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More girls who rocked the world : heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland

Author: Michelle Roehm McCann
Publisher: New York ; London : Aladdin ; Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Roehm McCann
ISBN: 9781582706405 1582706409 9781582706412 1582706417
OCLC Number: 972383524
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.; Grades 3 to 7.
Description: ix, 309 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Esther--Queen of Persia --
Cleopatra--Queen of Egypt --
Grace O'Malley--Pirate --
Naya Nuki--Survivor --
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley--Author --
Ada Byron Lovelace--Mathematician and computer programmer --
Annie Oakley--Sharpshooter --
Nellie Bly--Journalist --
Eleanor Roosevelt--Activist and United Nations Delegate --
Dora Thewlis--Suffragette --
Josephine Baker--Dancer and spy --
Grace Murray Hopper--Computer scientist and Navy admiral --
Mary Lou Williams--Pianist and composer --
Beverly Cleary--Author --
Ruth Bader Ginsburg--U.S. Supreme Court Justice --
Julie Andrews--Actress, singer, and author --
Wangari Maathai--Environmental activist --
Aretha Franklin--Singer --
Hillary Rodham Clinton--Politician and Secretary of State --
Sheila Sri Prakash--Architect --
Arlen Siu Bermúdez--Revolutionary, poet and musician --
Björk--Singer, songwriter and actress --
Selena--Singer --
Fawzia Koofi--Politician --
Mindy Kaling--Comedian, actress and author --
Jhamak Ghimire--Author --
Venus and Serena Williams--Tennis players --
Beyoncé--Singer --
Danica Patrick--Race car driver --
Misty Copeland--Ballet dancer --
Sarah McNair-Landry--Adventurer and cinematographer --
Nadia Nadim--Soccer player --
Adele--Singer and songwriter --
Emma Watson--Actress and activist --
Hou Yifan--Chess grandmaster --
Lizzy Clark-Actress and activist --
Bethany Mota--YouTube vlogger and fashion designer --
Tavi Gevinson--Author, editor and actress --
Simone Biles--Gymnast --
Malala Yousafzai--Activist --
Bindi Irwin--Conservationist and actress --
Amandla Stenberg--Actress and activist --
Chloe Kim--Snowboarder --
Jazz Jennings--Activist --
Ashima Shiraishi--Rock climber.
Responsibility: Michelle Roehm McCann.

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"From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who made a difference before turning twenty. From Annie Oakley and Queen Victoria to Malala Yousafzai and Adele--each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world--you'll get to know these capable queens of empires and courageous icons of entertainment. Also included are profiles of gutsy teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now and personal aspirations from today's young women"--

"Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the 2012 bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and inspiring collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who rocked the world before turning twenty. A variety of achievements, interests, and ethnic backgrounds are represented, from Annie Oakley and Cleopatra to Malala Yousafzai and Misty Copeland--each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. Personal aspirations from today's young women are also interspersed throughout the book, as well as profiles of teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now"--

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