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Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world

Hood, Susan 1954- (author.).

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  • 3 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 305.4 Hood (Text) 33126023169869 JNonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 305.4 Hood (Text) 33126020084350 JNonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J 305.4 Hood (Text) 33126020084343 JNonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0062699458
  • ISBN: 9780062699459
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harpercollins Children's Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Illustrated by 13 extraordinary women"-cover.
Summary, etc.: "Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, 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 picture book that celebrates persistent women throughout history. Among the powerful pairings: Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall takes on heroic World War II spies Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne; Selina Alko is matched with the brave Malala Yousafzai; New York Times bestselling illustrator Emily Winfield Martin is paired with the inventor of the controversial one-piece bathing suit, Annette Kellerman; and Shadra Strickland introduces America’s first known female firefighter, Molly Williams. While women make up over half of the U.S. population, they face discrimination, have less representation in government and other fields, and struggle every day for their human rights. It is more important now than ever to raise a generation of girls who, in the face of adversity, persevere. This book was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women. Includes a foreword by a prominent female activist, an author’s note, a timeline, and additional resources. This book features: 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."--from
Subject: Yousafzai, Malala 1997-
Zhang, Angela
Lin, Maya Ying
Jemison, Mae 1956-
Bridges, Ruby
Lappé, Frances Moore
Nearne, Eileen 1921-2010
Nearne, Jacqueline 1916-1982
Kahlo, Frida
Belpré, Pura
Kellermann, Annette 1886-1975
Bly, Nellie 1864-1922
Anning, Mary 1799-1847
Williams, Molly active 1818
Feminist criticism
Social role
Young women History
Women History
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