Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Susan Hood (Author) Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
& 6 more
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
January 23, 2018
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 the author and illustrator of Today and How To. She has illustrated many books for children, including Swan, The Dress and the Girl, This Is Sadie, and Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Julie makes her home in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she lives with her family. You can find her at www.juliemorstad.com.

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 the Vice President of Consulting Interview Coach LLC. During her tenure with a top strategy-consulting firm, Erin served both corporate and nonprofit clients in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. In addition, she led initiatives for national training programs delivered to over 400 new analysts each year. For more information, please visit ConsultingInterviewCoach.com.

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 is the illustrator of several children's books including Lee & Low's Bird, winner of the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award and the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent in Illustration. Along with illustrating and writing stories, Strickland loves to make drawings during her travels around the country and the world. She lives in Baltimore, where she also teaches illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art. Her website is jumpin.shadrastrickland.com.
Hadley Hooper is an experienced illustrator and painter with a bachelor's degree in painting and illustration from the Kansas City Art Institute. A freelancer for national magazines, she has had an extensive gallery career, including an installation piece at the Denver Art Museum, and has illustrated many books for authors such as Patricia MacLachlan and Mara Rockcliffe. She currently resides with her husband and their dog in Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit hadleyhooper.com.

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