Claudia Neu is a teacher who helps students learn and grow in their aspirations to change the world. When she is not working with children or reading, you can find Claudia cuddling with her cat or trying to keep her houseplants alive. Check out her instagram @claudianeureads for more book recommendations and reviews. Favorite genres: contemporary fiction, thriller or suspense, and young adult.
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Five Reasons You Should Join our Monthly Feminist Book Club Video Chats

Feminist Book Club is a unique community of readers who are dedicated to social justice through collective learning and conversations. I have been fortunate enough to be a member of Feminist Book Club since the spring of 2019. Throughout my time with Feminist Book Club, I have been able to celebrate its first birthday, watch …

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Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Her Lasting Impact on People Everywhere

The Notorious R.B.G Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an inspirational Jewish woman who championed gender equality throughout her career. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, New York and quickly proved her intelligence and passion for social justice. One of nine women in a class of 500 at Harvard Law School, Ruth was asked to justify …

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Children’s Book Recommendations to Fill Your Classroom and Home Library

As fall quickly approaches, teachers and parents are preparing for many different learning models, some with students attending school in person and others with full time distance learning from home. No matter how students are learning this fall, all children should have access to quality literature that is both representative of themselves, as well as, …

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Excavation & My Dark Vanessa: Empty Promises from the Publishing Industry

  I want to begin this blog by recognizing that there are many different articles written about this same topic, specifically the article written by the author herself, Wendy C. Ortiz. My purpose in writing this post is to write from my perspective as an avid reader and a consumer of books who is influenced …

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12 Books Written by Queer Authors to Read Year-Round

Another Pride month has come and gone even though it looked different this year. Pride celebrations around the United States were cancelled due to the global pandemic. As a result, digital celebrations gained popularity. One of my favorite alternatives to Pride was the programming by Lambda Literary, an organization that dedicates itself to supporting queer …

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Science Fiction & Not Problematic: 7 Recommendations by FBC Members

  Recommendations compiled by Natalia & Rashmila Art & editing by Claudia Disappointed that JK Rowling is a TERF (Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist)? Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered with our best recommendations from the badasses themselves, Feminist Book Club members. Interested in reading more recommendations by Feminist Book Club Members? Read PART 1 in our …

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