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Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world / by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin K. Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.

Hood, Susan, 1954- (author.). Alko, Selina, (illustrator.). Blackall, Sophie, (illustrator.). Brown, Lisa, 1972- (illustrator.). Hooper, Hadley, (illustrator.). Martin, Emily Winfield, (illustrator.). Mora, Oge, (illustrator.). Morstad, Julie, (illustrator.). Palacios, Sara, (illustrator.). Pham, LeUyen, (illustrator.). Robinson, Erin K. (Erin Kathleen), 1981- (illustrator.). Roxas, Isabel, (illustrator.). Strickland, Shadra, (illustrator.). Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library J 305.4 HOO 000156376 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062699459
  • ISBN: 0062699458
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Illustrated by 13 extraordinary women"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 36-39).
Formatted Contents Note:
Timeline -- Taking the heat: Molly Williams / illustrated by Shadra Strickland -- Buried treasure: Mary Anning / illustrated by Hadley Hooper -- Woman of the world: Nellie Bly / illustrated by Lisa Brown -- Turning the tide: Annette Kellerman / illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin -- The storyteller: Pura Belpré / illustrated by Sara Palacios -- Broken: Frida Kahlo / illustrated by Erin K. Robinson -- Secret agent sisters: Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne / illustrated by Sophie Blackall -- Full circle: Frances Moore Lappé / illustrated by Melissa Sweet -- A new school: Ruby Bridges / illustrated by Oge Mora -- Lift-off: Mae Jemison / illustrated by Isabel Roxas -- A new vision: Maya Lin / illustrated by Julie Morstad -- Break it down: Angela Zhang / illustrated by LeUyen Pham -- Books, not bullets: Malala Yousafzai / illustrated by Selina Alko.
Summary, etc.:
"Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women--each paired with a noteworthy female artist--to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers. From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history. In this book, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil. You'll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six-year-old who helped end segregation in the South. And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create. And those are just a few of the young women included in this book. Readers will also hear about Molly Williams, Annette Kellerman, Nellie Bly, Pura Belprè, Frida Kahlo, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Frances Moore Lappè, Mae Jemison, Angela Zhang, and Malala Yousafzai--all whose stories will enthrall and inspire. This book was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women ... With artwork by notable artists including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet." --
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 1.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.1 1 193447.
Subject: Women heroes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > History > Juvenile literature.
Young women > History > Juvenile literature.
Social role > Juvenile literature.
Feminist criticism > Juvenile literature.
Self-realization > Juvenile literature.
Women > History.
Young women > History.
Social role.
Feminist criticism.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Social Activists.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Women.
Feminist criticism.
Social role.
Women heroes.
Young women.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographical poetry.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Biographical poetry.
Juvenile works.
Biographical poetry.
Juvenile works.