Some children’s book history. Still inspires today. Way ahead of their time, Leslea Newman and Diana Souza had the courage and talent to create this ground-breaker. We still have a long way to go, but a good reminder of the importance of expressing our vision–even when it goes against the grain.
The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family
A pioneering picture-book with an enduring message of equality. “Many homosexuals live together in stable relationships. The time will co
Little Boy Inspires Dad to Create Comic Book Character With Down Syndrome
“I hope that readers will open their minds to the possibility that individuals with Down syndrome have, instead of defining them by their limits.”
As seen at Melbourne's Radical Bookshop, The New International.
A is for activist, advocate, abolitionist, ally & actively answering A call to Action….ahhh can you really call this a 'kids' book when Im learning so much!! And where does one begin with the wonderful radical historian Howard Zinn. Well you can get up to speed with the Zinn reader. Come in and get em….
This is why we love independent booksellers. In the prestigious Kirkus Reviews, Elliot Bay Bookstore talks about the books it "handsells" (shelves face out)–including A is for Activist (alongside such groundbreakers as Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit)!
Shelf Space: Elliot Bay Book Company
Kirkus Interviews: Writing/Publishing: Shelf Space: Elliot Bay Book Company
Honored to see A is for Activist included in this list compiled by educators and librarians under the hashtag: #KidLit4Justice
7 Books To Help You Discuss Race With Your Child
Educators and librarians took to Twitter and shared some of their favorite books used to aide the conversations on Race in America.
Presented below by category are the more than 200 titles featured in this year’s ABC Best Books for Children Catalog. In addition to books published in 2014, the catalog highlights award-winning backlist titles.
Baby Got Books: Our Favorite Anti-Bias Reads for Tots – ParentMap
Teaching children the value of diversity through anti-bias education helps prepare them for a world where cultures are becoming increasingly global. Check out our roundup of books to help teach these important concepts. (Page 1/6)