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Author Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Title She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world / written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations
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Summary Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.
Audience NC 1170 Lexile.
Note NC 1170 Lexile.
Audience NC1170L Lexile
Note NC1170L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.0 0.5 190666
Note Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.0 0.5 190666
Summary "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.
"Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted. She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small. With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power. This book features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913.
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968.
Lemlich, Clara, 1886-1982.
Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922.
Apgar, Virginia, 1909-1974.
Tallchief, Maria.
Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
Bridges, Ruby.
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995.
Ride, Sally.
Griffith Joyner, Florence Delorez, 1959-1998.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women heroes -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African Americans -- Segregation -- History.
African American children -- Biography.
Deafblind women -- United States -- Biography.
Women clothing workers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Women in the labor movement -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Women journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Pediatricians -- Biography.
Women pediatricians -- Biography.
Ballerinas -- United States -- Biography.
Osage Indians -- United States -- Biography.
Women politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
Track and field athletes -- United States -- Biography.
Women track and field athletes -- United States -- Biography.
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Hispanic American judges -- Biography.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Women judges -- United States -- Biography.
Juvenile Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Reference.
United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Social change -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Persistence -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- History.
Women political activists -- History.
Women reformers -- History.
Women heroes -- History.
United States -- Biography.
Social change -- History.
Persistence -- Case studies.
Genre Biographies.
Electronic books.
Downloadable e-Book.
Added Author Boiger, Alexandra, illustrator.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Clinton, Chelsea. She persisted New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2017] 9781524741723 (DLC) 2017026184 (OCoLC)974453278
ISBN 9781524741778 : $53.97
1524741779 : $53.97
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