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Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou

Written by: Bethany Hegedus, forward by Colin Johnson Illustrated by: Tonya Engel For ages: 7-10 years  Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Historical Figure, Writer, Activism, Activist. Summary: This is an incredible and lyrical retelling of Maya Angelou’s life, I was hooked instantly upon opening the…

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Like A Girl

Written by: Lori Degman Illustrated by: Mara Penny For ages: 4-8 years  Language: English Topics Covered: Feminism, Historical Figures, Art, Architecture, Sports, Neurodiversity, Authors, Activism. Summary:  This book is a call to action for girls to use their skills and passions to change the…

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Top 5 Books We Read in 2018

2018 was a rollercoaster of a year, with so many opportunities for growth and learning all over the place! We launched this site as a passion project, and we have been so lucky to connect with many people from all…

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Little People, BIG DREAMS Maya Angelou

Written by: Lisbeth Kaiser Illustrated by: Leire Salaberria For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Activism, Historical Figures, Activism. Summary: This children’s book gives a brief overview of Maya Angelou’s life, as more of an introduction rather…

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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me

Written by: Maya Angelou Illustrated by: Jean-Michel Basquiat Edited by: Sara Jane Boyers For Ages: 4 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Courage, Fear, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary: This book is the poem of the same title by Maya Angelou, coupled…

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