13 Best Social Activist Biographies

List Updated May 2020

Bestselling Social Activist Biographies in 2020


A is for Activist

A is for Activist
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • Triangle Square

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Spiegel Grau

Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala's Magic Pencil
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Fatwa: Hunted in America

Fatwa: Hunted in America
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer

This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • HarperOne

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Little Brown Books for Young Readers

Ali: A Life

Ali: A Life
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020

Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto

Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • Adolfo Kaminsky A Forger s Life

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020

Martin Luther Be Inspired

We should be so inspired by Dr. King's committment and perserverance! Think about the unquestionable and times walks, during the time of the Rosa Parks incident, and because of her actions.

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