The Tiny Activist

Monthly Archives: July 2018


When We Were Alone

Written by: David A. Robertson Illustrated by: Julie Flett For Ages: Infant and up Language: English and Cree Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, Residential Schools, First Nations, Summary: This tender board book explores the history of residential schooling that was inflicted…

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Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing

Written by: Hiawyn Oram Illustrated by: Birgitta Sif For ages:3-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Environmental activism, social-emotional development, independent thought Summary: Snowboy is playing a game by himself one day when approached by Greenbackboy.  Greenbackboy has an idea to play a game called KA-CHING,…

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My Princess Boy

Written by: Cheryl Kilodavis Illustrated by: Suzanne DeSimone For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Identity, Acceptance, Self-Expression, POC-Centric Narratives, Love, Family. Summary: This book is written from the perspective of a mother, describing her Princess Boy and…

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Who are you? the kid’s guide to gender identity

Written by: Brook Pessin-Whedbee Illustrated by: Naomi Bardoff For Ages: 3 years and above Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Identity, Self Expression, Acceptance. Summary: This book is written in a conversational format with the reader, letting them know that whatever…

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William’s Doll

Written by: Charlotte Zolotow Illustrated by: William Pène Du Bois For Ages: 3-8 Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Stereotypes, Family, Acceptance. Summary: William wants a doll more than anything! He wants to practice being a father, holding and feeding and…

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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Written and Illustrated by: Rachel Ignotofsky For Ages: 4 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Science, Scientific discoveries, Unsung heroes Summary: This book highlights little-known women in science throughout history. Each page features one of Ignotofsky’s fun illustrations with a…

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I’m Jay, Let’s Play

Written by: Beth Reichmuth Illustrated by: Nomy Lamm For Ages: 3-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Esteem, Gender Identity, Self-Expression, Acceptance, Community. Summary: This book follows a child named Jay during their day at preschool.  Jay has short brown hair,…

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