Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.
Rad Women Worldwide tells fresh, engaging, and amazing tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well-researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. The book features an array of diverse figures from 430 BCE to 2016, spanning 31 countries around the world, from 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). An additional 250 names of international rad women are also included as a reference for readers to continue their own research.
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. Together, these stories show the immense range of what women have done and can do. May we all have the courage to be rad!
For teachers, this book is appropriate for grades 6-8 and could be used in either Social Studies or English classes, or as part of a text for a multidisciplinary unit. It can also be used as a Common Core text for grades 6-8 Social Studies/History - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1-10.
I love that this book has a wide variety of women in it! I wasn't so thrilled with a few of the choices, but they were outnumbered by the ones that I did like, since I really enjoyed some of their choices like Malala Yousafzi, who I think is…Read Review
This is such an awesome book. It is a beautiful book with an excellent cover. I love the colors used and the fact the individual is in black and white. It looks very artistic. It's also a nice weight with good binding. The inside…Read Review
This is precisely the kind of book I want to read to my future children - boys or girls. Forty succinct bios of women who fought for a cause. I actually didn't…Read Review
Rad Women Worldwide covers 40 women who haveRead Review