Rolling Warrior: The incredible, sometimes awkward, true story of a rebel girl on wheels who helped spark a revolution

English YA Activism Historical Figure Social Movements Disability Accessibility Education Protest Judith Heumann with Kristen Joiner summary Judith Heumann is a legend in activist scenes, particularly in the disabled community. I was so excited to find out that there would be a YA adaptation of her memoire, which focuses mostly on her role in the…

No Voice Too Small

Edited by: Lindsay H. Metcalf, Keila V. Dawson, Jeanette Bradley Illustrated by: Jeanette Bradley For ages: 5-9 years  Language: English  Topics Covered: Activism, Youth Activists, Poetry, Own Voices, Environmental Activism, Violence, Indigenous Voices, American Citizens, LGBTQ, Education, Muslim Activist, Community.  Summary:  Y’all need to buckle up for this book.  These are the type of books I started this website for.  No Voice…

Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America

Written by: Deborah Diesen Illustrated by: Magdalena Mora For ages: 3-8 years Language: English  Topics Covered: Activism, Equality, Rights, Voting, American History, POC-Centric Narratives, Oppression, Racism, Politics.  Summary:  This rhyming book is an incredible look at the history of voting rights in America, and specifically about the activism that took place in order to ensure those rights were more evenly distributed…

Circle

Written & Illustrated by: Jeannie Baker For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Health, Recovery, Migration, Natural World, Accessibility, Environmental Activism.  Summary: This book covers both the healing of the main character (a young child) with the migration of godwit birds, which are often seen in Australia.  The setup of this book is unique, teaching both about recovery…