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Ate anyway who weren t allowed to "work but still supported their amilies or who worked every day but weren t paid as much "but still supported their amilies or who worked every day but weren t paid as much menI highly recommend this book regardless of if you have children of your own Buy it read it educate yourself and become the rad Aunt or Uncle who gets to teach the lil ones in your life about these women who kicked ass Attention subversive moms and dads this is the children s book you give to your kids if you want them to start off on the socially conscious left Bongology: n. The Art of Creating 35 of the World's Most Bongtastic Marijuana Ingestion Devices foot as it were Each letter of the alphabet is attached to a woman who helped change the world A one page short essayaced by a gorgeous illustration of the woman in uestion explains who she is and why she s awesome The letter X which stands Design the Life You Love: A Guide to Thinking About Your Life Playfully and with Optimism for all the unknown women who did great things moved me to tears I m photocopying that two page spread and hanging it up somewhere I can see it all the time There s also a bibliography of kids booksor Shortcut: How Analogies Reveal Connections, Spark Innovation, and Sell Our Greatest Ideas further reading and a list of web resources I ll be photocopying as well Solid stuff all around highly recommendedor all kids collections this is lovely uniue so wonderful and very much needed The X is After You Drop Them Off: A Parent's Guide to Student Ministry for the women whose names we don t know page brought tears to my eyes and gave me goosebumps I want to give this to every young girl that I know An excellent collection of brief profiles of great women some well known and some not There were aew like Jovi uite an interesting book about some great American women who have lived courageous and influential lives I d heard of some but most were new to me It s the Sort Of Book That Every of book that every boy and girl should be given It s written Share, Retweet, Repeat: Get Your Message Read and Spread for young readers who are just movingrom picture books to chapter books an alphabet that spans Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes from Angela Davis to Zora Neale Hurstonum yeah this is rad RAD weneeddiversebook. Series of Unfortunate Events booksIeel honored to be included in this book Women need to take radical steps to become eminists and to be strong to ight or their rights and those of others acing oppression and discrimination The world needs rad women to create a just society Dolores Huerta Labor Leader Civil Rights ActivistIt's almost always with a chuckle that I view a cartoon image of myself But to see cartoon me positioned alphabetically amongst so many of my women heroes and role models well I just broke down and cried Happy tears I surely hope that this one of a kind collection of radical American women reaches the hands of all children who want to grow up and become amazing women Kate Bornstein author of My New Gender WorkbookI was totally in rapture reading this book Bold women bold colors and She Weeps Each Time You're Born fierce black paper cutouts I cheer these histories of women whoight not or war or country or corporation but or EVERYONE I can't wait or my son to read this Nikki McClure Illustrator of All in a Day. ,
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TextIf My Youngest Daughtermy youngest daughter has children this would be the sort of thing she would take to the hospital to read to a newborn in much the same way I read her D Aulaire s Greek Myths In act I may have to go buy multiple copies A Northern Light for just such gift giving purposesWhat a great bookor WeNeedDiverseBooks And I particularly appreciated how the title specified the descriptive American although US would have been Even Better This Book better This book well written and hit all the right notes If I still taught middle school I
*would read aloud *read aloud page If You're Missing Baby Jesus: A True Story that Embraces the Spirit of Christmas from this every day during Marchor Women s History Month What a great book I m very glad my bf gave it to me or our anniversary I wish it weren t limited to 26 women but the list of 26 they wrote about is so inclusive and amazing There were diverse races cultures sexualities and on every page Plus the language of this book makes it super accessible to readers rom ages 10 100 and the content is still thought provoking Additionally the resources at the back of this book make it easy to Anne Perrys Christmas Crimes (Christmas Stories, find materials about rad women in and out of the book Rad American Women A Z definitely has a spot in myuture classroom library A really antastic book written or I d say 4 6th graders this book looks at 25 amazing American women both cis and trans I have to admit I hadn t heard of a lot of them which I guess is the point so I definitely learned a lot White Water from reading Of particular importance was X which standsor For the women who aren t in the history books or the Hall of Fame or on posting stamps and coins The Slave Dancer for the women who didn t get creditor their ideas and inventions who couldn t own property or sign their own names The women who weren t taught to read or write but managed to communic. Ltiple professions and 26 diverse individuals There are artists and abolitionists scientists and suffragettes rock stars and rabble rousers and agents of change of all kindsThe book includes an introduction that discusses what it means to be rad and radical an afterword with 26 suggestions Special Agent for how you can be rad and a Resource Guide with ideasor Sleep with the Fishes further learning and readingAmerican history was made by countless rad and often radical women By offering aresh and diverse array of The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History female role models we can remind readers that there are many places toind inspiration and that being smart and strong and brave is rad Rad American Women will be appreciated by various age groups It is Common Core aligned or students grades 3 8 Pre school and young children will be captured by the bright visuals and easily modified texts while the subject matter will stimulate and inspire high schoolers and beyondThis is not a book This is a guest list or a party of my heroes Thank you or inviting us Lemony Snicket author of 35 stars There were some really great things about this Book And Then There Were Some Poorly Executed Things I and then there were some poorly executed things I the thing that confused me the most was it s intended audience It
uses an ABC ormat and bright colors so it eels like it s intended or children butan ABC 100 ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate format and bright colors so iteels like it s intended The Oxford New Greek Dictionary for children but of the vocabulary and inferred background knowledge seemed way too advancedor a child It was weird to have some words explained in really simple terms stand in sentences next to other words or references that were just as out of reach The Cello Suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece for that age group So I am rating it a little lower than I expected because it seemed a little rusheddisorganizedconfused about what it s real purpose should be The other thing that was a little off putting was how preachy and even propaganda like itelt sometimes It was just a little too repetitive and in your The New Job Security faceor my taste BUT I did of course love reading about some amazing women and their accomplishments There were a couple that I hadn t heard of and I loved The Day Fidel Died: Cuba in the Age of Raúl, Obama, and the Rolling Stones (A Vintage Short) feeling inspired by them A wonderful idea a little sloppy in the execution E ARCrom Edelweiss Above the TreelineCovering 25 American women who influenced a wide variety of public arenas this book is a great choice The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis for middle grade readers to introduce them to a diverse group of women they may not have heard of From the somewhat well known Billie Jean King Bessie Coleman Nellie Bly to women of whom I had never heard each entry gives a brief overview of the woman s life and how she influenced the world Accompanied by brightly colored illustrations this would be aantastic book to use in the classroom The Jumbee for Women s History Month Since the entries are short teachers could read one a day I wouldn t be at all surprised if teachers bought an extra copy to cut up and laminateor a bulletin board In To Helvetica and Back fact I think City Lights. The New York Times BestsellerThis is The Most Inspiring Children’s Book We've Ever Seen Refinery29comThe veryirst kids' book released by the iconic publishing house City Lights Rad American Women A Z navigates the alphabet Simple Art of Greatness from Angela Davis to Zora Neale Hurston with colorful illustrations and short powerful narratives The perfect giftor the junior riot grrl in your life Bust MagazineThe History of Feminism in an Awesome Picture Book The ABCs just got a major girl power upgrade Chantal Strasburger Teen VogueLike all A Z books this one illustrates the alphabet but instead of A is Where the Heart Waits for Apple A isor Angela as in Angela Davis the iconic political activist B is or Billie Jean King who shattered the glass ceiling of sports; C is or Carol Burnett who defied assumptions about women in comedy; D is A Burglar's Guide to the City for Dolores Huerta who organizedarmworkers; and E is or Ella Baker who mentored Dr Martin Luther King and helped shape the Civil Rights MovementAnd the list of great women continues spanning several centuries mu.