Girls Who Rocked the World

Gender & Sexism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Michelle Roehm McCann, Amelie Welden
Illustrator(s):
David Hahn
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Aladdin/Beyond Words
ISBN:
978-1582703022
Year:
Gender & Sexism
Social Justice

This collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent female role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger. The book spans a variety of achievements, interests and backgrounds, from Harriet Tubman and Coco Chanel to S.E. Hinton and Maya Lin—each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. 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.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

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When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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