Girls Who Rocked The World

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About The Book

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" Eleanor Roosevelt

Get ready to meet some incredible young women who made their mark on the world before turning twenty and prove that when it comes to having an impact, there’s no such thing as too young! Whether designing famous monuments, fighting for their countries’ freedom or being political pioneers these gutsy girls have changed the way we view the world and ourselves.

From Florence Nightingale to Anna Pavlova, Coco Chanel to Eva Perón, The Brontë Sisters to Indira Gandhi, this book features women from across history and around the globe, who have all achieved remarkable things. 

Interspersed with the amazing accounts of girls throughout history are stories of powerful young women who are changing the world right now - girls like Winter Vinecki, the creator of the non-profit organization Team Winter, and Jazmin Whitley, the youngest designer to show at L.A. Fashion Week. 

It's never too soon to start making a difference - be inspired and empowered by this fun collection that shows girls really can rock the world! 

About The Authors

Photograph by Karen DeWitz

Michelle Roehm McCann has worked as a children’s book editor and art director for more than twenty years, as well as writing and compiling several award-winning children’s books of her own. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, two world-rocking kids, and their brilliant cats, Horace and Percy.

Photograph by Seth Ellis

Amelie Welden started working on the first version of Girls Who Rocked the World as a college student in Portland, Oregon. More recently, she returned to her interest in writing and received an MFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She currently teaches composition at the University of Michigan Dearborn and at Oakland University.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (November 16, 2017)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471171017
  • Ages: 8 - 99

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