Girls Who Rocked The World
Why is it that girls who want to be basketball starts or presidents of their country grow into teenagers who doubt they will ever do anything important? What are we telling girls about what they can and can't achieve? There have been many influential girls throughout history, but...more
Women Who Achieved Greatness.
Of the three, this one seems to have the most variety so far. I think this is because the author uses a slightly different selection criteria - to be included, a girl had to accomplish something before the age of 20.
All three of these books make decent bedtime reading material - it's very easy to go through a couple of biographies and then stop. No ...more
Non- fiction means that a book is true. It could include the Holocaust, World War i and ii, sports, and more. The book Girls who Rocked the World is about how different famous girls grew up. It also tells us about how powerful they were and how they made a change in the world. Girls who Rocked the World is a chapter book and each chapter is about a different girl and how they grew up. The chapters that I focused on were: Cleopatra, ruler of Egypt; Phillis Wheatley, a poet; Martina Hingis, a tenn ...more
I was blown away with some of the choices at the end: Wang Yani (painter) and Vanessa-Mae Nicholson (violinist). Simply beautiful people, doing extraordinary things.
Sorry, lost a star because of the terrible cover, plus some editorial and spelling errors.