Global Activists: Women Who Made a Difference

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978-1-338-84065-0
Greta Thunberg was only fifteen years old when she started School Strike for Climate in Sweden. Today, she leads a global opposition to climate change. Activist Wangari Maathai promoted the planting of 51 million trees in her native Kenya. Read about the bravery and courage of these and more women who have taken a stand against exploitation, poverty, and environmental destruction. They range from missionaries, academics, and writers to figureheads who keep their campaigns in the public eye and on the political agenda. This book tells their stories and describes their vital contributions.
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Written by Devra Newberger Speregen
ISBN 978-1-338-84065-0
Key Features
  • An introduction provides context for the twelve biographies featured in each book
  • A Super SHEro of History datafile highlights key aspects of featured women and their achievements
  • Daily Life With… explains how women lived and the conditions they faced
  • What Would You Do? questions encourage readers to think creatively about history-making women
  • Did You Know? features explore historical ideas, events, or people in additional detail
  • Pictorial timeline highlights major achievements of the featured women
  • Includes a map of important locations
  • Table of Contents, captions, glossary, index and further reading expose readers to classic library nonfiction text features
Series No
Item # 743258
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2023
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 920.72
Grades K - 2
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