The Tiny Activist


The Boy Who Cried Fabulous

Written by: Lesléa Newman Illustrated by: Peter Ferguson For Ages: 3-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Acceptance, Family. Summary:  Roger is a distractible, yet happy boy.  He gets distracted by fabulous things in stores, on the way to school,…

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Sparkle Boy

Written by: Lesléa Newman Illustrated by: Maria Mola For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English, slight Spanish mention. Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Gender Expression, Family Acceptance, Inclusiveness. Summary: This book opens with two siblings, sister Jessie and younger brother Casey, in the…

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Pink is for Boys

Written by: Robb Pearlman Illustrated by: Eda Kaban For Ages: 4-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Gender stereotypes, Acceptance, Self-Expression, Individuality. Summary: This is a simple book that explains how all the colors are for everyone, and gives plenty of…

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Lucía the Luchadora

Written by: Cynthia Leonor Garza Illustrated by: Alyssa Bermudez For Ages: 3-7 years Language: English, Spanish Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Latinx Family Life, Mexican Cultural Tradition. Summary: Lucía wants nothing more than to be a superhero.  At the park, she jumps…

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Julián Is a Mermaid

Written and Illustrated by: Jessica Love For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English and Spanish Topics Covered: Self-Acceptance, Gender Expression, Latinx Family Life Summary: Julián is a Mermaid is a vivid, fantastical celebration of family, exploration and most of all…mermaids! Julián LOVES mermaids,…

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Written by: Susan Lendroth Illustrated by: Priscilla Burris For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Family Acceptance, Asian Families, Culture and Traditions, Self-Esteem, Japanese Culture Summary: Natsumi is a young Japanese girl that is constantly being told things like “slow down!”, “not so fast!”,…

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