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Bygone badass broads : 52 forgotten women who changed the world / Mackenzi Lee ; illustrations by Petra Eriksson.

Lee, Mackenzi, (author.). Eriksson, Petra (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee's humorous and conversational storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 920 LEE 2018 (Text) 33892100536482 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/15/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419729256
  • ISBN: 141972925X
  • Physical Description: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-174).
Formatted Contents Note:
Express Xi Ling Shi -- Hatshepsut -- Agnodice -- Tru'ng Tra̐c & Tru'ng Nhị -- Queen Arawelo -- Fatima Al-Fihri -- Murasaki Shikibu -- Khutulun -- Sayyida Al-Hurra -- Mochizuki Chiyome -- Doña Ana Lezama de Urinza & Doña Eustaquia de Sonza -- Lady Margaret Cavendish -- King Christina of Sweden -- Julie d'Aubigny -- Sybilla Masters -- Sybil Ludington -- Anne Lister -- Ching Shih -- Mary Anning -- Mary Seacole -- Frederike Mandelbaum -- Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi -- Stagecoach Mary Fields -- Isabella Stewart Gardner -- Emily Warren Roebling -- Buffalo Calf Road Woman -- Mary Bowser & Bet Van Lew -- Marie Duval -- Fannie Farmer -- Juliette Gordon Low -- Annie Jump Cannon -- Clelia Duel Mosher -- Sarah Breedlove -- Edith Garrud -- Emmy Noether -- Alice Ball -- Dorothy Arzner -- Nwanyeruwa -- Rukmini Devi Arundale -- Mariya Oktyabrskaya -- Irene Sendler -- Ursula Nordstrom -- Elvira de la Furnte Chaudoir -- Jackie Mitchell -- Noor Inayat Khan -- Fanny Blankers-Koen -- Kumander Liwayway -- Azucena Villaflor -- Angela Morley -- Maria Tallchief -- The Mirabal sisters -- Lorraine Hansberry.
Summary, etc.:
Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee's humorous and conversational storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us. --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women > History > Biography.
Feminism > History.
World history.
Genre: Biographies.

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