She Did It!: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think

She Did It!: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think

by Emily Arnold McCully

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Overview

Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of trailblazing women runs through American history. Written in compelling, accessible prose and vividly illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully, this collection of inspiring and expertly researched profiles charts the bold paths these women forged in the twentieth century.

The subjects profiled include:

Jane Addams Ethel Percy Drusilla Baker Gertrude BergRachel CarsonShirley ChisholmJoan CooneyIsadora DuncanBarbara GittingsTemple GrandinGrace HopperDolores HuertaBillie Jean KingDorothea LangePatsy MinkVera RubinMargaret SangerGladys TantaquidgeonIda M. TarbellMadame C. J. WalkerAlice WatersSecond Wave Feminism

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781368019910
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 229,486
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Emily Arnold McCully was born left-handed in Galesburg, Illinois. She has written and illustrated numerous books for children and young adults, including Mirette on the High Wire, for which she received the Caldecott Medal. Emily is also the author of A Promising Life: Coming of Age with America and Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business...Won! (a finalist for the YALSA Best Nonfiction Book of the Year). She has two grown sons, one grandson, and lives in New York City and Columbia County, New York, where she grows flowers and vegetables. You can visit her online at emilyarnoldmccully.com.

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