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Leading the Way: Women In Power

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Leading the Way: Women In Power by Janet Howell and Theresa Howell
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Oct 08, 2019 | ISBN 9781536208467
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    Oct 08, 2019 | ISBN 9781536208467 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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We learn and become inspired by example, and what better examples for girls than the brave and barrier-breaking women in Leading the Way: Women in Power? The women profiled here were once girls who not only dreamed big but went big. These women from different backgrounds, in different circumstances, chose to lead, and I hope the young readers of this book do the same!
—Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

Inspiring more young women to be politically active makes this book important to our future!
—U.S. Senator Tim Kaine

It is so important that we inspire young people to become active in politics. The fifty women in this book are groundbreaking role models for our kids.
—U.S. Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton

Focusing more on each woman’s achievements and major areas of interest than party affiliation or political lean, the authors offer a good mix of players on state and local as well as national stages, with a conscious eye to diversity…younger activists and public servants in search of courageous, tough-minded role models will be spoiled for choice even before they get to the concluding list of 30 "more leaders to discover." Makes a strong case that where "she persisted," others really can follow.
—Kirkus Reviews

A book that deserves to be read front to back. Girls will feel inspired by this diverse and accomplished group who made their voices heard in order to incite real change. Researchers will find a variety of heroes to study and admire.
—School Library Journal

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