Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Sourcebooks Explore
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
7.1 X 9.1 X 0.7 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781492653271

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About the Author

Linda Skeers is the author of several critically acclaimed children's books. She also teaches picture book writing workshops, including sessions on writing humor for kids. She lives in Iowa. Visit her at www.lindaskeers.com.

Livi Gosling has always been inspired by powerful, creative women. Learning about these amazing women and hearing their stories has been wonderful. She is so glad that their stories are being shared. Livi studied illustration in Cornwall and currently lives in Hertfordshire village in the UK.

Reviews

"A populous gallery of courageous, independent women" -- Kirkus Reviews
"Here are the brief biographies of 52 women who have one thing in common--they did not allow fear or social pressure to stop them from achieving their individual accomplishments. Every one-page biography is accompanied by a stellar illustration that captures the spirit and attitude of each woman and provides visual reference to their times and their professions. Whether read as a cohesive body of stories or as individual brief biographies, this book is a worthwhile study in tenacity." -- Booklist
"Young readers ages eight and up will find wonderful role models [in Women Who Dared], and the compelling stories in these pages may give them the impetus to try new things and take the steps they need to create their own daring moments in life. The writing is snappy and the illustrations fun. This is a winner." -- Manhattan Book Review