The Tiny Activist

Monthly Archives: November 2018


Mommy’s Khimar

Written by: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow Illustrated by: Ebony Glenn For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Family, Love, Islam, Muslim Identity, POC-Centric Narratives, Culture & Traditions. Summary: This book is about a little girl and how much she loves her mother’s khimars. She goes into her…

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Say Hello!

Written & Illustrated by: Rachel Isadora For ages: Infant and up Language: Primarily English & Spanish. Also includes: Arabic, French, Italian, Swahili, Japanese, Mandarin, and Hebrew. Topics Covered: Community, Friendship, Language, POC-Centric Narratives Summary: Join Carmelita and her mother as they take the family dog on…

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Interstellar Cinderella

Written by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Meg Hunt For ages: 5-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Fairy Tales, Feminism, Individual Thought, Women in STEM. Summary: Once upon a planetoid lived a girl named Cinderella.  She dreamed of fixing fancy rocket ships one day, but until then…

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I Am Loved: a poetry collection

Written by: Nikki Giovanni Illustrated by: Ashley Bryan For ages: All ages Language: English Topics Covered: Family, Love, Acceptance, POC-Centric Narratives. Summary: This collection of poetry has been compiled to show a child how loved they are.  They focus on family, cats, birds, nature, and much…

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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Written and Illustrated by:: Pénélope Bagieu For Ages: teens Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Trailblazers, Women in STEM, Activism. Summary: This book is a graphic novel compilation of stories about strong women and historical figures. It is definitely written…

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The Boy & the Bindi

Written by: Vivek Shraya Illustrated by: Rajni Perera For Ages: 2-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Identity, Acceptance, Family, Indian Culture, POC-Centric Narratives. Summary: This story is told by a narrator discovering his mother’s bindi, and becomes captivated by…

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Sweetest Kulu

Written by: Celina Kalluk Illustrated by: Alexandria Neonakis For Ages: Infant and up Language: Bilingual: Inuktitut and English; English. Topics Covered: Love, Family, First Nations People, Indigenous Voices, Inuit Culture. Summary: “Kulu” is an Inuktitut term of endearment, akin to…

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