Here's the perfect book for anyone interested in learning more about girls and women in the United States from the 18th century to the present. Featuring contributions from a wide variety of women, including well-known nonfiction writers, a children's librarian, historians, and many more, this latest addition to the 33 Things series provides an engaging, inspiring, informative look at the role women have played in shaping American history.
"Period photographs, quotes, timelines, bios and varied typography give the volume an attractive, accessible feel." -- Publisher's Weekly
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Gathered by Tonya Bolden, editor of 33 Things Every Girl Should Know and Hands On! 33 More Things Every Girl Should Know, the exuberant voices in this volume encourage young women to empower themselves with knowledge ("it's the ultimate girl power"). Girls will learn about "Beauty" "Why Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) Still Rules," and how "Title IX Helped Level the Playing Field," by a diverse group of well-known and less familiar authors, including Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Patricia C. McKissack, Abigail Adams, and Ophira Edut. -- Emilie Coulter