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Howe Library J 920.72 HAL 31254003567431 Children's nonfiction Checked out 07/06/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781534436640
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]

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General Note: Includes index.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Nosy Crow Ltd."--Title page verso.
Originally published under title: HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World.
Formatted Contents Note: Believe & lead -- Imagine & create -- Help & heal -- Think & solve -- Hope & overcome.
Summary, etc.: "Move aside history--it's time for herstory. Celebrate fifty inspiring and powerful women who changed the world and left their mark in this lavishly illustrated biography compilation that's perfect for fans of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and She Persisted. Throughout history, girls have often been discussed in terms of what they couldn't or shouldn't do. Not anymore. It's time for herstory--a celebration of not only what girls can do, but the remarkable things women have already accomplished, even when others tried to stop them. In this uplifting and inspiring book, follow the stories of fifty powerhouse women from around the world and across time who each managed to change the world as they knew it forever. Telling the stories of their childhood, the challenges they faced, and the impact of their achievements, each lavishly illustrated spread is a celebration of girl power in its many forms. From astronauts to activists, musicians to mathematicians, these women are sure to motivate young readers of all backgrounds to focus not on the can'ts and shouldn'ts, but on what they can do: anything!"--
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8 up.
Subject: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / General (see also headings under Family)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Successful people
Women Biography
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