McCann, Michelle Roehm and Amelie Ward. Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa. 2012. 248p. Beyond Words Publishing, $18,99 (9781582703619). Gr. 4 and up. [aw]
Scientists, artists, explorers, athletes– this book shares the stories of over 40 girls finding their places in the world. Scattered throughout are fun facts and writing from not-yet-famous girls around the world who plan to make their marks.