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She Persisted: Virginia Apgar - by Sayantani DasGupta & Chelsea Clinton (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 80

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: She Persisted

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Philomel Books

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Women

Author: Sayantani DasGupta & Chelsea Clinton

Language: English

Street Date: April 6, 2021
TCIN: 80892040
UPC: 9780593115770
Item Number (DPCI): 247-63-6030
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"A biography of Virginia Apgar in the She Persisted series"--



Book Synopsis



Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

In this chapter book biography by bestselling author and physician Sayantani DasGupta, readers learn about the amazing life of Virginia Apgar--and how she persisted.

There weren't many women who tried to become doctors when Virginia Apgar went to medical school--but she didn't let that stop her. After a professor discouraged from becoming a surgeon, she became an anesthesiologist instead and created the famous Apgar test to check the health of newborn babies. It's a test that's still used in hospitals across the world today!

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!

Praise for She Persisted: Virginia Apgar

A fast-paced tale that will spark curiosity--Dr. Apgar would approve. --Kirkus Reviews

Equally appealing for report writers and readers looking for role models. --Booklist



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Praise for She Persisted: Virginia Apgar

A fast-paced tale that will spark curiosity--Dr. Apgar would approve. --Kirkus Reviews

Equally appealing for report writers and readers looking for role models. --Booklist



About the Author



Dr. Sayantani DasGupta (sayantanidasgupta.com) is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed, Bengali folktale, and string theory-inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond books, the first of which--The Serpent's Secret--was a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Best Middle Grade Novel of the 21st Century, and an EB White Read Aloud Honor Book. Sayantani is a pediatrician by training, but now teaches at Columbia University. When she's not writing or reading, Sayantani spends time watching cooking shows with her trilingual children and protecting her black Labrador retriever Khushi from the many things that scare him, including plastic bags. She is a team member of We Need Diverse Books. You can follow Sayantani on Twitter @sayantani16.

Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game; Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma's Gardens and Gutsy Women; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaclinton.

Gillian Flint (gillianflint.com) is an illustrator who has a passion for painting in watercolors. She has been drawing and creating characters for as long as she can remember. Her work has been published in the USA, the UK and Australia. In her spare time she enjoys reading and gardening at her home in the UK. You can follow her on Instagram @gillianflint_illustration.

Alexandra Boiger (alexandraboiger.com) has illustrated nearly twenty picture books, including the She Persisted series by by Chelsea Clinton; the popular Tallulah series by Marilyn Singer; and the Max and Marla books, which she also wrote. Originally from Munich, Germany, she now lives outside of San Francisco, California, with her husband, Andrea; daughter, Vanessa; and two cats, Luiso and Winter. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram @alexandra_boiger.

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