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The ABCs of Women's History - (The ABCs of History) by Rio Cortez (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • In a beautiful picture book brimming with G for Groundbreaking women, writer and poet Rio Cortez and illustrator Lauren Semmer celebrate all the joys, challenges, and historic forward movement of women's history in the United States.
  • 8-12 Years
  • 9.25" x 9.25" Hardcover
  • 64 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, Biography & Autobiography
  • Series Name: The ABCs of History

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About the Book



"In a beautiful picture book brimming with G for Groundbreaking women, writer, poet, and National Book Award nominee, Rio Cortez, and illustrator Lauren Semmer celebrate all the joys, challenges, and historic forward movement of women's history in the United States. This is a book of people, of ideas, of accomplishments and events. It's a book about Artists, Activists and Allies, about Civil Rights and Choice, about Freedom Fighters, Headliners, Justice and Labor. It's about historic moments-Kamala Harris being sworn in as the first African-American and first Asian-American Vice President of the United States; Title IX passing through Congress; Seneca Falls where the first women's rights convention was held; the Riot Grrrls movement, and so much more. The ABCs of Women's History is a story of persistence. It's a story of pride. And it's a story of progress. This book celebrates the disruptors, the dreamers, the determined, and the do-it-yourself-ers who continue to inspire the next generation of women to build a brighter, better tomorrow"--



Book Synopsis



In a beautiful picture book brimming with G for Groundbreaking women, writer and poet Rio Cortez and illustrator Lauren Semmer celebrate all the joys, challenges, and historic forward movement of women's history in the United States.

This is a book of people, of ideas, of accomplishments and events. It's a book about Artists, Activists and Allies, about Civil Rights and Choice, about Freedom Fighters, Headliners, Justice and Labor. It's about historic moments--Kamala Harris being sworn in as the first African-American and first Asian-American Vice President of the United States; Title IX passing through Congress; Seneca Falls where the first women's rights convention was held; the Riot Grrrls movement, and so much more.

The ABCs of Women's History is a story of persistence. It's a story of pride. And it's a story of progress. This book celebrates the disruptors, the dreamers, the determined, and the do-it-yourself-ers who continue to inspire the next generation of women to build a brighter, better tomorrow.



About the Author



Rio Cortez is a writer and Pushcart-nominated poet who has received fellowships from Poet's House, Cave Canem, and CantoMundo foundations. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Miami Rail, and Mother Magazine, among others. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Rio writes and lives in Harlem, USA.


Lauren Semmer is an artist, children's book illustrator, and designer. She studied drawing at St. Paul College of Visual Arts and art history at New York University. Lauren's bright and charming work is featured on everything from kid's wall art to children's apparel. She lives in Manhattan with her family.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.25 Inches (H) x 9.25 Inches (W) x .65 Inches (D)
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Number of Pages: 64
Series Title: The ABCs of History
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Theme: Women
Format: Hardcover
Author: Rio Cortez
Language: English
Street Date: February 4, 2025
TCIN: 92388470
UPC: 9781523523290
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-2846
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.65 inches length x 9.25 inches width x 9.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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