Activist flashcards offer a fun, engaging way to learn about influential social activists from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Malala Yousafzai.
A deck of 40 cards highlights iconic activists from around the world and throughout history who fought for a wide range of causes. Illustrated cards featuring mini-biographies and quotes from luminaries including Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Mahatma Gandhi, and Rachel Carson offer a child-sized taste of history and social justice. A 32-page book included in the package introduces readers to movements from Civil Rights to environmentalism to human rights crusades around the world. The book and deck also highlight young activists.
Julie Merberg is the author of many children's books including My First Book of Girl Power, My First Book of Feminism (for Boys), In the Garden with Van Gogh (and the rest of the best-selling Mini Masters series), How is Mona Lisa Feeling?, and My Favorite Shoes. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, the writer David Bar Katz, their four hilarious sons, and a sweet mutt named Alvy Singer.