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Little dreamers : visionary women around the world  Cover Image Book Book

Little dreamers : visionary women around the world / Vashti Harrison.

Harrison, Vashti, (author.).

Summary

Summary:

Featuring the true stories of women creators and thinkers from around the world, throughout history, this book shows that sometimes seeing things a little differently can lead to big changes. Some names are well known, some are not, but all the women had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in. Whether they were breaking ground for innovative structures or breaking rules and creating new ones, the women profiled here not only made a place for themselves in the world but made the world a better place to live.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316475174
  • ISBN: 0316475173
  • ISBN: 9780316488501
  • Physical Description: 89 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-84).
Formatted Contents Note:
Fatima al-Fihri -- Wang Zhenyi -- Ada Lovelace -- Marie Curie -- Edith Head -- Peggy Guggenheim -- Grace Hopper -- Frida Kahlo -- Gyo Fujikawa -- Katherine Dunham -- Mary Blair -- Chien-Shiung Wu -- Bessie Blount Griffin -- Hedy Lamarr -- Claudia Jones -- Sister Rosetta Tharpe -- Asima Chatterjee -- Maya Deren -- Amalia Hernández -- Violeta Para -- Sister Corita Kent -- Esther Afua Ocloo -- Monir Shahroudy -- Farmanfarmaian -- Mahasweta Devi -- Vera Rubin -- Yayoi Kusama -- Toni Morrison -- Esther Mahlangu -- Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher -- Eiko Ishioka -- Wangari Maathai -- Calypso Rose -- Flossie Wong-Stahl -- Zaha Hadid -- Maya Lin -- More little dreamers.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women artists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women scientists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography.
Women artists.
Women scientists.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Art.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural Heritage.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Literary.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Music.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Science & Technology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Girls & Women.
Women.
Women artists.
Women scientists.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Picture books.

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