Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World

Version: Unabridged
Author: Katherine Halligan
Narrator: Katherine Halligan
Genres: Juvenile, Educational, Autobiography
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Published In: October 2018
Length: 1 hour
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Overview

Throughout history, girls have often been discussed in terms of what they couldn't or shouldn't do. Not anymore. It's time for herstory-a celebration not only of what girls can do but also of the remarkable things women have already accomplished, even when others tried to stop them. This uplifting and inspiring book follows the stories of fifty powerhouse women from around the world and across time who each managed to change the world as they knew it forever. Telling the stories of their childhood, the challenges they faced, and the impact of their achievements, each tale is a celebration of girl power in its many forms. From astronauts to activists, musicians to mathematicians, these women are sure to motivate young listeners of all backgrounds to focus not on the can'ts and shouldn'ts but on what they can do: anything!

Author Details

Author Details

Halligan, Katherine

Katherine Halligan grew up near the beach in California with her nose in a book and her toes in the sand. She studied arts, literature, history, and languages, traveling and living all over the world. Her love of words and pictures led her to work as a publisher, writing over a hundred books for children along the way. She lives with her husband and their two daughters near the beaches in California.