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Dinosaurs Divorce; A Guide for Changing Families

Written & Illustrated by: Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown For ages: 6 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Family, Love, Community, Divorce, Friendship, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary: This book begins with a Contents page and list of ‘Divorce Words’ with definitions. The book covers lots…

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Crazy About Cats

Written & Illustrated by: Owen Davey For ages: 5 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Cats, Activism, Environment, STEM, Science, Conservation, Global Community, Community. Summary: Starting from the basics of “What is a Cat?” to the complex social dynamics between bobcats fighting over territory, this…

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Introducing Line4Line

 Line 4 Line grew out of LSU’s Neighborhood Arts Project in Baton Rouge. It’s one of the outreach programs of LSU’s Museum of Art, as well as the Art Works Program, a program which focuses on bringing kids from low-performing schools…

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Introducing: Aminata Jalloh of Readers Inspired!

Hello everyone!  We hope you have been enjoying this series as much as we have, it’s been great to connect with others in the children’s literature community.  This week, Readers Inspired!  Aminata’s answers are so thoughtful, and we hope you…

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Introducing: Matters of Representation

Welcome to the second installment of our Sound Off Saturday Series!   We are pleased to introduce you to Laura Obuobi of Matters of Representation: TTA: Introduce yourself! MoR: Hello! My name is Laura Obuobi. I was born and raised in…

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Girls Think of Everything; Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Written by: Catherine Thimmesh Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet For ages: 9-13 years Language: English Topics Covered: Women in STEM, Inventions, Historical Figures, Feminism, Global Community. Summary: This book is designed for elementary students, to learn more in-depth about women inventors.  Covering inventions like Scotchguard, Kevlar, Liquid Paper,…

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Introducing: A New Weekly Post Series!

Hi everyone! We wanted to take a few moments and tell you about a new series we’re starting here weekly at The Tiny Activist: Sound Off Saturday! Since we want to use our platform to educate and inform, what better…

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MLK Day

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,  we decided to post several books that will assist in learning more about Dr. King! My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart by Angela Farris Watkins This book is great for preschoolers and up!…

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Smart About Sharks

Written & Illustrated by: Owen Davey For ages: 5 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Environment, Sea Life, Community, Conservation, STEM, Sharks, Activism.   Summary: Owen Davey does it again, this time about sharks!  In his typical bright, graphic style, readers cruise through the deep…

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A Stone for Sascha

Written & Illustrated by: Aaron Becker For ages: 5 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Family, POC-Centric Narratives, Loss, Grief, Historical Fiction, Love, Pets. Summary: This book actually has no words, just pictures.  A family loses their dog, Sascha, just before going on vacation.  While on…

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