Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Author(s): Susan Hood

Children

"Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)


"This book has definitely made an impact on my life." --Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt


Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women--each paired with a noteworthy female artist--to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers.


From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history.


In this book of poems, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil. You'll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six year old who helped end segregation in the South. And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create.


And those are just a few of the young women included in this book. Readers will also hear about Molly Williams, Annette Kellerman, Nellie Bly, Pura Belpr , Frida Kahlo, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Frances Moore Lapp , Mae Jemison, Angela Zhang, and Malala Yousafzai--all whose stories will enthrall and inspire. This poetry collection was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women and includes an author's note, a timeline, and additional resources.


With artwork by notable artists including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780062699459
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : January 2018
  • : 27.90 cmmm X 21.60 cmmm X 0.60 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Susan Hood
  • : Hardback
  • : LeUyen Pham; Erin Robinson; Isabel Roxas; Shada Strickland; Melissa Sweet; Oge Mora; Selina Alko; Sara Palacios; Lisa Brown; Sophie Blackwall; Hadley Hooper; Emily Winfield Martin; Julie Morstad
  • : English
  • : 40