Rebel girls, young activists, and other trailblazing tweens and teens will be inspired by the stories of 40 women who have changed the world for the better.
Mini-biographies of unstoppable women activists—from Malala Yousafzai to Susan B. Anthony, Emma Gonzalez to Gloria Steinem, Wangari Maathai to Dolores Huerta—offer windows into what it takes to stand up for a cause, rally others together, and even ignite a movement. The book features activists from around the world and throughout history, spotlighting impressive women who have fought for workers' safety, women's rights, racial equality, animal welfare, democracy, environmental causes, and more. Each story reminds readers that they really can make a difference in the world and inspires today's young activists to stand up for what they believe in.
With a foreword by activist Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Generation Girl books celebrate game-changing women. They are filled with profiles of amazing women who’ve been there, done that, and learned some valuable lessons along the way. Readers will be inspired by their stories, learn from their struggles and successes, and pick up some useful tools so that they too can change the world. Other Generation Girl books include: Girl CEO and Girl Genius.
Georgia Rucker has illustrated many books including the Generation Girl series (Girl CEO, Girl Activist, Girl Genius, and Girl Athlete). She also illustrated the board books My Favorite Shoes, and My Favorite Purse, and the Allegra Biscotti middle grade series. Her doodles can be found in many of the books she also designs from her office in Madison, Wisconsin.