The Tiny Activist

Daily Archives: July 17, 2018


Little Feminist Board Book Series

Written by: Galison and Emily Kleinman Illustrated by: Lydia Ortiz For Ages: Infant-5 years Language: English Topics Covered: Artists, Trailblazers, Leaders, Activists, Women in STEM. Summary: These books are a simple way to introduce very young children to famous women…

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This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer

Written by: Joan Holub Illustrated by: Daniel Roode For Ages: 3-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Strong Women, Activism, Civil Rights. Summary: This board book introduces women throughout history at a basic level for young children. Impressive vocabulary to use…

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When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a Community

Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Christopher Lyles For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, LGBT Families, Community, Acceptance. Summary: This book is told from the perspective of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin.  It briefly talks about…

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I Am Jazz

Written by: Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings Illustrated by: Shelagh McNicholas For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Trans youth experience, gender identity, self-acceptance, self-love, courage. Summary: Jazz is just a regular girl!  She loves dancing, the color pink,…

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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist

Written by: Jess Keating Illustrated by: Marta Alvarez Miguens For Ages: 4-8 Language: English Topics Covered: Trailblazing, Science, Women in STEM, Asian-American Women, Courage, Self-Confidence. Summary: Eugenie was a young girl that loved sharks more than anything.  She loved diving…

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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

Written by: Julia Finley Mosca Illustrated by: Daniel Rieley For Ages: 5-10 years old Language: English Topics Covered: Women in STEM, Trailblazers, Neurodiversity, Women Scientists. Summary: This rhyming book tells the life story of Temple Grandin and her achievements.  The…

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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Written by: Rob Sanders Illustrated by: Steven Salerno For Ages: 5-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Activism, LGBT, Community, Acceptance. Summary: This book is an incredibly positive historical look at the gay rights movement of the seventies, centered…

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