The Editors of Beyond Words Publishing

Girls Who Rocked the World 2: Heroines from Harriet Tubman to Mia Hamm

Format: Book

The second in this series of books tells the stories of thirty real girls who changed history before reaching their twenties. Girls Who Rocked the World 2 features black-and-white photos and drawings to complement the inspiring stories of Golda Meir, Israeli prime minister, ambassador, and U.N. delegate; Rigoberta Menchu, Guatemalan activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize; Italian physicist Laura Bassi, one of the first women scientists in western history; Lauryn Hill, American singer and winner of multiple Grammy awards who produced her first album at age 17; Alexandra Nechita, internationally acclaimed Romanian artist; and others. The book also contains photos and writings of over 30 contemporary young women from across America who respond to the question, "How do you plan to rock the world?"

ISBN: 978-1-58270-025-0
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches