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Plucky activist Rocket returns in another inspiring picture book, rallying her community to SPEAK UP! to save their town library.
When Rocket finds out that her town's library is closing, she knows something must be done. Inspired by the activism of Rosa Parks, Rocket rallies support from her peers, and together they lead a peaceful protest that spreads awareness and raises enough money to save their beloved library.
Perfect for fans of Rocket Says Look Up!, Rocket Says Clean Up!, and Ada Twist, Scientist, this book is for any youngster—and parent—interested in community activism. Rocket Says Speak Up! will inspire readers of all ages to take a stand for what they believe in and will teach them that one small person can make a BIG difference.
Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola's Rocket Says Look Up! was honored as a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book!
About the Author
NATHAN BRYON is a British actor and writer who has written for BAFTA Award-winning children's TV shows and is the author of Rocket Says Look Up!, Rocket Says Clean Up!, and Rocket Says Speak Up! He's a rising star in the world of screenwriting and has an animated series, Afro Kid, currently under option in England. He lives in London. Find him at @NathanBryon.
DAPO ADEOLA is an illustrator, author, and character designer who was honored as Illustrator of the Year at the British Book Awards in 2022. Born in Britain and of Nigerian heritage, Dapo creates characters and imagery that challenge gender norms and equality politics in a fun and upbeat manner. He avidly believes in the importance of equal representation in the creative arts. Dapo lives in London. Find out more at @DapsDraws.
"An upbeat story that empowers young readers to fight for libraries." —Kirkus Reviews
"Sure to inspire young readers to speak up for the causes they believe in." —School Library Journal