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Donate Books!

Donate Books!

Support our programs inside the jail to thrive by donating books that have changed your life. These inmates are always hungry for ways to spend their time meaningfully, so now is a perfect time to head to your local bookstore or root through your own library to help us build ours.

 

Please send any and all material donations to

 

COMIENZOS

P.O. Box 4099

Albuquerque, NM 87196

 

If you’re having trouble thinking of what to send in, here are some examples of the books we’re looking for right now:

 

A Force More Powerful, by Peter Ackerman and Jack Duvall

 

A History of God, by Karen Armstrong

 

A Place to Stand, by Jimmy Santiago Baca

 

Always Running, by Luis Rodriguez

 

Couldn’t Keep It To Myself, by women of the York Correctional Institute, edited by Wally Lamb

 

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card

 

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur, by Michael Eric Dyson

 

I’ll Fly Away, by women of the York Correctional Institute, edited by Wally Lamb

 

Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn

 

The Lizard Cage, by Karen Connelly

 

Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah

 

Monster, by Sanyika Shakur

 

The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace, by John Paul Lederach

 

My Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn

 

Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, by Mark Kurlansky

 

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, by Marshall Rosenberg

 

Peace Is Every Step, by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace, edited by Howard Zinn

 

The Powers That Be, by Walter Wink

 

Speak Peace in a World of Conflict, by Marshall Rosenberg

 

Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card

 

Stones Into Schools, by Greg Mortensen

 

The Story of B, by Daniel Quinn

 

Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortensen and Oliver Relin