100 Women Who Made History: Remarkable Women Who Shaped Our World
- By DK
- Hardcover: 128 pages
- Ages: 8-12
- Grades: 3-7
This visual guide takes kids on a tour of the past to uncover the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world.
From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K. Rowling, to leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, profiles of each woman explore their lives in detail, and photography and quirky "bobble-head" illustrations present history in a new and fun way.
Kids can put each woman's story into context with "what came before…" and "what came after…" panels that show things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers. A wonderful inspiration for young girls and a great learning tool for all children that approaches human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, 100 Women Who Made History proves that this isn't just a man's world.