13 American Women Who Changed the WorldBook - 2017
She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small.
With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power.
This book features- Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor-and one special cameo.
From Library Staff
LPL_TriciaK Jul 31, 2017
The latest entry in the field of books encouraging young girls to become leaders and agents of change.
If you are wondering why Hillary Clinton wasn't included in her daughter's book, here's an article from the Washington Post with Chelsea's explanation.
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