The Little Book of Feminist Saints

Product Number: EB00706572
Released: Mar 06, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780399592751
Publisher: Random House
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Description

A perfect holiday gift, this beautifully illustrated collection honoring one hundred exceptional "feminist saints" throughout history is sure to inspire women and men alike. "A new set of role models and heroes-'matron saints'-for the feminist future."-The New York Times Book Review "The women in this book...?lazed trails where none existed before."-The Guardian In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant, and surprising biographies with stunning portraits of secular female "saints": champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings, and broke molds-including Maya Angelou Jane Austen Ruby Bridges Rachel Carson Shirley Chisholm Marie Curie & Irene Joliot Curie Isadora Duncan Amelia Earhart Artemisia Gentileschi Grace Hopper Dolores Huerta Frida Kahlo Billie Jean King Audre Lorde Wilma Mankiller Toni Morrison Michelle Obama Sandra Day O'Connor Sally Ride Eleanor Roosevelt Margaret Sanger Sappho Nina Simone Gloria Steinem Kanno Sugako Harriet Tubman Mae West Virginia Woolf Malala Yousafzai Open to any page and find daily inspiration and lasting delight. Praise for The Little Book of Feminist Saints "A whistle-stop tour of inspiring women...?The artwork] deserves to be framed in every woman's living room."-Diva "Short, snappy and inspiring [with] glorious visuals."-Psychologies "This beautifully illustrated collection offers daily inspiration and humorous anecdotes to remind you why we worship these women so."-Hello Giggles "An enticing collection...?ierpont's pithy write-ups are accompanied by Thapp's funky, wonderfully expressive color illustrations, making for an engaging picture-book experience for adults...? Bold and sassy...?equired reading for any seeking to broaden their historical knowledge."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Small enough to tuck into a bag, this delightful book offers instant inspiration."-BookPage

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Author(s): Julia Pierpont
Original Publish Date: Mar 06, 2018

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