She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History

by Chelsea Clinton

Hardcover, 2018

Status

Available

Publication

Philomel Books (2018), 32 pages

Description

Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.

Rating

(24 ratings; 4.4)

User reviews

LibraryThing member melodyreads
Go, girls, go!
LibraryThing member LibrarianRyan
I like this book. I know some don't, but I don’t understand why. It is a primer on women around the world who have done amazing things, and helped make our world a better place. Some are artists, athletes, teachers, doctors etc. All had to overcome someone saying no. They persisted. And while
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some names like Malala, Rowling, and Curie, there are women who have not appeared in other books for children. Women, who even this adult reader has not heard of, but just like the kids, I want to know more about these women and the things they did for themselves and those around them.
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Awards

Grand Canyon Reader Award (Nominee — Nonfiction — 2021)
Nerdy Book Award (Nonfiction Picture Books — 2018)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2018

Physical description

11.31 inches

ISBN

0525516999 / 9780525516996
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