Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World

The instant New York Times bestseller!
From he writer of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History omes the highly anticipated follow-up, a eautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.

Featuring the true stories of 35 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists, Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World inspires as it educates. Readers will meet trailblazing women like Mary Blair, an American modernist painter who had a major influence on how color was used in early animated films, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, architect Zaha Hadid, filmmaker Maya Deren, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names are known, some are merel, but ll of the me had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in.

Thi fascinating, information-filled full-color spreads show the Dreamers as both accessible and aspirational so readers know they, too, can grow up to do something amazing.

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Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
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Published November 6th 2018 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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While I hought it was great ( and a perfect read for Black History Month), the limited scope of African-American women left me wanting a bit ore.

So when I saw that Harrison had also written Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, I was excited to take anothe look.

consequently I alway ha n't quite satisfied.Little Leaders profiles African-American women in all fields.

Women made important contributions to history as well, especially if those contributions were n't lways recognized at the time.Harrison 's lovely illustrations are just the icing on he puddin.

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Not many way!) Interestingly, eve ore so than in the irst book Little Leaders, I found there were a lot of ords and concepts in his ook than were above my 7yo ’ s head.

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My 10-year-old daughter, Norah, was looking forward to reading the book together when she heard about it.Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around The World by Vashti Harrison celebrates the contributions of women from all over the globe.

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I not only knew about half of them ( I read a on of this type of nove, and I read women 's history for fun, and read a fair bit myself, mayb I am alway and pleasantly surprised to hear about so many new-to-me people here).

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glossary helps understanding some concepts, which will be new for young readers.

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