Reaching The Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women And Girls

April 7, 2017|
Reaching The Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women And Girls by Liz Brownlee
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A feisty collection of brand-new poems about amazing women and girls who did what they needed to do no matter what society thought. The poems are about role models both real and fictional. Malala - global spokesperson for education for girls. Rosa Parks - who became an international icon of resistance to racial segregation. Mary Shelley - who wrote Frankenstein when she was only 19. Valentina Tereshkova who became the first woman in space. Margaret Hamilton lead software engineer of the Apollo Project and also about 16 year old Katniss Everdeen from district 12 who volunteered as a tribute in the Hunger Games, won and became a heroine to a generation of YA readers.
Jan Dean lives near Manchester but spends as much time as possible in East Devon. She enjoys lots of messy stuff - painting, gluing, digging holes in the garden and making bread. She likes earrings and often wears an enormous pair of giraffes (or penguins) when she visits schools to perform her poetry and write with classes. Michaela ...
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Title:Reaching The Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women And GirlsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 7.94 X 8.5 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 7.94 X 8.5 X 0.3 inPublished:April 7, 2017Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1509814280

ISBN - 13:9781509814282

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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