Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa

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Aladdin/Beyond Words #ad - Personal aspirations from today’s young women are interspersed throughout the book, which also includes profiles of teenagers who are rocking the world right now—girls like Winter Vinecki, and Jazmin Whitley, the creator of the nonprofit organization Team Winter, the youngest designer to show at L.

A. Fashion Week. Hinton and maya lin—each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. It’s never too soon to start making a difference, and these exhilarating examples of girl power in action make for ideal motivation. Originally published in two volumes over a decade ago, interests, this fully updated and expanded edition of Girls Who Rocked the World spans a variety of achievements, and backgrounds, from Harriet Tubman and Coco Chanel to S.

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Boys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee

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Aladdin/Beyond Words #ad - Meet young men with grand goals in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty. This engaging and thought-provoking collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent male role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger.

Global Warming. It’s never too soon to start making a difference, and this empowering collection of accomplished young men makes for ideal motivation. This updated and expanded edition of boys who rocked the world encompases a variety of achievements, interests, and backgrounds, from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Steve Jobs to Crazy Horse and Stephen King—each with his own incredible story of how he created life-changing opportunities for himself and the world.

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 tales of extraordinary women

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Timbuktu Labs, Inc. #ad - Good night stories for rebel girls" is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.

A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know. Geri stengel, forbes"good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is the most crowdfunded original book in history. It was created with the support of 25, 000 backers from 71 countries who pledged 1. 3 million dollars to help the creators bring the first edition to life.

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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

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Workman Publishing Company #ad - Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Real beauty is about being your authentic self and owning it. Real beauty isn’t about being a certain size, acting a certain way, wearing the right clothes, or having your hair done or even brushed.  . Parker is a professional photographer who finds the real beauty in girls, capturing it for all the world to see in candid and arresting images.

Girls being silly. Kate T. So simple and yet so powerful, through more than 175 memorable photographs, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, the strength and spirit of girls being 100% themselves. Girls being fearless. A celebration, a catalog of spirit in words and smiles, an affirmation of the fact that it’s what’s inside you that counts, Strong Is the New Pretty conveys a powerful message for every girl, for every mother and father of a girl, for every coach and mentor and teacher, for everyone in the village that it takes to raise a strong and self-confident person.

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The Diary of a Young Girl

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Lifebooks #ad - Anne frank's account offers a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman who turns thoughtful and learns of the many terrors of the world. Anne reveals the relationships between eight people living under miserable conditions: facing hunger, threat of discovery and the worst horrors the modern world had seen.

. She shares an unparalleled bond with her diary, which holds a detailed account of Anne's close relationship with her father, the lack of daughterly love for her mother, admiration for her sister's intelligence and closeness with her friend Peter. Among the most powerful accounts of the nazi occupation, "The Diary of Anne Frank" chronicles the life of Anne Frank, a thirteen-year old girl fleeing her home in Amsterdam to go into hiding.

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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

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Ten Speed Press #ad - It’s a scientific fact: women rock!  a charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM from the ancient to the modern world. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

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More Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland

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Aladdin/Beyond Words #ad - From annie oakley and queen victoria to malala yousafzai and Adele—each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world—you’ll get to know these capable queens of empires and courageous icons of entertainment. In the follow-up to the bestseller girls who rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who made a difference before turning twenty.

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Also included are profiles of gutsy teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now and personal aspirations from today’s young women.

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Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History

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Quirk Books #ad - Plus, an extensive bibliography, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers,  and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations—all to show the many ways the geeky girls of today can help to build the future. A fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from the bestselling author of THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY   You may think you know women’s history pretty well.

. Satellite into orbit? ·  huang daopo, the inventor whose weaving technology revolutionized textile production in China—centuries before the cotton gin?   Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them. Table of contents: women of science Women of Medicine Women of Espionage Women of Innovation Women of Adventure.

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Homeless Bird

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HarperCollins #ad - Can she forge her own future, even in the face of time-worn tradition?  Perfect for schools and classrooms, bestselling, this universally acclaimed, and award-winning novel by master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan is a gripping tale of hope that will transport readers of all ages. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly faces her arranged marriage with hope and courage.

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Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects

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DK Children #ad - Build, invent, create, and discover 28 awesome experiments and activities with Maker Lab. Created in association with the smithsonian institution and supporting STEAM education initiatives, Maker Lab has 28 kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors' wheels turning and make science pure fun.

Explaining science through photographs and facts that carefully detail the "why" and "how" of each experiment using real-world examples to provide context, each activity is appropriate for kids ages 8-12 years old and ranked easy, or hard, medium, with an estimated time frame for completion. Requiring only household materials, young makers can build an exploding volcano, construct a solar system, make an eggshell geode, make bath fizzies, and more.

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Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

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Chronicle Books LLC #ad - Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, worthy tribute. Aphra behn, first female professional writer. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed.

Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World #ad - Ada lovelace, first computer programmer. From pirates to artists, and spies, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Marie curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan jett, godmother of punk.

Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist.

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