Read Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Online Free - 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.
|Title||:||Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History|
|Number of Pages||:||112 pages|
October 05, 2016
Reading about 40 rad women from around the world definitely lifts up a girl's spirit. If you thought that this is a man's world and women cannot reach places, this book will make you realize that women have done great things and can do so in the future as well.
Before reading this book, I knew onl...
September 20, 2016
Five stars! I loved this book. I consider myself fairly aware of famous women and women's history, but I was surprised and a bit embarrassed by how many featured women I was totally unfamiliar with! I was thrilled to learn about so many inspiring women from around the world. The book is written i...
February 16, 2017
I really liked this collection of stories about famous women from all over the world. There were all types of inspirational women included in this collection. I really liked the emphasis on women of color and women from countries other than the US. My one issue was that the art in this did not wo...
August 10, 2016
YES. Yes. Yes.
As a woman and feminist, I was so proud while reading this book. Let me praise it from the rooftops and hand sell it to every girl, boy, mom, dad, relative, friend, you name it. Everyone could benefit from reading this.
I was devastated to discover I did not even know...
March 08, 2017
Finished this just in time for International Women's Day! What an inspiring account of women's stories from all over the world. I learned so much while reading this. Highly recommend!
August 10, 2017
Fight like a girl. :)
April 21, 2016
"What then is the evil in my being a woman?"
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Women are incredible! I've read this short book with a look of extreme awe on my face. I hadn't heard about many of the women mentioned in it and that's just a shame. Here the lives and achievements and basically badassery of mo...
September 30, 2016
This is exactly the sort of book I hope to share with my future children.
A collection of 40 mini-biographies of real women who made a different all over the world, throughout the history of humanity, I didn't expect to read it all in one sitting. Yet, I couldn't help myself. Rad Women Worldwide:...
October 10, 2016
A great look at some amazing women. In most cases they are little known. The writing is solid and the art work is really great. This is the perfect book to show the young girls in your life just how strong, bold, decisive, fearless and passionate women can be. Everyone should grab this book!
February 07, 2017
I LOVED this book! The short, concise installments make this a quick read for one sitting or fascinating little snippets to read as you can. I am so very proud to share a past full of women such as these.