Category Archives: Activism

Kids Fight Climate Change by Martin Dorey; illustrated by Tim Wesson

Kids Fight Climate Change by Martin Dorey, illustrated by Tim Wesson. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536223484 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Kids Fight Climate Change is a … Continue reading

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Required Reading for Disenfranchised Freshmen by Kristen R. Lee

Required Reading for Disenfranchised Freshmen by Kristen R. Lee.  Crown, 2022. 9780593309155 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Savannah is headed off to … Continue reading

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Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon

Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536214185 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In … Continue reading

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Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones

Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones. Delacorte Press, 2021. 9780593303535 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Nicky is moving from Pennsylvania to Alaska with … Continue reading

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It’s Up to Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet by Christopher Lloyd, foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, with illustrations by 33 artists from around the world

            It’s Up to Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet by Christopher Lloyd, foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, with illustrations by 33 artists from around the world, What on Earth Books in partnership with The … Continue reading

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The Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution by De Nichols, illustrated by Diana Dagadita, Molly Mendoza, Olivia Twist, Saddo, and Diego Becas

The Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution by De Nichols, illustrated by Diana Dagadita, Molly Mendoza, Olivia Twist, Saddo, and Diego Becas. Big Picture Press, 2021. 9781536223255 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky

Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky. Penguin Workshop, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593223482 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Memoir What did you like about the book? Continuum by Chella … Continue reading

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100 Ways to Make the World a Better Place by Karen Ng and Kristen Liepmann. Illustrated by Mona Karaivanova

100 Ways to Make the World a Better Place: An Activity Book to Inspire Change. Karen Ng and Kristen Liepmann. Illustrated by Mona Karaivanova. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525308390 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3.5 Format: … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley

We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley, Katherine Tegen Books/ Harper Collins, 2021. 9780062885050 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Cassie, Vivian … Continue reading

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Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds

Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534469013 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Ever since a bat … Continue reading

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