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Good night stories for rebel girls : 100 tales of extraordinary women

Author: Elena Favilli; Francesca Cavallo
Publisher: [Venice, CA] : Timbuktu Labs, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
"To the rebel girls of the world: dream bigger, aim higher, fight harder, and, when in doubt, remember you are right"--Introduction.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Favilli; Francesca Cavallo
ISBN: 9780997895810 0997895810 9780141986005 014198600X 9780120420476 0120420473
OCLC Number: 964819862
Target Audience: Grade 3-up.
Description: xii, 212 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ada Lovelace, mathematician --
Alek Wek, supermodel --
Alfonsina Strada, cyclist --
Alicia Alonso, ballerina --
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President and scientist --
Amelia 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 Kyi, 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 Sendlerowa, war hero --
Isabel Allende, writer --
Jacquotte Delahaye, pirate --
Jane Austin, writer --
Jane Goodall, primatologist --
Jessica Watson, sailor --
Jill Tarter, astronomer --
Jingū, 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, activist --
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 Asantewaa, warrior queen --
Yoko Ono, artist --
Yusra Mardini, swimmer --
Zaha Hadid, architect.
Other Titles: 100 tales of extraordinary women
One hundred tales of extraordinary women
Responsibility: Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo.


"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."--Publisher's description.


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