Prospective Engaging Community Books to Read Together

A Listmania! list by A. Johannes (New Westminster, BC Canada)
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The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power Of Families and Neighborhoods
1.  The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power Of Families and Neighborhoods by John McKnight
The list author says:
  "two great leaders working collaboratively to create a practical vision of the future"
CDN$ 18.87   Used & New from: CDN$ 9.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Community: The Structure of Belonging
2.  Community: The Structure of Belonging by Peter Block
The list author says:
  "working from a variety of sources and a long history of supporting groups, Block manages to come up with simple creative ideas to include and create community"
CDN$ 15.64   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.98
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Church Of Eighty Percent Sincerity
3.  Church Of Eighty Percent Sincerity by David Roche
The list author says:
  "haven't yet read this but you can see him on youtube and he's pretty funny and insightful"
CDN$ 17.60   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope
4.  Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope by bell hooks
The list author says:
  "an endlessly fascinating alternative voice in re-thinking education and empowerment"
CDN$ 27.55   Used & New from: CDN$ 20.99

Loneliness
5.  Loneliness by John T Cacioppo
The list author says:
  "a book recommended by David Pitonyak which I've found amazing"
CDN$ 17.96   Used & New from: CDN$ 1.81
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Finding Our Way: Leadership for an Uncertain Time
6.  Finding Our Way: Leadership for an Uncertain Time by Margaret J. Wheatley
The list author says:
  "i was thinking about this, a book i've just glanced at but been impressed by.   but then just noticed the next book (below)..."
CDN$ 16.62   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01

Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey Into Communities Daring to Live the Future Now
7.  Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey Into Communities Daring to Live the Future Now by Margaret J. Wheatley
The list author says:
  ""a learning journey into seven diverse communities that have walked out of limiting beliefs and practices and walked on to something new."  will be released in march 2011"
CDN$ 18.77   Used & New from: CDN$ 13.28
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential
8.  Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential by Dan Pallotta
The list author says:
  "an alternative voice in looking at community development through non-profits from an affectiveness angle"
CDN$ 15.64   Used & New from: CDN$ 3.21
2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Four Walls Of My Freedom
9.  Four Walls Of My Freedom 
The list author says:
  "this is one story of one family"
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Boy in the Moon: A Father's Search for His Disabled Son
10.  The Boy in the Moon: A Father's Search for His Disabled Son by Ian Brown
The list author says:
  "this is another..."
CDN$ 15.16   Used & New from: CDN$ 1.66
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader
11.  Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader by Tanya ed. Titchkosky
The list author says:
  "i've only read artcles by Tanya Titchcovsky but this looks like a great primer on disability studies"
CDN$ 59.95   Used & New from: CDN$ 34.95

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