Join a diverse group of kids on a busy school day as they discover so many different ways to speak up and make their voices heard! From shouting out gratitude for a special treat to challenging a rule that isn’t fair, these young students show that simple, everyday actions can help people and make the world a better place.
Praise For Speak Up…
"This book encourages kids to speak up about injustice and bullying, but also about their own feelings. It's a great conversation-starter for this moment, with important words of wisdom for moments to come."—Today
"A thoughtfully inclusive cast of children encounter various situations throughout their school day that present opportunities for them to help themselves and others....The illustrations provide helpful context for younger children....The rhyming text and colorful, cartoon-like illustrations combine for a positive, uplifting message of empowerment.... A calm and creative look at everyday activism, recommended for all library collections."—School Library Journal
Clarion Books, 9780358140962, 40pp.
Publication Date: July 7, 2020
About the Author
Ebony Glenn is the illustrator of several picture books, including Mommy’s Khimar by Jamila Thompkins-Bigelow, which was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR. She lives and makes art on the quiet outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia. www.ebonyglenn.com Instagram: @artsyebby Twitter: @artsyebby