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The Science of Strong Women

The True Stories Behind Your Favorite Fictional Feminists

Illustrated by Alice Needham
Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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Discover all there is to know about strong women in fiction: Hermione Granger, Wonder Woman, Princess Leia, and more!

A strong woman is not just a badass lady who solves her problems with a high kick and a sassy comeback, all the while looking fabulous in a cape (although the cape is a plus!). A strong woman is a pioneer for bravery, intelligence, determination, and social justice for all.

Compelling, humorous and brilliantly illustrated in equal measures, The Science of Strong Women showcases a collection of fifty fantastic fictional feminists we all know and love. Through media analysis and awe-inspiring discoveries, this inspirational guide delves deeper into female-forward fiction and features a truly diverse collection of strong women including:

  • June Osborne
  • Star Carter
  • Katniss Everdeen
  • Elizabeth Bennet
  • Éownyn
  • Jo March
  • Buffy Summers
  • And many more
Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, and may we learn from them with The Science of Strong Women.

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