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What If Soldiers Fought with Pillows?: True Stories of Imagination and Courage

Written by: Heather Camlot Illustrated by: Serge Bloch For ages: perfect for 8-12 years or grades 3-7 Language: English Topics Covered: War, Nonviolent Action, Activism, Imagination, Peace, Military Action, Global Community, History, Historical Figures.  Summary: Activism, Military Action, Nonviolent Protest, Peace, Creativity, Imagination, Social Justice, Kindness. Today…

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M is for Movement: aka Humans can’t Eat Golf Balls

Written & Illustrated by: Innosanto Nagara  For ages: Middle grades  Language: English, Indonesian places, phrases, references.  Topics Covered: Social Justice, Social Change, Protest, Activism, Young Adult, Growing Up, Military Action, Family, Own Voices. Summary:  For our next installment of #sweetsandsocialjustice we have a middle grade…

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Noodlephant

Written by: Jacob Kramer Illustrated by: K-Fai Steele For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Social Justice, Activism, Protest, Friendship, Community, Oppression, Community, Ingenuity, Peaceful Action.  Summary:  In our next installment of #sweetsandsocialjustice we have Noodlephant! I made some brown sugar cornmeal shortbread,…

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Peace, Love, Action!

Written & Illustrated by: Tanya Zabinski Foreward by: Ani DiFranco For ages: Middle Grades to read, ages 4 and up to listen. Language: English Topics Covered: Social Justice, Activism, Historic Figures, Historic Narratives, POC-Centric Narratives, Global Community, Call to Action, Kindness, Peaceful Activism, Gratitude,…

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Rebel Voices: The Global Fight for Women’s Equality and the Right to Vote

Written by: Eve Lloyd Knight Illustrated by: Louise Kay Stewart  For ages:  Second grade and above Language: English Topics Covered: Feminism, Activism, Women’s Suffrage, Independent Thought, Global Community, Historic Figures, Historic Narratives. Summary: This book covers the global struggle for women’s suffrage.  Broken down by country,…

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Conflict in Georgia Over Russian Occupation

This is a different sort of post than we usually do, but we felt it was important to share some information that we have been learning about recently. This morning, one of our followers that lives in Georgia reached out…

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The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist

Written by: Cynthia Levinson Illustrated by: Vanessa Brantley-Newton For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Historical Figure, Historical Event, Activism, Modern Black Freedom Struggle, Civil Rights, Family, Love. Summary:  Audrey is a nine-year-old girl, living in Birmingham in 1963.  The…

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Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights

Written by: Rob Sanders Illustrated by: Jared Andrew Schorr For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Peace, Community Involvement, Acceptance, Courage, Protesting. Summary: This book is an alphabetical look at how to peacefully protest.  Non-traditional in it’s setup, this book offers suggestions about everyday…

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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

Written by: Robbie Robertson Illustrated by: David Shannon For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, Historical Figures, First Nations People, Culture. Summary: This hefty book catalogues the story of Hiawatha and the Peacemaker as they attempt to…

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