Rad Women Worldwide
Artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history.Rad Women Worldwide tells fresh, engaging, and amazing tales of perseverance and radical success by providing well-researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. The book features an array of diverse figures from 430 BCE to 2016, spanning 31 countries around the world.
- Hatshepsut (the great female king who ruled Egypt peacefully for two decades)
- Malala Yousafzi (the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize)
- Poly Styrene (legendary teenage punk and lead singer of X-Ray Spex)
- Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft (polar explorers and the first women to cross Antarctica)
....plus an additional 250 names of international rad women are also included as a reference for readers to continue their own research.
This progressive and visually arresting book is a compelling addition to women’s history and belongs on the shelf of every school, library, and home. Together, these stories show the immense range of what women have done and can do. May we all have the courage to be rad!
Ages: 10 and up