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#RFBookClub Book Reviews 

August 18, 2019

Trevor W. Gardner's Discipline Over Punishment is a practical educator handbook that can help teachers navigate away from punishment and toward relationship building in secondary schools.  Schools employing a whole school approach could pair this with Zehr's book below.

Read our book review here.

August 18, 2019

In The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Howard Zehr addresses his fear that RJ implementation can easily go off track. In order to overcome this, he concisely outlines what RJ is and is not.  

Does he provide a clearer understanding of RJ?   

Read our book review here.

August 01, 2019

Are you an administrator looking to implement a whole school approach to restorative justice?

Check out our review of Martha Brown’s “Creating Restorative Schools” to decide if this book is right for you.


Read our book review here.

July 25, 2019

Burnett and Thorsborne attempt to answer the question “will it work with children who have special needs?” in their book “Restorative Practice and Special Needs”. 

Is it practical?  What are the challenges and opportunities?  

Read our book review here.

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