Review

Rigoberto González’s Antonio’s Card (2005)

Antonio’s Card, written by Rigoberto González and illustrated by Cecilia Concepción Álvarez, was published in 2005 by Children’s Book Press, a non-profit publisher of multicultural children’s literature. The protagonist, a Latinx boy named Antonio, lives with his mother and her partner, Leslie. Antonio’s peers make fun of Leslie, a tall […]

Elizabeth Rhodes’ Feminism is for Boys

A lot of stereotypical representations inevitably make their way onto young readers’ bookshelves. Elizabeth Rhodes’ Feminism is for Boys challenges near ubiquitous gender stereotypes by providing an accessible introduction to feminism. The first page proudly declares: “Feminism is for Everyone… Including Boys!” Bright images of children with many different complexions […]