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Author Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Title She Persisted : 13 American Women Who Changed the World / Written by Chelsea Clinton ; Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2017]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Everybody Book  E CLI    ---  DUE 05-13-20
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 920.72 C641    ---  Available
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Summary "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.
"Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted. She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small. With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power. This book features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo"--Provided by publisher.
Source Don 10.2017 PARS
Subject Women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women heroes -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Social change -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Persistence -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General.
Added Author Boiger, Alexandra, illustrator.
ISBN 9781524741723 (hardcover)
9781524741792 (e-book)

 
    
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