Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world
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"Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)
"This book has definitely made an impact on my life." --Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt
Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women--each paired with a noteworthy female artist--to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers.
From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history.
In this book of poems, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil. You'll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six year old who helped end segregation in the South. And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create.
And those are just a few of the young women included in this book. Readers will also hear about Molly Williams, Annette Kellerman, Nellie Bly, Pura Belpré, Frida Kahlo, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Frances Moore Lappé, Mae Jemison, Angela Zhang, and Malala Yousafzai--all whose stories will enthrall and inspire. This poetry collection was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women and includes an author's note, a timeline, and additional resources.
With artwork by notable artists including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.
A 2019 Bank Street Best Book of the Year
Named to the 2019 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List
Selected for CCBC Choices Book 2019
Selected as a Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2019
Named to the Cuyahoga County Public Library's 2018 list of Great Books for Kids
Taking the heat: Molly Williams / illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Buried treasure: Mary Anning / illustrated by Hadley Hooper
Woman of the world: Nellie Bly / illustrated by Lisa Brown
Turning the tide: Annette Kellerman / illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin
The storyteller: Pura Belpré / illustrated by Sara Palacios
Broken: Frida Kahlo / illustrated by Erin K. Robinson
Secret agent sisters: Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne / illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Full circle: Frances Moore Lappé / illustrated by Melissa Sweet
A new school: Ruby Bridges / illustrated by Oge Mora
Lift-off: Mae Jemison / illustrated by Isabel Roxas
A new vision: Maya Lin / illustrated by Julie Morstad
Break it down: Angela Zhang / illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Books, not bullets: Malala Yousafzai / illustrated by Selina Alko.
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