Advance copies of A de Activista have arrived! Just a reminder that pre-orders are really important for getting books into bookstores, especially radical children’s books in Spanish! If you were thinking of getting a copy for your kid… or as a gift… now’s the time to place the order. They will be on shelves October 28!
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A Is for Activism: Why I Took My 10-Month Old to the People’s Climate March
Yesterday’s rally was designed to be a family affair, and here’s why that’s important.
A nice list of ABC books that are diverse and Spanish language inclusive, including some of our favorites, like Gathering Our Sun and Welome to My Neighborhood: A Barrio ABC (and A is for Activist and A de Activista of course :)): http://latinosinkidlit.com/2014/09/22/enhancing-childrens-abcs-and-vocabulary-through-9-alphabet-books/
Enhancing Children’s ABCs and Vocabulary Through 9 Alphabet Books
By Sujei Lugo ABC… We must not forget how important the introduction of the alphabet is to children, from the shape and name of each letter, to their different sounds and functions in the construct…
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