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This book is full of engaging and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. Readers see the immense range of what women have done and do.
This fascinating look into the world of the artist Frida Kahlo introduces children to the themes that infused Kahlo's vibrant paintings, while demonstrating how her life influenced her art.
Mary Cassatt was a headstrong, determined girl who wanted to be an artist in 1860 and pursued her passion until Degas invited her to his group: the Impressionists. Today, her paintings hang in museums around the world.
In the early 19th century lived Ada Byron: a young girl with a wonderful imagination. From her whimsical beginnings as a gifted child to her most sophisticated notes on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, celebrate the first computer programmer.
Chelsea Clinton introduces little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always without fail, persisted. No matter the obstacles in your path, don't give up on your dreams.
Caroline Herschel was not only one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived but also the first woman to be paid for her scientific work. Caroline discovered fourteen nebulae and two galaxies, and she was the first woman to discover a comet.
Activist Belva Lockwood never stopped asking herself the question ‘Are women not worth the same as men?’ This fascinating picture book biography illuminates the life of Lockwood, a woman who was never afraid to take the floor and speak her mind.
Nadia Comaneci was a fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games where she received perfect scores in gymnastics.
This book tells the story of Rachel Carson, the pioneering environmentalist, who changed the way many people view our world with her book, The Silent Spring.
This collection of stories tells of movers and shakers who rocked the world before turning twenty. A variety of achievements, interests, and ethnic backgrounds are represented alongside personal aspirations and profiles of amazing modern teenagers.
This fascinating biography and moving picture book describes Katherine Olivia Sessions, the teacher who singlehandedly started a massive movement that transformed the town of San Diego into the green, garden-filled oasis it is today.
This picture book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influential luminaries, Helen Keller.
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