Gloria Takes a Stand: How Gloria Steinem Listened, Wrote, and Changed the World
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About the Author
Jessica M. Rinker has a BA in social welfare from Bloomsburg University and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She's a freelance writer and the author of several award-winning essays, poems, and short stories. By listening to people--real or fictional--and telling their stories, Jess hopes to make change in the world just as Gloria has. She has three kids and currently lives in New Jersey with her husband, also a children's author.
Daria Peoples-Riley makes children's books with a few inspirational words and a whole lot of colorful paint. She is a former 6th grade teacher who hopes to change the world one book at a time. She has also illustrated This Is It.
"A great read for younger kids who want to be inspired to make positive change in the world. Pair it with Debbie Levy's I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark. . . . An excellent picture book biography about a courageous activist, advocate, and leader." --School Library Journal
"Filled with bright pop art and thought-provoking images, patterns, and styles that transform as the years pass, Gloria's story will inspire a new generation to follow their dreams and fight for equality." --Foreword Reviews
"A tribute to feminist icon, activist, and writer Gloria Steinem. . . . Engaging." --Kirkus Reviews
"Give[s] a new generation background into Gloria Steinem's life and influence." --School Library Connection
"Adding to the growing, yet still needed, #MeToo books for young readers . . . Textured and digitally enhanced mixed-media illustrations evoke the diversity she celebrated." --Booklist