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Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Author: Jarrett Adams | Narrator: Jarrett Adams
Release Date: September 14, 2021
“A moving and beautifully crafted memoir.”—SCOTT TUROW “A daring act of justified defiance.”—SHAKA SENGHOR “Nothing less than heroic.”—JOHN GRISHAM   He was seventeen when an all-white jury s...
Author: Luisa Capetillo | Narrator: FĂ©lix V. Matos RodrĂ­guez and Melanie Martinez
Release Date: September 14, 2021
The groundbreaking feminist and socialist writings of Puerto Rican author and activist Luisa CapetilloA Penguin ClassicIn 1915, Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo was arrested and acquitted for being the first woman to wear men's trousers publicly...
Author: Liz Hauck | Narrator: Liz Hauck
Release Date: June 08, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • An “extraordinary” (The New York Times Book Review) tender and vivid memoir about the radical grace we discover when we consider ourselves bound together in community, and a moving account ...
Author: Larry Krasner | Narrator: Nathan Krasner
Release Date: April 20, 2021
Philadelphia’s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice, based on lessons from a life’s work as an advocate for the accused.“Larry Krasner is at the forefr...
Author: Janice Johnson Dias, PhD | Narrator: Jacqueline Woodson and Janice Johnson Dias, PhD
Release Date: March 02, 2021
An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future—from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.“A stunning and path...
Author: Emma Brockes and Megan Rapinoe | Narrator: Megan Rapinoe
Release Date: December 01, 2020
An instant New York Times bestseller!“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.&r...
Author: Paola Ramos | Narrator: Paola Ramos
Release Date: October 20, 2020
Latinos across the United States are redefining identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many—Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns&mdash...
Author: Jon Meacham | Narrator: Jon Meacham and JD Jackson
Release Date: August 25, 2020
An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Th...
Author: Jane Fonda | Narrator: Jane Fonda, Tantoo Cardinal, Adenrele Ojo, George Newbern and Annie Leonard
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest"This is the last possible moment in histo...
Author: Jim McCloskey and Philip Lerman | Narrator: Jim Frangione
Release Date: July 14, 2020
“A riveting and infuriating examination of criminal prosecutions, revealing how easy it is to convict the wrong person and how nearly impossible it is to undo the error.” —Washington Post   "No one has illuminated this problem ...
Author: Nikita Stewart | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: May 19, 2020
The inspiring true story of the first Girl Scout troop founded for and by girls living in a shelter in Queens, New York, and the amazing, nationwide response that it sparked“A powerful book full of powerful women.”—Chelsea ClintonGi...
Author: Greta Thunberg, Malena Ernman, Svante Thunberg and Beata Ernman | Narrator: Maya Lindh
Release Date: March 17, 2020
"A must-read ecological message of hope . . . Everyone with an interest in the future of this planet should read this book." --David Mitchell, The GuardianWhen climate activist Greta Thunberg was eleven, her parents Malena and Svante, and h...