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Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers

By Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Powerful coming-of-age tale promotes friendship, activism.

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Kids will love this powerful and thought-provoking coming-of-age tale that promotes friendship and activism. Author Celia C. Pérez seamlessly includes facts about animal rights, famous journalists and activists, and different approaches to activism that will have kids starting to think about which issues they believe in and how they can bring change to their communities. Readers will be captivated by this inspiring story, which is told from each girl’s perspective, and find themselves rooting for these strong, smart, and diverse female characters to succeed.

At times in Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers it seems as if the Ostentation of Others and Outsiders' mission is impossible, but the girls' courage, perseverance, and teamwork prove that fighting against injustice is worth the risk.

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