Rad American Women A-Z, Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz

51hsgbgr0cl

 

Hello again, everyone! Today finds us with a new book review and this time it’s the newest edition from the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z,
Rad Women Worldwide, by Kate Schatz (Author), Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)

This book, with it’s bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, documents women from around the world and tells their own stories from a  fresh, engaging, and inspiring point of view.tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. From 430 BCE to 2016, spanning 31 countries around the world, the book features an array of diverse figures, including 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 and belongs on the shelf of every school, library, and home.

From tales of perseverance and radical political dissidence to biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits, each story is a must read for women from all walks of life.

This book spans 430 BCE to 2016, covers stories from 31 countries around the world, and features an array of diverse figures, including 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).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.

This progressive and visually arresting book would make a great reference for travelers, students, college educators, and moms and daughters looking to brush up on what rad women truly look like this coming holiday season.

This book is currently available in hardcover and kindle format for under $12.00 from Amazon.com and can be found here.

Enjoy,

Nicole

Please note, this book was a received review copy from Blogging for Books. All opinions are my own, thank you.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s