Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls - The Chapter Book Collection
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Pub Date 15 Sep 2020 | Archive Date 17 May 2021
From the creators of the bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series. An irresistible collection of five chapter books about the real lives of five extraordinary women throughout history, including Ada Lovelace, Madam C. J. Walker, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Junko Tabei, and Alicia Alonso.
This hardcover boxed set includes:
Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Madam C. J. Walker Builds a Business Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage
This gorgeous hardcover boxed set is the perfect gift to inspire any young reader. It contains five individual, historical fiction chapter books, each exploring the life and times of an extraordinary woman in global history. Readers will meet Ada Lovelace—a nineteenth-century pioneer in computer science; Madam C. J. Walker—an early leader in the African American beauty industry; Dr. Wangari Maathai—an environmental warrior and Nobel Peace Prize winner from Kenya; Junko Tabei—a champion in mountaineering who became the first woman to summit Mount Everest; and Alicia Alonso—a prima ballerina and remarkable creator in the world of dance.
Each stunningly designed chapter book features at least ten full-color illustrations from a female artist, as well as bonus activities in the backmatter to encourage kids to explore the various fields in which each of these women thrived.
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Average rating from 92 members
I am always on the lookout for children's books with strong real-life role models and I was so pleased by these chapter books. These go much more in-depth than the younger picture book versions of similar stories and have much more elevated language. It also doesn't hurt that they have vibrant colors and beautiful illustrations. I can't wait to buy these for the kiddos in my life!
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