Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz
Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History

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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world.

In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. Featuring an array of diverse figures 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), this progressive and visually arresting book is a compelling addition to women's history.
 

About Kate Schatz

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KATE SCHATZ is a feminist writer, educator, editor, and the author of the 33 1/3 book Rid of Me: A Story. MIRIAM KLEIN STAHL is an artist, educator, and activist. They are the author and illustrator, respectively, of Rad American Women A-Z and both live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Author Residence: Alameda, CAIllustrator Residence: Oakland, CA
 
Published September 27, 2016 by Ten Speed Press. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Rad Women Worldwide collects the most telling anecdotes that really give a feel for each woman by sketching her childhood, her hopes, dreams, passions, and amazing deeds in just a few paragraphs, with enough everyday detail to make the women relatable.

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In this companion to the picture book Rad American Women A–Z, Schatz writes short biographies of 40 noteworthy female figures past and present; though the book is technically published for ad

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Gr 6 Up—Schatz and Stahl present profiles of 40 extraordinary women from around the globe. The short biographies cover each woman's life and accomplishments and the great odds they faced. Coming from many continents and different time periods, all the women are portrayed as bold and heroic. There...

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