Children’s book creators know all too well that feeling of waiting for reviews to come in. I am thrilled so many have had great things to say about this poetic anthology about activism! Click on the pictures to read the reviews.

2023 Charlotte Award nominee, New York State Reading Association

2021 Social Justice Literature Award, Nonfiction Category, International Literacy Association

Every Child a Reader 2021 Superpower Booklist for Social Activism, Children’s Book Council

A 2021 Best Book, Bank Street College of Ed.

2021 Ohioana Award Finalist, Juvenile Literature

100 Best Picture Books of 2020 | Kirkus

Best Picture Books of 2020 About Small People in a Big World | Kirkus

2021 Notable Poetry Book | NCTE

Best of the Best Books 2020 | Chicago Public Library

50 Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2020, Colours of Us

2020 Cybils Awards Finalist, Elementary Nonfiction

Best Picture Books of 2020 | Bear Pond Books

Reading the West Picture Book Award longlist,MPIBA

2020 Nerdies Poetry and Novels In Verse | Nerdy Book Award

2021 Notable Social Studies Book | National Society of the Social Studies

What an honor to have NO VOICE TOO SMALL selected as a Notable Social Studies Trade Book. Thanks to the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and Children’s Book Council (CBC). See the full list here.

NO VOICE TOO SMALL got a Nerdy Book Award for poetry! Click on the picture to see the other books on this list. What an honor!

And the book made the Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2020 list!

NO VOICE TOO SMALL got a starred review from Kirkus Reviews

KIRKUS Review: Click on the picture to read the review.

Review by Ronna Mandel, GoodReadsRonna

THE TINY ACTIVIST: Click on the picture to read the review.


ALL THE FEELS! Check out this video review of NO VOICE TOO SMALL by Kirsten Williams Larson.🎤 Empower youth. They are are our future and our hope.

And a huge thanks to all the activists featured the talented poets who wrote about them and Charlesbridge Publishing.

Featured activists:
Judy Adams | Ziad Ahmed |Noah Barnes | Jasilyn Charger | Mari Copeny | Marley Dias | Levi Draheim | Cierra Fields | Samirah “DJ Annie Red” Horton | Jazz Jennings | Nza-Ari Khepra | Viridiana Sanchez Santos | Adora Svitak | Zach Wahls

Featured poets:
S. Bear Bergman | Joseph Bruchac | Nikki Grimes | Hena Khan | Andrea J. Loney | Guadalupe García McCall | Lindsay H. Metcalf | Fiona Morris | G. Neri | Lesléa Newman | Traci Sorell | Charles Waters | Carole Boston Weatherford | Janet Wong

Charlesbridge | ISBN: 978-1-6235-4131-6
40 pages | ages 5-9

Order from wherever books are sold!

Bookshop | Blue Manatee Literacy Project | Charlesbridge | Amazon | B&N

Graphics created by Lindsay H. Metcalf

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