Join us for a what promises to be an extraordinary event with Editors Lindsay H. Metcalf and Keila V. Dawson and Editor/Illustrator Jeanette Bradley.
No Voice Too Small is an all-star anthology covers fourteen youth activists calling for change and fighting for justice across the United States. These change-makers represent a wide range of life experiences and causes, including racial justice, clean water, LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, and more, Beautifully illustrated poems by #ownvoices authors, plus secondary text, spotlight the efforts and achievements of such luminaries as Marley Dias, Jazz Jennings, and Mari Copeny, "Make Some Noise" tips will inspire readers to take concrete action for change, Back matter includes more information on the poetic forms used in the book.
LINDSAY H. METCALF has covered a variety of change-makers as a reporter, editor, and columnist for The Kansas City Star and other news outlets. She is the author of Beatrix Potter, Scientist (illustrated by Junyi Wu, Albert Whitman & Company, September 2020) and Farmers Unite! Planting a Protest for Fair Prices (Calkins Creek, November 2020). Learn more at lindsayhmetcalf.com.
KEILA V. DAWSON is a New Orleans native, a former community organizer, special education teacher, school administrator, educational consultant and advocate. She is the author of The King Cake Baby and the forthcoming Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book. She’s lived and worked in the U.S., the Philippines, Japan, and Egypt. Learn more at keiladawson.com.
JEANETTE BRADLEY has been an urban planner, an apprentice pastry chef, and the artist-in-residence for a traveling art museum on a train. Her debut picture book Love, Mama was published by Roaring Brook Press in 2018. She is also the illustrator of When the Babies Came to Stay (Viking, 2020). Learn more at jeanettebradley.com.