“Children’s Trailblazers” and Back-to-School Books

“Child Trailblazers: True Childhood Stories from Changemakers and Leaders”

  • Robin Stevenson, illustrated by Alison Steinfeld
  • C. 2022, Quirk Books
  • $14.99, 224 pages

Almost every problem has a solution. Sometimes the fix is ​​right in front of you and you can get it done without anyone’s help. Other times, well, another pair of eyes or hands can help you find the right path, or a crisis can lead you to “Aha!” Remember: There’s a solution to almost every problem, as you’ll find in Robin Stevenson You don’t have to be an adult to figure it out, as seen in “Kid Trailblazers” (illustrated by Alison Stanfield).

Sometimes being a kid can be frustrating. You may feel powerless, like you are powerless. So, how does it feel to know that some of the biggest change-makers in the world were once children, just like you?

Take Al Gore, a former vice president and a leader on climate change. When Gore was a child, his parents arranged a place for him at dinner parties so he could talk to and learn from important and influential adult guests during the meal.

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