The book award for little rebels


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Now in its third year, the Little Rebel’s Children’s Book Award recognises outstanding radical fiction for children aged 0-12. ‘Radical’ is defined widely to include books informed by inclusive/anti-discriminatory concerns or those which promote social equality or social justice. There are 8 books on the shortlist this year:

Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton
(Walker Books) (ages 2-6)

Grandma by Jessica Shepherd (Child’s Play) (ages 4-7)

Made by Raffi by Craig Pomranz, ill. by Margaret Chamberlain
(Janetta Otter-Barry Books/Frances Lincoln) (ages 4-7)

Pearl Power by Mel Elliott
(I Love Mel) (ages 4-7)

Nadine Dreams of Home by Bernard Ashley
(Barrington Stoke) (ages 7+)

Scarlet Ibis by Gill Lewis
(Oxford University Press) (ages 9-12)

Trouble on Cable Street by Joan Lingard
(Catnip Books) (ages 9-12)

Girl With a White Dog by Anne Booth (Catnip Books) ages (9-12)

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