A de Activista (Board Books)

By Martha E. Gonzalez, Innosanto Nagara (Illustrator)

Triangle Square, 9781609805692, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2014



Following on the outrageous success of Innosanto Nagara's A is for Activist (now in its fourth printing), A de Activista is a Spanish-language ABC board book written by Grammy Award-winning lyricist and singer Martha Gonzalez and illustrated by Nagara for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for.The alliteration, rhyming, and vibrant illustrations make the book exciting for children, calling them to action while teaching them a love for books.

About the Author

INNOSANTO NAGARA's new-wave board books encourage children to grow up with confidence in themselves, and to be proactive citizens who are passionate about causes from environmental issues to LGBTQ rights and civil rights. Nagara was born and raised in Indonesia, and moved to the US in 1988. After studying zoology and philosophy at UC Davis, he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he worked as a graphic designer for a range of social change organizations, before founding the Design Action Collective, a worker-owned cooperative design studio in Oakland, California.

Praise For A de Activista

“A is for absolutely wonderful! B is for beautiful illustrations. C is for creative use of labor philosophy. D is for promoting Democracy. E is for Excellent. This is NOT a mundane, rote memorization academic book. This book makes me want to jump and sing and color and paint and learn.”—New Mexico State Representative Christine Trujillo
“A de Artista—A de Activista—une los dos y serás Artivista!!”