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About Shana Corey
When I was little, I loved stories about olden-day girls--my favorites were Betsy-Tacy, All-of-a-Kind Family, Little House On the Prairie. Imagine my delight when I went to college and discovered that I could take ENTIRE classes on olden-day girls! I learned to call it women's history, but really--it was the exact same topic I'd been interested in since I was five. Now, I have the great pleasure and honor of editing books for children myself. I also write picture books, most of them true stories about brave women and girls in history. When I'm not writing or editing, I'm usually reading with my two little boys.For additional resources, including lesson plans, book lists, and information on school visits, check out www.shanacorey.com.
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This Little Golden Book is a compelling introduction to an inspiring woman, written for the youngest readers. From a young age, Ruth Bader Ginsburg knew that she wanted to fight for girls and women to have equal rights. She studied and worked very hard and became just the second woman--and the first Jewish woman--to be a United States Supreme Court Justice. This is a terrific read for future trailblazers and their parents!
Look for these other Little Golden Book biographies: My Little Golden Book About Frida Kahlo, My Little Golden Book About Jackie Robinson, My Little Golden Book About Martin Luther King Jr., My Little Golden Book About George Washington, My Little Golden Book About Abraham Lincoln, My Little Golden Book About Balto, and My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed.
This Little Golden Book about Joe Biden--who overcame stuttering, served as Vice President under Barack Obama, and was elected the 46th President of the United States--is an inspiring read-aloud for young girls and boys.
Look for Little Golden Book biographies about these other inspiring people:
• Kamala Harris
• Misty Copeland
• Frida Kahlo
• Ruth Bader Ginsburg
• Dolly Parton
• Betty White
• Jackie Robinson
• Martin Luther King Jr.
• George Washington
• Abraham Lincoln
• Johnny Appleseed
Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era.
Prim and proper?
Dainty and delicate?
She loved the outdoors, and she yearned for adventure! Born into a family of pathfinders and pioneers, she too wanted to make a difference in the world--and nothing would stop her.
Combining her ancestors’ passion for service with her own adventurous spirit and her belief that girls could do anything, she founded the Girl Scouts. One hundred years later, they continue to have adventures, do good deeds, and make a difference!
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With clear and accessible language, independent readers can learn how the lessons and love from Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped him; how the places he lived influenced him; and how he turned his childhood feeling of being an outsider into a positive driving force that propelled him into the history books!
Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics—for children who are ready to read on their own.