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This hardcover boxed set includes:
- Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code
- Madam C. J. Walker Builds a Business
- Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest
- Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains
- Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage
This gorgeous hardcover boxed set is the perfect gift to inspire any young reader. It contains five individual, historical fiction chapter books, each exploring the life and times of an extraordinary woman in global history. Readers will meet Ada Lovelace—a nineteenth-century pioneer in computer science; Madam C. J. Walker—an early leader in the African American beauty industry; Dr. Wangari Maathai—an environmental warrior and Nobel Peace Prize winner from Kenya; Junko Tabei—a champion in mountaineering who became the first woman to summit Mount Everest; and Alicia Alonso—a prima ballerina and remarkable creator in the world of dance.
Each stunningly designed chapter book features at least ten full-color illustrations from a female artist, as well as bonus activities in the backmatter to encourage kids to explore the various fields in which each of these women thrived.
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Stronger together! Rebel Girls’ favorite stories come together in an inspiring box set that introduces five extraordinary women throughout history. From the ballerina who overcame blindness to the first self-made female millionaire, each beautifully illustrated chapter book follows these women as they overcome challenges and pursue their biggest, boldest dreams – a must-read for your young reader.
Featured Women Include:
Ada Lovelace, the computer programming pioneerMadam C. J. Walker, the hair care entrepreneur and America’s first female self-made millionaireJunko Tabei, the first female climber to summit Mount EverestDr. Wangari Maathai, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning environmental activistAlicia Alonso, the world-renowned and visually-impaired prima ballerina
Uncover the groundbreaking inventions of Ada Lovelace and the challenges she faced as a pioneer in STEM.
Learn the exciting business of Madam C. J. Walker on her journey from budding entrepreneur to overseeing a business empire.
Explore the thrilling adventures of Junko Tabei on her quest to climb the tallest mountain in the world.
Discover the inspiring story of environmental activist Dr. Wangari Maathai as she plants a seed to change her community.
Follow the awe-inspiring career of Alicia Alonso as she adapts to disability and dances all over the world.
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