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Girls who rocked the world : heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa / Michelle Roehm McCann & Amelie Welden.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J 920.72 Mcca (Text) 33126018715536 JNonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 920.72 Mcca (Text) 33126018715494 JNonfiction Checked out 08/14/2020
Wm. E. Durr Branch J 920.72 Mcca (Text) 33126018715544 JNonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781582703619 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1582703612 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781582703022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1582703027 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Aladdin ; 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Portions of this work were previously published in an earlier edition of Girls Who Rocked the World and in Girls Who Rocked the World 2."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Hatshepsut : Pharaoh -- The Trung sisters : warrior queens -- Joan of Arc : warrior and saint -- Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz : scholar and poet -- Laura Bassi : physicist -- Eliza Lucas Pinckney : agricultural entrepreneur -- Phillis Wheatley : poet -- Elisabeth Vigée-Le Brun : painter -- Maria Theresia von Paradis : pianist and composer -- Sacagawea : guide and interpreter -- Mary Anning : Fossil hunter -- The Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne) : authors -- Florence Nightingale : nurse -- Harriet Tubman : abolitionist -- Margaret Knight : inventor -- Anna Elizabeth Dickinson : orator, abolitionist, and suffragette -- Sarah Bernhardt : actress -- Edmonia Lewis : sculptor -- Emma Lazarus : poet -- Helen Keller : writer and advocate -- Anna Pavlova : ballerina -- Coco Chanel : fashion designer -- Bessie Smith : singer -- Irène Joliot-Curie : chemist -- Marian Anderson : singer -- Golda Meir : prime minister -- Queen Sālote Tupou III : queen -- Frida Kahlo : painter -- Mother Teresa : missionary -- Mary Leakey : archaeologist and anthropologist -- Jackie Mitchell : athlete -- Babe Didrikson Zaharias : athlete -- Indira Gandhi : prime minister -- Eva "Evita" Perón : actress and politician -- Anne Frank : diarist -- Wilma Rudolph : athlete -- The Night Witches : fighter pilots -- Temple Grandin : scientist, inventor, and advocate -- Susan Eloise (S. E.) Hinton : novelist -- Adriana Ocampo : planetary geologist -- Amatalrauf al-Sharki (Raufa Hassan) : journalist and activist -- Rigoberta Menchú : activist -- Maya Lin : architect -- Midori Goto : violinist -- Natalie Portman : actress -- Ashley Rhodes-Courter : author and advocate.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the stories of forty-six girls who were younger than twenty years of age when they changed the history of the world through amazing accomplishments.
Subject: Girls > Biography.
Women heroes > Biography.
Heroes > Biography.

  • Baker & Taylor
    This inspiring collection of stories provides 46 illustrated examples of strong, independent female role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger, from Harriet Tubman and Coco Chanel to S.E. Hinton and Maya Lin. Simultaneous.
  • Simon and Schuster
    &;Young women looking for inspiration will surely find it&; (Booklist) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty.

    This fun and inspiring collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent female role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger. Originally published in two volumes over a decade ago, this fully updated and expanded edition of Girls Who Rocked the World spans a variety of achievements, interests, and backgrounds, from Harriet Tubman and Coco Chanel to S.E. Hinton and Maya Lin&;each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. Personal aspirations from today&;s young women are interspersed throughout the book, which also includes profiles of teenagers who are rocking the world right now&;girls like Winter Vinecki, the creator of the nonprofit organization Team Winter, and Jazmin Whitley, the youngest designer to show at L.A. Fashion Week.
         It&;s never too soon to start making a difference, and these exhilarating examples of girl power in action make for ideal motivation.

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