Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

In this book of poems, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil. You’ll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six year old who helped end segregation in the South. And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create.

 

By Susan Hood

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World