Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood

Shaking Things Up

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood; illustrated by a variety of artists. 2018. Published by Harper Collins

Brief summary: There is a full paged illustration of the young women on the left with a brief biographic poem. There is also a short paragraph of when the women were born, died(some are still living), and their main contribution in which they are remembered.  Each woman is illustrated by a different illustrator. This collective biography is illustrated with many mediums.

Comments: Contents and timelines are in the front. Author’s notes is in the back with a rectangle of each woman that includes notes, sources, and further sources. Illustrators are Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin K. Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.

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