Big concepts for little people who want to change the world.

Summary:

Through each letter of the alphabet, readers learn about the inequalities of the world, and ways they can help fix those inequities. Words and images illustrate concepts such as poverty, war, and racism. 


BTSYA / Teen Reader (14):
I personally enjoyed this book because it's a great way to spread awareness, especially to younger children! The illustrations and pages perfectly depict how to make the world a better place. No matter what age, it is important to be educated about topics of inequality and injustice. The more that children are educated on it, the sooner they’ll be able to take a stand against it.

To me, this is a book most appropriate for children 9 and older. It would make a great gift because those who read it will want to keep and cherish it.  As important as this book is for younger kids, it’s also just as important to anyone older, so I think everyone would benefit from having read this book!


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The heart of this book is that big concepts are presented in ways young children can understand. It is both educational and inspirational, and despite being for the ages 4-8 crowd, it will be appreciated on a deeper level by preteens (9 to 12).

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Type of Book:
This is a board book / picture book introduction to social studies (war, poverty) and ways to combat societal issues designed for young people.
Educational Themes:

Each of the letters of the alphabet introduces a concept to young readers. Although there may be an inclination to read them from A to Z, it may be more valuable to take a few at a time and talk more deeply about them with your young reader. Invite them to share their thoughts on how to change the world!

Reading Level:
unknown
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 and Up
Age of child:
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™ . Reviewer's Age: 14
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. It may not be easy to find, but do look for it in your library first.

Title A is for Activist
Author Innosanto Nagara
Publisher Kupu Kupu Press, Triangle Square, Imprint Seven Stories Press © 2012, 2016
Illustrators Innosanto Nagara
ISBN 9781609806934
Material Hard Cover
Cost $17.95
Genres Poetry, Social Issues
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