Which Stands For Allstands for all unknown women who did great things moved me to tears I m photocopying that two page spread and Historical Archaeology: Why the Past Matters hanging it up somewhere I can see it all the time There s also a bibliography of kids books for further reading and a list of web resources I ll be photocopying as well Solid stuff all aroundighly recommended for all kids collections A really fantastic book written for I d say 4 6th graders this book looks at 25 amazing American women both cis and trans I The Happiest Baby on the Block have to admit Iadn t eard of a lot of them which I guess is the point so I definitely learned a lot from reading Of particular importance #was X which stands for For the women who aren t in #X which stands for For the women who aren t in istory books or the Hall of Fame or on
*posting stamps and *stamps and for the women who didn t get credit for their ideas and inventions who couldn t own property or sign their own names The women who weren t taught to read or write but managed to communicate anyway who weren t allowed to work but still supported their families or who worked every day but weren t paid as much as menI Releasing Heaven on Earth: Gods Principles for Restoring the Land highly recommend this book regardless of if youave children of your own Buy it read it educate yourself and become the rad Aunt or Uncle who gets to teach the lil ones in your life about these women who kicked ass What a great book I m very glad my bf gave it to me for our anniversary I wish it weren t limited to 26 women but the list of 26 they wrote about is so inclusive and amazing There were diverse races cultures sexualities and on every page Plus the language of this book makes it super accessible to readers from ages 10 100 and the content is still thought provoking Additionally the resources at the back of this book make it easy to find materials about rad women in and out of the book Rad American Women A Z definitely The Future of English Teaching Worldwide has a spot in my futur. Series of Unfortunate Events booksI feelonored to be included in this book Women need to take radical steps to become feminists and to be strong to fight for their rights and those of others facing oppression and discrimination The world needs rad women to create a just society Dolores Huerta Labor Leader Civil Rights ActivistIt's almost always with a chuckle that I view a cartoon image of myself But to see cartoon me positioned alphabetically amongst so many of my women Between heroes and role models well I just broke down and cried Happy tears I surelyope that this one of a kind collection of radical American women reaches the Sigrid Liljeholm hands of all children who want to grow up and become amazing women Kate Bornstein author of My New Gender WorkbookI was totally in rapture reading this book Bold women bold colors and fierce black paper cutouts I cheer theseistories of women who fight not for war or country or corporation but for EVERYONE I can't wait for my son to read this Nikki McClure Illustrator of All in a Day.
Free read ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook î Kate SchatzThis book was well written and it all the right notes If I still taught
middle school I would read aloud a page from this every day during March forschool I would read aloud a page from this every day during March for s History Month E ARC from Edelweiss Above the TreelineCovering 25 American women who influenced a wide variety of public arenas this book is a great choice for middle grade readers to introduce them to a diverse group of women they may not ave Crusader conspiracy Banner books heard of From the somewhat well known Billie Jean King Bessie Coleman Nellie Bly to women of whom Iad never The Book of Earths: Hollow Earth, Ancient Maps, Atlantis, and Other Theories (Forgotten Books) heard each entry gives a brief overview of the woman s life andow she influenced the world Accompanied by brightly colored illustrations this would be a fantastic book to use in the classroom for Women s History Month Since the entries are short teachers could read one a day I wouldn t be at all surprised if teachers bought an extra copy to cut up and laminate for a bulletin board In fact I think City Lights should consider packaging the illustrations this way on one page with the textIf my youngest daughter ever An English Translation of Fa Tsangs Commentary on the Awakening of Faith has children this would be the sort of thing she would take to theospital to read to a newborn in much the same way I read Gauntlet A Novel of International Intrigue her D Aulaire s Greek Myths In fact I mayave to go buy multiple copies for just such gift giving purposesWhat a great book for WeNeedDiverseBooks And I particularly appreciated ow the title specified the descriptive American although US would ave been even better 35 stars There were some really great things about this book and then there were some poorly executed things I think the thing that confused me the most was it s intended audience It uses an ABC format and bright colors #so it like it s intended for children but some of the vocabulary and inferred background #it like it s intended for children but some of the vocabulary and inferred background seemed way too advanced for a child It was weird to I magnifici dieci have some words explained in really simple terms stand in sentences next to. The New York Times BestsellerThis is The Most Inspiring Children’s Book We've Ever Seen Refinery29comThe very first kids' book released by the iconic publishingouse City Lights Rad American Women A Z navigates the alphabet from Angela Davis to Zora Neale Hurston with colorful illustrations and short powerful narratives The perfect gift for the junior riot grrl in your life Bust MagazineThe History of Feminism in an Awesome Picture Book The ABCs just got a major girl power upgrade Chantal Strasburger Teen VogueLike all A Z books this one illustrates the alphabet but instead of A is for Apple A is for Angela as in Angela Davis the iconic political activist B is for Billie Jean King who shattered the glass ceiling of sports; C is for Carol Burnett who defied assumptions about women in comedy; D is for Dolores Huerta who organized farmworkers; and E is for Ella Baker who mentored Dr Martin Luther King and elped shape the Civil Rights MovementAnd the list of great women continues spanning several centuries mu. Other words or references that were just as out of reach for that age group So I am rating it a little lower than I expected because it seemed a little rusheddisorganizedconfused about what it s real purpose should be The other thing that was a little off putting was ow preachy and even propaganda like it felt sometimes It was just a little too repetitive and in your face for my taste BUT I did of course love reading about some amazing women and their accomplishments There were a couple that I Seashells hadn teard of and I loved feeling inspired by them A wonderful idea a little sloppy in the execution an alphabet that spans from Angela Davis to Zora Neale Hurstonum yeah this is rad RAD weneeddiversebooks uite an interesting book about some great American women who An Excellent conceited Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet have lived courageous and influential lives I deard of some but most were new to me It s the sort of book that every young boy and girl should be given It s written for young readers who are just moving from picture books to chapter books An excellent collection of brief profiles of great women some well known and some not There were a few like Jovita Idar Lucy Parsons and Virginia Apgar
*that i d *I d Ruhestand fr Einsteiger heard of and most of the othersave not been widely covered for children in singular biographies or other anthologies The author also does an excellent job with the dreaded X this is lovely uniue so wonderful and very much needed The X is for the women whose names we don t know page brought tears to my eyes and gave me goosebumps I want to give this to every young girl that I know Attention subversive moms and dads this is the children s book you give to your kids if you #Want Them To Start #them to start on the socially conscious left foot as it were Each letter of the alphabet is attached to a woman who La criminologie helped change the world A one page short essay faced by a gorgeous illustration of the woman in ue. Ltiple professions and 26 diverse individuals There are artists and abolitionists scientists and suffragettes rock stars and rabble rousers and agents of change of all kindsThe book includes an introduction that discusses what it means to be rad and radical an afterword with 26 suggestions forow you can be rad and a Resource Guide with ideas for further learning and readingAmerican istory was made by countless rad and often radical women By offering a fresh and diverse array of female role models we can remind readers that there are many places to find inspiration and that being smart and strong and brave is rad Rad American Women will be appreciated by various age groups It is Common Core aligned for students grades 3 8 Pre school and young children will be captured by the bright visuals and easily modified texts while the subject matter will stimulate and inspire igh schoolers and beyondThis is not a book This is a guest list for a party of my Random House Webster's College Dictionary: 1996 Graduation Promotion heroes Thank you for inviting us Lemony Snicket author of