October International Days

I got a little bit of a late start this month, but here are some books to familiarize and celebrate the October International Days! 1 October International Day of Older Persons  (A/RES/45/106) Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma WallisListen Slowly by Thanhha LaiLife in a Jar: The Irena... Continue Reading →

September International Days

September doesn't have quite as many international observances as August and July but they are just as important. As before, I don't have books for every single one, but am always taking suggestions to fill these lists up. This is my first year getting into the international observances. Researching these days and looking for books... Continue Reading →

August International Days

Here are the August International Days per the UN along with some book recommendations to see what's going on with those issues! I'll be reposting the recommendations on the days, but this is a head start for planning your reading. Also, don't for get that it's Women in Translation Month hosted by book blogger Meytal... Continue Reading →

June International Days

June is a HUGE month for observances and celebrations but my personal library is terribly low on the very things these days wish to raise awareness on. Recommendations from readers would be much appreciated! Also, I recognize this is terribly late, but even with the lapse in punctuality, these books are still worth recommending. Despite... Continue Reading →

May International Days

Here are the UN International Observances for May! Again, I don't have good reading for every single observance, but I will take suggestions from anyone else who does. I have some books on my TBR that some of these could go with but I'd rather not recommend until I've actually read them myself. 2 May... Continue Reading →

April International Days

I've been enjoying writing about the UN International commemoration or remembrance days. I don't have something new to read for every day, but there are some. This time, I'll have every day listed, but would love suggestions in the comments for days that I don't have books. Thanks!! 2 April World Autism Awareness Day  (A/RES/62/139)... Continue Reading →

March International Days

This is by far the biggest month of International Days according to the UN. Unfortunately, I don't actually have books for all of them. Nevertheless, let's check them out. 1 March Zero Discrimination Day  [UNAIDS] Here are my Top Ten books about discrimination: I Am Malala - discrimination against girls in gaining their educationDevotion and... Continue Reading →

February Observances and Holidays

Continuing with the thought process in January that these observances and holidays are around for a reason and there is a lot of good information about them, here are the February dates! Click here to go the full list. 4 February World Cancer Day¬†[WHO] While most of us know the word cancer, there's also quite... Continue Reading →

Books for International Days

Books mentioned for January International and US observances I know, I know, I said I was throwing out the schedule and I am. But also, have you ever looked at the list of International Days at the UN website? Click here to go the full list and check out all the days. For now, let's... Continue Reading →

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