FAN

The Family Action Network (FAN) is a 501(c)(3) organization that curates a high-quality speaker series each academic year. All FAN programs are free and open to the public. The Family Action Network (FAN) presents fresh ideas that elevate minds, expand hearts, and make the world a better place.

The Book Stall is proud to partner with FAN in their mission to spread knowledge and compassion.  As FAN's preferred bookseller, we provide access to the literature that accompanies their robust lecture series.

Please find a curated list of books presented by FAN speakers below.  From time-to-time, purchasing your FAN titles through The Book Stall will grant you access to exclusive content. 

 

Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982154615
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 27th, 2020

A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK AND INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Often hilarious and ultimately very touching.” —People

“Have you ever read a book that made you want to hug the author?” —Reese Witherspoon

“This unrestrained memoir is a transporting experience and one of the mo


Unacceptable: Privilege, Deceit & the Making of the College Admissions Scandal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593087725
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Published: Portfolio - July 21st, 2020

FORBES TOP 10 HIGHER EDUCATION BOOKS OF 2020 

An explosive true crime story of fraud, corruption, greed, celebrity, and justice in the cheating scandal that shattered the myth of meritocracy.


The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509684
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Published: One World - October 20th, 2020

An essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers and a co-creator of Black Lives Matter 
 


The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents: How to Support Your Child's Academic, Social, and Emotional Development in Any Setting Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781071838327
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Published: Corwin Publishers - October 2nd, 2020

Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982116293
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Published: Scribner - September 15th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020

From award-winning higher education journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Selingo comes a revealing look from inside the admissions office—one that identifies surprising strategies that will aid in the college search.


GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250204561
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

From Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, the dynamite husband and wife duo behind CreativeSoul Photography, comes GLORY, a photography book that shatters the conventional standards of beauty for Black children.

Featuring a foreword by Amanda Seales


The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250265357
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 10th, 2020

An anthropologist visits the frontiers of genetics, medicine, and technology to ask: Whose values are guiding gene editing experiments? And what does this new era of scientific inquiry mean for the future of the human species?

"That rare kind of scholarship that is also a page-turner."
—Britt Wray, author of Rise of the Necrofauna


Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction Cover Image
By Britt Wray, George Church (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771644723
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Published: Greystone Books - May 21st, 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New Yorker and Science News


Grown and Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250751379
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 1st, 2020

PARENTING NEVER ENDS.

From the founders of the #1 site for parents of teens and young adults comes an essential guide for building strong relationships with your teens and preparing them to successfully launch into adulthood


Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735214484
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 28th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller that has all America talking: as seen/heard on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, and more.

“Fascinating. . . . If you’re a generalist who has ever felt overshadowed by your specialist colleagues, this book is for you.” —Bill Gates


Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544570290
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - September 22nd, 2015

“Simply the best book I have ever read about adolescence. . . With gentle wisdom, Steinberg guides us through truly novel findings on what happens during adolescence and tells us how, as parents and teachers, we should change our ways.” — Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.


Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781982132071
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - October 6th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A meditation on kindness and hope, and how to move forward through grief.” —NPR

“A shining reminder to learn all we can from this moment, rebuilding ourselves in the darkness so that we may come out wiser, kinder, and stronger on the other side.” —The Boston Globe

“Powerful essa


The Wrong Way to Save Your Life: Essays Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062429209
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 1st, 2017

From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice.


When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781523508310
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - June 9th, 2020

"A terrific book for parents who want to know how to talk about difficult, emotional issues with children."––Nancy Eisenberg, Regents' Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University 

​Includes how to talk to your kids about COVID-19.


In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr.


Me & Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534454217
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020

Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days. This celebration of a mother-daughter relationship is perfect for sharing with little ones!

On a rainy day when the house smells like cinnamon and Papa and Luca are still asleep, when the clouds are wearing shadows and the wind paints the window with beads of water, I want to be everywhere Mama is.


Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534444959
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 13th, 2020

Jason Reynolds’s Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.

Will’s older brother, Shawn, has been shot.
Dead.
Will feels a sadness so great, he can’t explain it.


Forged in Crisis: The Making of Five Courageous Leaders Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501174452
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Published: Scribner - May 15th, 2018

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

“Five gritty leaders whose extraordinary passion and perseverance changed history…a gripping read on a timeless and timely topic” —Angela Duckworth, #1 bestselling author of Grit

An enthralling historical narrative filled with critical leadership insights, Forged in Crisis, by celebrat


A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984825780
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Published: Crown - September 8th, 2020

An urgent call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwavering belief in humanity—from a gifted young lawyer and important new voice in the movement to transform the system.