The Tiny Activist

Category: Women in STEM


Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

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Rainbow Revolutionaries: 50 LGBTQ+ People who Made History

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Our Environment: Everything You Need to Know

Written by: Jacques Pasquet Illustrated by: Yves Dumont Translated by: Shelley Tanaka For ages: 9-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Environment, Nature, Sustainability, Activism, Pint-Sized Professor, Biology, Littering, Oceans, Marine Life, Weather, Climate Change.  Summary:  Our Environment is helpfully broken up into 5 sections, one…

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Astro Girl

Written & Illustrated by: Ken Wilson-Max For ages: 3-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space, Astronauts, Family, Self-Confidence, POC-Centric Narratives.  Summary:  Astrid LOVES space, and everything about being an astronaut.  Her dad asks her some questions about aspects of space travel and she is filled…

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The Girl Who Rode A Shark

Written by: Ailsa Ross Illustrated by: Amy Blackwell For ages: 8 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: History, Historical Figures, Adventure, Global Community, Feminism, Trailblazer.  Summary:  This is a really fascinating and fantastic book that travels both the globe and history.  When going through…

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Corrie was on Once Upon a Tech!

Happy Wednesday folx!  Today, I (Corrie) had the privilege of being on a really rad podcast called Once Upon a Tech!  If you’ve been following for awhile, you might recognize one of the hosts Ms. Fitz, from one of our…

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Gut Garden

Written & Illustrated by: Katie Brosnan For ages: 6 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Microbiology, Human Body, Pint-Sized Professor.  Summary:  This is a really cool book that discusses all aspects of the human microbiome.  By going through all of the different types…

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Professor Astro Cat’s Deep Sea Voyage

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman  Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: 7 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Natural World, Ocean, Sea Life, Pint-Sized Professor, STEM, Biology, Environmental Activism, Pollution, Self-Empowerment.  Summary:  This is the newest installment of the incredible Professor Astro Cat series!  Grab…

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The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney

Written by: Alice B. McGinty Illustrated by: Elizabeth Haidle For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space, Women in Science, Family, Historic Events, Historical Figures, Astronomy.  Summary:  Venetia is a young girl who lives in Britain with her mother and grandfather….

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I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast [released May 2020]

Written by: Michael Holland & Philip Giordano Illustrated by: Philip Giordano For ages: 8 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Nature, Natural World, DIY Projects, Biology, Botany, Science, Pine-Sized Professor.  Summary:  This book is amazing!  It covers in-depth all sorts of plants and…

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