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Rad Women Worldwide: Artist and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz

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Rad Women Worldwide: Artist and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz

Rad Women Worldwide Book Cover Rad Women Worldwide
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Ten Speed Press
September 27, 2016
Hardcover
112

 

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world. In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. Featuring an array of diverse figures from Hatshepsut (the great female king who ruled Egypt peacefully for two decades) and Malala Yousafzi (the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize) to Poly Styrene (legendary teenage punk and lead singer of X-Ray Spex) and Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft (polar explorers and the first women to cross Antarctica), this progressive and visually arresting book is a compelling addition to women's history.

 

Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz

 

This book is part of a new growing set of resources coming out about tons of awesome things women have done throughout history to make change or impact society in a powerful way.  From Mexico to Japan (and everywhere in between), there have been women standing up for the rights of the people in their communities, pioneering careers, kicking butt in sports, running countries, and sooo much more!  This book is a tiny glimpse into these fantastic feats against all odds.

 

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Miriam Klein Stahl beautifully illustrated this book with stylized black and white pictures of these women and girls.  Color pops and relevant images bring to life the power within these women and their actions.  Each story, written by Kate Schatz, give a summary of each helping you to understand some of their contribution to the world.  She wonderfully characterizes the ladies and I found myself wanting to dig in and learn much more about each.  Many of the vignettes are accompanied by a compelling and often inspirational quote.

 

When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and hope

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At the end, there are pages and pages of more women to learn about and where they’re from.  I will certainly be checking these off over time.

 

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