The Little Rebels Award 2020 Shortlist

On behalf of the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, we are thrilled to reveal the seven books shortlisted for the 2020 Little Rebels Award! The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s fiction which challenges stereotypes, promotes social justice and advocates for a more peaceful and fairer world. The titles on this year’s shortlist explore community empowerment, wastefulness and … Continue reading The Little Rebels Award 2020 Shortlist

Nominations are open for the 2020 Little Rebels Award!

Nominations for the 2020 Little Rebels Children's Book Award are now open. On behalf on the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, we are pleased to announce that we are now inviting submissions for the 2020 Little Rebels Award. The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s books for readers age 0-12 which promote social equality and social justice. … Continue reading Nominations are open for the 2020 Little Rebels Award!

Catherine Johnson is the 2019 Little Rebels Award Winner

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that FREEDOM by Catherine Johnson (Scholastic) has been crowned the winner of this year's Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction. A short historical novel, Freedom tells the story of Nat, a young boy enslaved on a Jamaican plantation, brought over to England in the late … Continue reading Catherine Johnson is the 2019 Little Rebels Award Winner

Submissions are open for the 2019 Little Rebels Award

Nominations for the 2019 Little Rebels Children's Book Award are now open. On behalf on the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, we are pleased to announce that we are now inviting submissions for the 2019 Little Rebels Award. The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s books for readers age 0-12 which promote social equality and social justice. … Continue reading Submissions are open for the 2019 Little Rebels Award

Little Rebels Award Ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair

Scroll down for pictures from the 2018 Little Rebels Award ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair on Saturday 2nd June. In a special panel event on the day, author Patrice Lawrence discussed radical fiction for children with Little Rebels shortlistees Gill Lewis (Sky Dancer), Elizabeth Laird (Welcome to Nowhere), Jessica Spanyol (Clive is a Nurse), … Continue reading Little Rebels Award Ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair

THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction is Zanib Mian for her book, The Muslims (Sweet Apple Books 2017). The winning title is a comic-style-illustrated chapter book which explores the life of Londoner, Omar, as he navigates a new … Continue reading THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!