This book was made possible by the generous support and enthusiasm of so many people that I can’t list them all here. But I have to start with a shout out to Design Action Collective members (class of 2012). I’m so greateful for the trust and generosity of Alex Ang-Angco, Sabiha Basrai, Medea Benjamin, Adela Gaytan, Jason Grant, Shannon Hammock, Susan Hollingshead, Kay & Ikranagara, Nadia Khastagir, Steve Kretzmann, Kurt Kuhwald, Jennifer Lin & Ken Gonzalez, Ray Mitchell, Nupur & Virali Modi-Parekh, Brihannala Morgan, Jude Parker, Jeff Perlstein, Anne Rolfes, Laura Saponara & Jeff Parsons, Mary Tansey, Aditi Vaidya and everyone else who pledged on kickstarter!

Special thanks to Amil, Anna, Eva, Lucia, Miguel, and Sacha
(and their parental units) for the expert feedback!

And of course endless thanks for all the creative help from
Kristi Laughlin, Aya de Leon, Jia Ching Chen, Jeff Conant, Lincoln Cushing, Mona Damluji, Gopal Dayaneni, Gerardo Medina, Virali Modi-Parekh, and Miya Yoshitani


Library of Congress Control Number:  2012917078

ISBN-10: 0988344890
ISBN-13: 978-0-9883448-9-1
Text and Artwork © 2012 by Innosanto Nagara
Published by Kupu-Kupu Press
with Design Action Collective
1710 Franklin #300, Oakland, CA 94612
All rights reserved

First Edition 2012
Printed in the United States of America

Second Edition:

Thanks to Seven Stories Press and my editor Cory Silverberg for their supportand enthusiasm in bringing this second edition of A is for Activist to life.

Text and artwork © 2013 by Innosanto Nagara
A Triangle Square Books for Young Readers Edition,
published by Seven Stories Press

Nagara, Innosanto.
A is for activist / Innosanto Nagara.
pages cm
ISBN 978-1-60980-539-5 (hardback)
1. Social justice–Juvenile literature.
2. Political activists–Juvenile literature.
3. English language–Alphabet–Pictorial works–
Juvenile literature. I. Title.
HM671.N35 2013