Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird is a twentieth century classic. Find out how you can use the novel to teach human rights.
The books on this shortlist for the 2018 Kate Greenaway and Carnegie Medal winners were chosen by expert youth librarians. Proving our theory that all good books engage with human rights, we’ve found deep themes of justice, truth and freedom to explore in every one.
All of these books are eligible for the Amnesty CILIP Honour, for books that best uphold, illuminate or celebrate human rights and the values that underpin them.
Click each cover to find human rights education resources that you can use to explore human rights with children and young people.
We work with CILIP, the library and information association, to raise awareness of human rights through outstanding children’s books.
Here you can see the feedback we've had from the experts themselves on some of our recent award winners.
Moving, unsentimental and utterly page-turning, we meet and share the experiences of a remarkable girl.
This is a picture book of great beauty and hope about the power we have to transform our world.
This picture book tells the story of a bear whose hat has gone and he wants it back.