Top 10 Activism Books

    Elizabeth Leads the Way
    6.5
    01
    Elizabeth Leads the Way
    Written by Tanya Lee Stone & illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon
    Let the Children March
    5.8
    02
    Let the Children March
    Written by Monica Clark-Robinson & illustrated by Frank Morrison
    The Youngest Marcher
    5.3
    03
    The Youngest Marcher
    Written by Cynthia Levinson & illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
    Granddaddy's Turn
    5.3
    04
    Granddaddy's Turn
    Written by Michael S Bandy and Eric Stein & illustrated by James E. Ransome
    Me . . . Jane
    5.1
    05
    Me . . . Jane
    Written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    5.0
    06
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    Written by Margot Lee Shetterly & illustrated by Laura Freeman
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    5.0
    07
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Eric Velasquez
    I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
    5.0
    08
    I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
    Written by Debbie Levy & illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley
    Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
    5.0
    09
    Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
    Written by Mara Rockliff & illustrated by Hadley Hooper
    If You're Going to a March
    4.8
    10
    If You're Going to a March
    Written by Martha Freeman & illustrated by Violet Kim

These children's books can help you teach your young reader about the impact individuals can have on the world around them. These books capture powerful examples of individuals who brought about change and present their stories in a memorable way and in an understandable manner.

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4.5
Lillian's Right to Vote
4.0
The Cart That Carried Martin
3.8
Young, Gifted and Black
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
When Martin Luther King Jr. Wore Roller Skates
Herstory
With Books and Bricks
Ella Queen of Jazz
I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
Miss Paul and the President
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education
Marching With Aunt Susan
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
7.0
Maya Angelou
6.4
Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
6.0
The House That Jane Built
6.0
Dough Knights and Dragons
6.0
friendship
Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
6.0
The Stars Just Up the Street
5.8
This Is the Rope
4.4
We March
4.0
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?
3.0
Be a King
Meet Miss Fancy
Ballots for Belva
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Lincoln and Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Climbing Lincoln's Steps
Martin Rising
This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
6.8
historical figuresfemale role models
Emmeline Pankhurst
6.6
I Have a Dream
6.1
Emmeline Pankhurst
6.0
She Persisted
5.8