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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World - Cover
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Chelsea Clinton, Philomel 2017
 
Short, enthralling portraits of 13 women of courage who refused to back down or give up and who paved the way for every girl today. With inspiring quotes from Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nelly Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, and Sonia Sotomayor.

Ages: Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Biography
Identity Groups: Disabilities, Non-Stereotypical Females, Immigrant, Working Class, African American, Latino American, Native American
Special Topics: Activism, Disasters and Emergencies, Music/Dance/Artistry - STEAM, Work, Knowing Our History (School Age)
Strands: Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice