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The Resource She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world, written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world, written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

Label
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world
Title
She persisted
Title remainder
13 American women who changed the world
Statement of responsibility
written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher
  • "Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted. She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small. With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power. This book features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
920.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E176.8
LC item number
.C57 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world, written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • LEE
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Harriet Tubman -- Helen Keller -- Clara Lemlich -- Nellie Bly -- Virginia Apgar -- Maria Tallchief -- Claudette Colvin -- Ruby Bridges -- Margaret Chase Smith -- Sally Ride -- Florence Griffith Joyner -- Oprah Winfrey -- Sonia Sotomayor
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781524741723
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017026184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u6797412
System control number
(OCoLC)988581186

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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