Anthology of amazing women Trailblazers who dared to be different

Sandra Lawrence

Book - 2018

From Aud the Deep-Minded to Malala Yousafzai, this beautifully illustrated collection introduces 50 diverse women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavor to a new generation.

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Subjects
Genres
Biographies
Published
New York, New York : Little Bee Books 2018.
Edition
Little bee books edition. First edition
Language
English
Item Description
Subtitle from front cover.
Physical Description
128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
9781499806908
9781783425020
Main Author
Sandra Lawrence (author)
Other Authors
Nathan Collins (illustrator)
  • Introduction
  • Women in art. Lee Miller ; Georgia O'Keeffe ; Frida Kahlo ; Yayoi Kusama ; Edmonia Lewis
  • Women in history. Nellie Bly ; Nakano Takeko ; Jeanne Baret ; Aud the Deep-Minded ; Sojourner Truth ; Elizabeth I ; Ana Nzinga ; Hatshepsut
  • Women in politics. Eleanor of Aquitaine ; Rani of Jhansi ; Emmeline Pankhurst ; Simone de Beauvoir ; Voila Desmond ; Malala Yousafzai
  • Women in science. Mary Anning ; Valentina Tereshkova ; Rita Levi-Montalcini ; Chien-Shiung Wu ; Elena Cornaro Piscopia ; Mary Jackson ; Nettie Stevens ; Stephanie Kwolek
  • Women in sports. Serena Williams ; Kathrine Switzer ; Marta Vieira da Silva ; Yani Tseng ; Robina Muqimyar
  • Women in music, film, and TV. Beyoncé ; Aretha Franklin ; Fanny Mendelssohn ; Lea Salonga ; Nora Ephron ; Oprah Winfrey ; Hedy Lamarr ; Gurinder Chadha
  • Women in literature. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ; J. K. Rowling ; Tove Jansson ; Maya Angelou ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; Gabriela Mistral
  • Women in business. Madam C.J. Walker ; Sheryl Sandberg ; Anita Roddick ; Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary.