The Little Rebels Children's Book Award

The Little Rebels Award recognises children’s fiction which promotes social justice or social equality, challenges stereotypes or is informed by anti-discriminatory concerns. It is given by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB), and this year is administered by radical bookshop Housmans. The shortlist was announced on 4th May 2017.

The Shortlist

Little Red
By Bethan Woollvin
The Girl of Ink & Stars
By Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Ossiri and the Bala Mengro (Child's Play Library)
By Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby
By Emily Gravett
Ada Twist, Scientist
By Andrea Beaty
Sweet Pizza
By G. R. Gemin