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Usha and the Stolen Sun

Written by: Bree Galbraith Illustrated by: Josée Bisaillon For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Social Justice, Bravery, Family, Community, Connections, POC-Centric Narratives, Social-Emotional Learning.  Summary:  Usha was born in a land where the sky is always gray.  Hardly anyone remembers the sun, but…

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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Written by: Andrea Beaty Illustrated by: David Roberts For ages: 4-8 years Language: English, minor Spanish.  Topics Covered: Community Action, Environmentalism, Girls Outdoors, Creativity, Feminism, Girls in Leadership, Latinx, Activism.  Summary:  Sofia Valdez loves her community, and she especially loves helping her community be better.  When…

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Make Trouble (Young Readers Edition)

Written by: Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson Cover Art by: Eugenia Mello For ages: Young Adults Language: English  Topics Covered: Trailblazer, Politics, Women in Politics, Activism, Feminism, Bodily Autonomy, Memoir/Biography, Political Activism, Family, Planned Parenthood, Inspiration, Growing Up, Community Involvement.  Summary: For our first skill to take into…

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Q&A with Alastair Moock!

Happy Saturday!  Our Week of Music is continuing to rock, and we’ve boogied through a whole week already!  Luckily, we have one more special music-related book to review for tomorrow.  But, let’s focus on today!  Yesterday we learned a bit…

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Rickshaw Girl

Written by: Mitali Perkins Illustrated by: Jamie Hogan For ages: YA Book, easy read. Language: English, some Bangla. Glossary included in back. Topics Covered: Feminism, Bangladeshi Culture & Traditions, POC-Centric Narratives, Own Voices, Women in Business. Summary: This is a quick read about a girl named…

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Sound Off Saturday featuring: Parakeet Books!

Happy Saturday!  We are super jazzed to feature a great publisher that we’re totally in love with: UK-based Parakeet Books!  It’s been a minute since we’ve been able to feature someone for Sound Off Saturday, and these are the perfect…

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The Tiny Activist was able to be a guest on “Reading With Your Kids” Podcast!

Happy Friday! We had the amazing opportunity to be guests on an awesome podcast in the children’s literature community-Reading With Your Kids! The podcast puts up 5 episodes a week and interviews everyone from authors & illustrators to extra special…

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Grandpa Cacao

Written & Illustrated by: Elizabeth Zunon For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Family, African Culture & Traditions, Love, Farming, Agriculture, Chocolate, Community, Cooking. Summary: This story follows tangential plot-lines of a little girl making her favorite chocolate birthday cake recipe…

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When Grandma Gives You A Lemon Tree

Written by: Jamie L. B. Deenihan Illustrated by: Lorraine Rocha For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Family, Love, Rhyming, Community, Independence, Etiquette. Summary: This book is SO cute!  The story begins with our main character making a birthday wish list…

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Sound Off Saturday Featuring: Aviva Brown!

Happy Saturday!  We are SO EXCITED to be able to feature this powerhouse, Aviva Brown!  Aviva is one of the first people we “met” on Instagram when we started our account, and we’ve been keeping in regular contact ever since….

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