“This inspiring book invites us into conversations that cannot help but to make our teaching more collective, impactful, and profound."
​    --Kevin Kumashiro, University of San Francisco​

“This is a must-read book for practicing and aspiring educators interested in learning how to teach justice-oriented, critical social studies.”
    --Brian D. Schultz, Northeastern Illinois University

“At a time of increasing pressure on teachers, this book provides practical approaches from teachers, for teachers to teach within the confines of the Common Core without compromising rigor, integrity, or social justice.”

     --Tyrone C. Howard, director, UCLA Black Male Institute, UCLA

“20 veteran teachers candidly show how they have been able to meld standards with rich, demanding, and authentic social justice content and pedagogy. Their marvelous letters to new teachers challenge and inspire as they demonstrate that teaching is truly an ethical and humanizing intellectual endeavor."

     --Christine Sleeter, professor emerita, California State University Monterey Bay