spring after spring; how rachel carson inspired the environmental movement

more books about environmental activism English 4-8 years Historical Figures Women in STEM Activism Environmental Activism Trailblazers Bravery Courage Stephanie Roth Sisson rachel is a little girl who LOVES nature. ¬†she loves walking through the woods and listening to all of the sounds that animals create around her. ¬† Summary:  Birds, frogs, bats, and bugs!…

Neither

Written & Illustrated by:¬†Airlie Anderson For ages:¬†4-7 years Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Community, Acceptance, Identity, Friendship, Self-Acceptance. Summary:¬†This story takes place in a world where there are only blue bunnies (this) and yellow birds (that), the Land of This and That. ¬†Until one day, a self-described ‘both’ hatches. ¬†This little critter is green, with bunny ears and…

Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights

want a copy of your own? more books about activism English 4-8 years Activism Peace Protesting Community Involvement Acceptance Courage Rob Sanders and Jared Andrew Schorr Summary:  This book is an alphabetical look at how to peacefully protest.  Non-traditional in it’s setup, this book offers suggestions about everyday activism one can become involved with, and…

Rad Women Worldwide

Written by: Kate Schatz Illustrated by: Miriam Klein Stahl For Ages: 8-16 years Language: English Topics Covered: Global Community, Activism, Trailblazers, Women in STEM, Artists. Summary: This book is much like it’s counterpart but on a global and more in-depth scale. ¬†Women from every continent are featured, spanning thousands of years throughout history. ¬†Ancient Mesopotamia…

Imani’s Moon

Written by:¬†JaNay Brown-Wood Illustrated by:¬†Hazel Mitchell For ages:¬†6-9 years Language:¬†English & Maa (Maasai) Topics Covered:¬†POC-Centric Narratives, African Culture & Traditions, Maasai People, Self-Esteem, Community, Bravery,¬†Perseverance. ¬† Summary:¬†Imani is the smallest in her village, and gets teased relentlessly for it. ¬†To make Imani feel¬†better, her mother tells her stories. ¬†One night in particular, Imani learns about…

Rad American Women A-Z

Written by: Kate Schatz Illustrated by: Miriam Klein Stahl For Ages: 8-16 years Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Strong Women, Trailblazers, Musicians, Artists, Summary: This book goes through the alphabet, each letter representing a famous woman. Jovita Idar, Odetta Holmes, Carol Burnett, and Wilma Mankiller are some of the famous figures written about. Each page…

Dreamers

Written & Illustrated by:¬†Yuyi Morales For ages:¬†4-8 years Language:¬†English & Spanish Topics Covered:¬†Immigration, Courage, Bravery, Family, Love, Community. Summary:¬†This is the story about a woman and her young child immigrating to San Francisco. ¬†Trying to navigate this unfamiliar world was difficult, especially with a language barrier. ¬†The narrator admits mistakes are made in this new…

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 had to be satisfied with robot dishwashers and zoombrooms. ¬†Late at night, she studied ship…

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Written and Illustrated by:: P√©n√©lope 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 for teens and above. Some stories include plot lines with DV, death, civil war, and…

Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls

Written by: Jane Yolen Illustrated by: Susan Guevara For Ages: 8-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Strong Women, Courage, Historical Fiction, Independent Thought. Summary: This book is a compilation of stories about strong historical women. Nana Miriam, Li Chi, Burd Janet, and Mizilca are just a few of the figures covered. Jane Yolen…