Future Baby Series

Written By: Lori Alexander Illustrated by: Allison Black For Ages: Infant & Up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: Careers, STEM, Imagination. Summary: This set of 4 adorable board books compares activities that babies do and different aspects of potential careers. I love how diverse the illustrations are, they show a wide variety of different…

Finish the Fight! The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Written By: Veronica Chambers & the staff of the New York Times Portraits Illustrated by: Monica Ahanonu, Rachelle Baker, Kristen Buchholz, Alex Cabal, Noa Denmon, Ellen Duda, Shyama Golden, Johnalynn Holland, Hillary Kempenich, Nhung L√™, Ella Trujillo, & Steffi Walthall For Ages: 8-13 years Language: English Topics Covered: Suffrage, BIPOC Activism, Historical Figures, Middle Grade,…

Votes for Women!

Written By: Winifred Conkling For Ages: YA Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Social Justice, Suffrage, Feminism, Historical Figures. Summary: Happy Saturday! For #sweetsandsocialjustice I paired an old-fashioned treat that would have been around when this book’s events were current events and not history-and that’s kettle corn (one of my favorite foods of all time)! This…

Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America

Written by: Deborah Diesen Illustrated by: Magdalena Mora For ages: 3-8 years Language: English  Topics Covered: Activism, Equality, Rights, Voting, American History, POC-Centric Narratives, Oppression, Racism, Politics.  Summary:  This rhyming book is an incredible look at the history of voting rights in America, and specifically about the activism that took place in order to ensure those rights were more evenly distributed…

Elizabeth Warren’s Big, Bold Plans [released 5/5]

Written by:¬†Laurie Ann Thompson Illustrated by:¬†Susanna Chapman For ages:¬†4-8 years¬† Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Politics, Historical Figure, Biography, Women in Politics, Feminism, Activism, Education, Family,¬†Trailblazers.¬† Summary:¬† Elizabeth Warren’s Big, Bold Plans is a lovely overview of the life of Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts senator (our first one!). ¬†This is a book developed for children, so it doesn’t cover…

Make Trouble (Young Readers Edition)

Written by:¬†Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson Cover Art by:¬†Eugenia Mello For ages:¬†Young Adults Language:¬†English¬† Topics Covered:¬†Trailblazer, Politics, Women in Politics, Activism, Feminism, Bodily¬†Autonomy, Memoir/Biography, Political Activism, Family, Planned Parenthood,¬†Inspiration, Growing Up, Community Involvement.¬† Summary:¬†For our first skill to take into the new year we’ve chosen: Activism! This is what we want to embody most throughout…

Leading the Way: Women in Power [Being released 10/8]

Written by:¬†Senator Janet Howell & Theresa Howell,¬†forward by Hillary Rodham Clinton Illustrated by:¬†Kylie Akia & Alexandra Bye For ages:¬†YA middle & upper grades to read themselves (ages 10 and up); great bedtime story for younger children. Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Trailblazers, Women in Politics, Government, Leadership, Historical Figures, Historical Events, Feminism, Politics.¬† Summary: Something right off the…