Shaking Things Up
A stellar ensemble of picture book creators?all women?join together to celebrate a sampling of history?s young female revolutionaries. This is the ideal introduction for the next generation of tenacious and determined rabble-rousers. Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women, who, through determination and perseverance, sparked change in the world. Each accomplished woman and her short, poetic biography has been matched with work from an award-winning illustrator. Two time Caldecott winner Sophie Blackall takes on heroic World War II spies Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne; Caldecott Honor-winning Oge Mora presents brave Ruby Bridges; Selina Alko is matched with the courageous Malala Yousafzai; New York Times bestselling illustrator Emily Winfield Martin is paired with the inventor of the controversial one-piece bathing suit, Annette Kellerman; and Shadra Strickland introduces America?s first known female firefighter, Molly Williams.