Children's books to inspire young activists

Never Too Young!: 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference

Never Too Young!: 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference

A. Weintraub, Laura Horton

Anyone - no matter how young - can make a difference! Meet 50 incredible kids who had a positive impact in their communities... and the world.

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Kids Who Did: Real Kids Who Ruled, Rebelled, Survived and Thrived

Kids Who Did: Real Kids Who Ruled, Rebelled, Survived and Thrived

Kirsty Murray

From the distant past to the present moment, Kids Who Did shows kids making their mark on history; and now they're set to change the world.

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Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2

Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2

Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter

More true tales of amazing boys who found the courage to be themselves, and achieved something remarkable at the same time.

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 Read reviewDreams of Freedom

Dreams of Freedom

Amnesty International

This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of Freedom, from the freedom to have an education to the freedom not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home...

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My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

Anita Heiss

Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but mostly she loves Cathy Freeman. It's 2000 and the Olympics are going to be held in Australia. In a year of surprises, Mel finds out that ..

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Nowhere Boy

Nowhere Boy

Katherine Marsh

When all seems lost, real heroes can be found.

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Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala’s Magic Pencil

Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoet

Based on a true story from her childhood, and her inspirational life, Malala Yousafzai's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them.

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Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians

Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians

From slam poet Solli Raphael to gender equality advocate Caitlin Figueiredo, soccer star Sam Kerr and youth worker Zack Bryers, this is a book about young people, for everyone. Through activism, innovation, giving back and leading...

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If I Was Prime Minister

If I Was Prime Minister

Beck Feiner, Robin Feiner

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER? The Prime Minister's job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups...

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Wombat Warriors

Wombat Warriors

Samantha Wheeler

Can Mouse find her voice in time to keep her furry friends safe?

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 Special priceWhat Can a Citizen Do

What Can a Citizen Do

Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris

Her Right Foot meets The Quiet Book in this incredibly meaningful, commercial title from bestselling duo Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris.

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A Is For Activist

A Is For Activist

Innosanto Nagara

A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights,...

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We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures

We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures

Amnesty International

An illustrated celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, stunningly brought to life by internationally-renowned artists.

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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices!

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices!

Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson

What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With 87 pages of original art, prose, essays, letters, poems, and stories, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.

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Pride: The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

Pride: The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its...

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 Read reviewLittle Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Vashti Harrison

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author-illustrator Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African-American women who shaped history and changed the world. Illustrations.

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Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice!

Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice!

Loryn Brantz

Feminist Baby is back for more adventures--and is learning to talk!--in this refreshing, clever board book by a two-time Emmy]-winning author and BuzzFeed contributor. Full color.or. Full color.

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She Persisted: Quotes to Motivate and Inspire

She Persisted: Quotes to Motivate and Inspire

Becca Cahan

Courage. Persistence. Heart. Soul. Wisdom. Women are changing the world and these beautifully illustrated words not only embody todays woman, but are sure to inspire women of all ages across the world.

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Feminist Baby

Feminist Baby

Loryn Brantz

Feminist Baby likes pink and blue, playing with cars and dolls, and the choice to become whatever she dreams.

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Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World

Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World

Vashti Harrison

Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world. Featuring the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators - from writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as...

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Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins

This book brings together 52 icons of colour from the past and present in a celebration of achievement.

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.

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 Read reviewStories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter

A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.

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 Read reviewThe Boy At the Back of the Class

The Boy At the Back of the Class

Onjali Q. Rauf

Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.

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High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men

High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men

Various

Australia has some seriously ace men who have broken new ground, stood up for what they believed in, achieved incredible things and defied stereotypes. You'll find some of those men inside the pages of this book - from...

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