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Author Favilli, Elena.

Title Good night stories for rebel girls : 100 tales of extraordinary women / Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo.

Publication Info. [Venice, CA] : Timbuktu Labs, Inc., [2016]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 305.42 F274    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 212 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
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Contents Ada Lovelace, mathematician -- Alek Wek, supermodel -- Alfonsina Strada, cyclist -- Alicia Alonso, ballerina -- Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President and scientist -- Ameilia Earhart, aviator -- Amna Al Haddad, weightlifter -- Ann Makosinski, inventor -- Anna Politkovskaya, journalist -- Artemisia Gentileschi, painter -- Ashley Fiolek, Motocross racer -- Astrid Lindgren, writer -- Aung San Suu Ky, politician -- Balkissa Chaibou, activist -- Brenda Chapman, Director -- The Brontë sisters, writers -- Catherine the Great, empress -- Cholita Climbers, mountaineers -- Claudia Ruggerini, partisan -- Cleopatra, Pharaoh -- Coco Chanel, fashion designer -- Cora Coralina, poet and baker -- Coy Mathis, elementary school student -- Elizabeth I, Queen -- Eufrosina Cruz, activist and politician -- Evita Perón, politician -- Fadumo Dayib, politician -- Florence Nightingale, nurse -- Frida Kahlo, painter -- Grace Hopper, computer scientist -- Grace O'Malley, pirate -- Harriet Tubman, Freedom Fighter -- Hatshepsut, Pharaoh -- Helen Keller, activist -- Hillary Clinton, presidential candidate -- Hypatia, mathematician and philosopher -- Irena Senderowa, war hero -- Isabel Allende, writer -- Jacquotte Delahaye, pirate -- Jane Austin, writer -- Jane Goodall, primatologist -- Jessica Watson, sailor -- Jill Tarter, astronomer -- Jing, Empress -- Joan Jett, rock star -- Julia Child, chef -- Kate Sheppard, suffragette -- Lakshmi Bai, queen and warrior -- Lella Lombardi, Formula One racer -- Lozen, warrior -- Mae C. Jemison, astronaut and doctor -- Malala Yousafzai, activist -- Manal Al-Sharif, activist -- Margaret Hamilton, computer scientist -- Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister -- Margherita Hack, astrophysicist --
Maria Callas, opera singer -- Maria Montessori, physician and educator -- Maria Reiche, archaeologist -- Maria Sibylla Merian, naturalist -- Marie Curie, scientist -- Mary Anning, paleontologist -- Mary Edwards Walker, surgeon -- Mary Kom, boxer -- Matilde Montoya, doctor -- Maud Stevens Wagner, tattoo artist -- Maya Angelou, writer -- Maya Gabeira, surfer -- Melba Liston, trombonist -- Michaela Deprince, ballerina -- Michelle Obama, lawyer and First Lady -- Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, drummer -- The Mirabal sisters, activists -- Miriam Makeba, activist and singer -- Misty Copeland, ballerina -- Nancy Wake, spy -- Nanny of the Maroons, Queen -- Nellie Bly, reporter -- Nettie Stevens, geneticist -- Nina Simone, singer -- Policarpa Salavarrieta, spy -- Rita Levi Montalcini, scientist -- Rosa Parks, activists -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice -- Ruth Harkness, explorer -- Seondeok of Silla, Queen -- Serena and Venus Williams, tennis players -- Simone Biles, gymnast -- Sonita Alizadeh, rapper -- Sylvia Earle, marine biologist -- Tamara de Lempicka, painter -- Virginia Woolf, writer -- Wang Zhenyi, astronomer -- Wangari Maathai, activist -- Wilma Rudolph, athlete -- Xian Zhang, orchestra conductor -- Yaa Asante Waa, warrior queen -- Yoko Ono, artist -- Yusra Mardini, swimmer -- Zaha Hadid, architect.
Summary "To the rebel girls of the world: dream bigger, aim higher, fight harder, and, when in doubt, remember you are right"--Introduction
"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls reinvents fairy tales, inspiring girls with the stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Illustrated by 60 female artists from every corner of the globe, this is the most-funded original book in the history of crowd-funding" --back cover .
Source Ama 05.2017 PARS
Subject Women -- Biography. -- Juvenile literature. (KSal)757676
Genre/Form Biographies (KSal)1085537
Added Author Cavallo, Francesca, author. (KSal)1201244
Added Title 100 tales of extraordinary women
One hundred tales of extraordinary women
ISBN 9780997895810 (hardcover)
0997895810 (hardcover)

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