Women Who Broke the Rules Judy Blume

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802737960
Release Date: 2015-06-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults.

Women Who Broke the Rules Judy Blume

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802737953
Release Date: 2015-06-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults.

Women Who Broke the Rules Sonia Sotomayor

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802737984
Release Date: 2015-06-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court"--

Women Who Broke the Rules Coretta Scott King

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802738264
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." --Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many aweinspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our country, women have left a lasting mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this delightful young biography series. Coretta Scott King played a vital role in the Civil Rights movement. She gave concerts to raise funds and awareness for her causes, winning people's hearts with music in addition to marches, politics, or demonstrations. After MLK Jr.'s assassination Coretta kept on marching and stepped in to fill his shoes, at first using his words to carry on the work, and then finding her own.

Judy Blume

Author: Kathleen Tracy
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313342725
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Highlights the life and achievements of the author who is best known for her candid works about children going through puberty and other life changes.

Women Who Broke the Rules Dolley Madison

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802737939
Release Date: 2015-06-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!

Women Who Broke the Rules Mary Todd Lincoln

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802738257
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: History

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." --Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many aweinspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our country, women have left a lasting mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this delightful young biography series. Mary Todd Lincoln's determined spirit made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. She was witty and highly educated, although that wasn't popular for women of her time. Though born and raised in the South, she opposed slavery and supported her husband's quest to save the Union. No matter what criticism or hardship she faced, including her husband's assassination, she remained loyal to her country.

Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume

Author: Jennifer OConnell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416546111
Release Date: 2007-06-05
Genre: Literary Collections

"I wonder if Judy Blume really knows how many girls' lives she affected. I wonder if she knows that at least one of her books made a grown woman finally feel like she'd been a normal girl all along. . . ." -- FROM Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume Whether laughing to tears reading Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great or clamoring for more unmistakable "me too!" moments in Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, girls all over the world have been touched by Judy Blume's poignant coming-of-age stories. Now, in this anthology of essays, twenty-four notable female authors write straight from the heart about the unforgettable novels that left an indelible mark on their childhoods and still influence them today. After growing up from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing into Smart Women, these writers pay tribute, through their reflections and most cherished memories, to one of the most beloved authors of all time.

Blubber

Author: Judy Blume
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481410137
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Jill goes along with the rest of the fifth-grade class in tormenting a classmate and then finds out what it is like when she, too, becomes a target. Reissued with a fresh new look and cover art. Simultaneous.

Forever

Author: Judy Blume
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447280361
Release Date: 2014-05-29
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Do you remember the first time? Forever is still the bravest, freshest, fruitiest and most honest account of first love, first sex and first heartbreak ever written for teens. It was a book ahead of its time - and remains, after forty years in print, a teenage bestseller from the award-winning Judy Blume. With a gorgeous cover, Forever is a teen classic ripe for a new generation of readers.

Tiger Eyes

Author: Judy Blume
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481414395
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Davey Wexler's father is killed in a holdup in Atlantic City, her mother moves Davey and her brother to Los Alamos to get away from the memories--but Davey is a girl frozen in fear and anger, until she meets an older boy called Wolf who can read hertiger eyes.

The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can

Author: Tererai Trent
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698140035
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An inspirational picture book autobiography from Oprah Winfrey’s "All-Time Favorite Guest” This is the story of a little girl with big dreams. All the girl ever wanted was an education. But in Rhodesia, education for girls was nearly impossible. So she taught herself to read and write with her brother’s schoolbooks and to count while watching cattle graze. When the girl became a young wife and mother, she wrote her goals on a scrap of paper and buried them in a can—an ancient ritual that reminded her that she couldn't give up on her dreams. She dreamed of going to America and earning one degree; then a second, even higher; and a third, the highest. And she hoped to bring education to all the girls and boys of her village. Would her dreams ever come true? Illustrated with Jan Spivey Gilchrist’s graceful watercolors, Dr. Tererai Trent’s true story of perseverance is sure to inspire readers of all ages. From the Hardcover edition.

I Dissent

Author: Debbie Levy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481465601
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.

Smart Women

Author: Judy Blume
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101572566
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Fiction

Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror. But even smart women sometimes have a lot to learn-and they will, when B.B.'s ex-husband moves in next door to Margo...

Shelf Discovery

Author: Lizzie Skurnick
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061878664
Release Date: 2009-07-21
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Remember that book you read at that time in your life when everything seemed to be going crazy—the one book that brought the world into focus and helped soothe your raging teenage angst?