100 Days, 100 Books: Courage and Community in Books for Young People highlights fiction and nonfiction books reflecting values of resourcefulness, justice, courage, creativity, and respect for and participation in a vital democracy. Selections include classic and recently published titles, with a variety of genres and reading levels. Many are about life in America, historically and in the present. It is an excellent resource for educators, parents, community groups and others seeking to share good books and the ideas they introduce. The author draws on four decades of professional experience with children and books, and a passion for the power of literature to inform and inspire.