Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.7 X 11.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062699459

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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.

Julie Morstad is known for her surreal, whimsical work. Her books have garnered many accolades, including the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Picture Book Award, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize at the BC Book Prizes, and First Prize at the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design; they have been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration, Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year Award, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award (Picture Book Category), and Chocolate Lily Award (Picture Book Category). She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Selina Alko is an award-winning author-illustrator of many books for young readers, including B Is for Brooklyn, One Golden Rule at School, Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama, and The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
Erin Robinson is a Fashion Designer by trade but also a trained fine artist from Parsons School of Design and the Corcoran School of Art. Her daydreamy, magical imagination is inspired by travel, color, texture, the feminine shape and the many shades and coifs of Brooklyn. She currently splits her time between New York City and Washington, D.C. Find her at brooklyndolly.com and on Instagram @brooklyndolly.

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.

Shadra Strickland, an Atlanta native, studied illustration and design at Syracuse University and earned her M.F.A. at New York's School of Visual Arts. Her first book, Bird, received the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Hadley Hooper works as an editorial illustrator for numerous magazines and newspapers. In 2011 she illustrated Here Come the Girl Scouts! by Shana Corey. The Iridescence of Birds is her second picture book and first for Roaring Brook Press. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Reviews

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