Come Out TonightUrsula K. Le Guin
Tells the magical story of animals, showing the reader their wisdom, follies, spirits and personalities. The animals seem like people to us - albeit strange and extraordinary people - just as they do to the little girl who finds herself living among them after Coyote rescues her in the wilderness. Le Guin uses the animals to take us in and help us remember, deep within our own ancient histories, their sacredness and magic, as well as that of the earth, thereby heightening our own compassion and sense of the holy.