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Like a girl

Author: Lori Degman; Mara Penny
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling Children's Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once upon a time, "like a girl" was an insult. Not anymore! In every walk of life, girls are demonstrating their creativity, perseverance, and strength. From civil rights activist Rosa Parks, who stood up for her beliefs by staying seated, to astronaut Sally Ride, the 24 women profiled here took risks, broke barriers, and transformed the world. This tribute to girl power will inspire young women everywhere.
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Genre/Form: Readers (Publications)
Picture books
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Degman; Mara Penny
ISBN: 9781454933021 145493302X
OCLC Number: 1082193164
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Rosa Parks --
Mother Teresa --
Malala Yousafzai --
Ruby Bridges --
Helen Keller --
Tammy Duckworth --
Wilma Rudolph --
Temple Grandin --
Frida Kahlo --
Zaha Hadid --
R.J Palacio --
Maya Angelou --
Amelia Earhart --
Bessie Coleman --
Sally Ride --
Mae Carol Jemison --
Simone Biles --
Gail Devers --
Gertrude Ederle --
Babe Didrickson Zaharias --
Jane Addams --
Irena Sendler --
Wangari Maathai --
Harriet Tubman.
Responsibility: by Lori Degman; illustrated by Mara Penny.

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"Twenty-four women leaders are pictured as models of working 'like a girl' in this rhyming inspirational poem. The endpapers present the multicultural roster of talented, hardworking women and girls, Read more...

 
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