Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
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About the Author
Susan Hood is the award-winning author of many books for young readers, including Ada's Violin; Shaking Things Up; Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team; and Lifeboat 12. She is the recipient of an E. B. White Read Aloud Picture Book Honor, the Christopher Award, the Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, the Golden Kite Award, and the Bank Street Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, given annually for "a distinguished work of nonfiction that serves as an inspiration to young people." Visit her at www.susanhoodbooks.com.
Claire Legrand's first novel was The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, a New York Public Library Best Book for Children in 2012. She is also the author of The Year of Shadows and Winterspell, a young adult retelling of The Nutcracker. She is one of the four authors behind The Cabinet of Curiosities anthology, a Junior Library Guild selection and a NYPL Best Book for Children in 2014.
Sophie Blackall is the illustrator of many acclaimed picture books, including Finding Winnie, for which she received the Caldecott Medal, one of the most prestigious children's book awards in the world. Her artwork has also appeared in murals as part of the New York City MTA's "Arts for Transit" program. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
"Encouraging profiles of astronauts, artists, and activists both honor past accomplishments and point toward ways young readers themselves might change the world, too."--Publishers Weekly
"The different artistic styles and the variety of poetry are sure to keep readers' interest."--Booklist
"[T]his book has definitely made an impact on my life"--Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt
"An additional purchase for elementary history and poetry collections."--School Library Journal