Standing on Her Shoulders

Suitable for 9 - 10 years

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A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us – from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere. Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us – from our mothers, sisters, aunts and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance. Monica Clark-Robinson’s lyrical text encourages young girls to learn about the powerful and trailblazing women who laid the path for their own lives and empowers them to become role models themselves. Acclaimed illustrator Laura Freeman’s remarkable art showcases a loving intergenerational family and encourages girls to find female heroes in their own lives. Includes: Serena Williams, Megan Rapinoe, Simone Biles, Chloe Kim, Mary Cassatt, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keefe, Faith Ringgold, Hilary Clinton, Deb Haaland, Shirley Chisholm, Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, Mary Church Terrell, Jane Addams, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Septima Poinsette Clark, Louisa May Alcott, Maya Angelou, Zora Neale Hurston, Sacagawea, Bessie Coleman, Nellie Bly, Ynès Mexia and Harriet Chalmers Adams.

  • Standing on Her Shoulders will inspire girls of all ages to follow in the footsteps of these amazing women.
  • This stunning hardcover gift book comes with a protective dust jacket – making it a gift for a lifetime

PRAISE FOR STANDING ON HER SHOULDERS “Passionate text and exquisite illustrations, this is a picture book for all ages!” – Jennifer, GoodReads“Clark-Robinson celebrates the ways in whcih women have opened doors for the girls and women coming after them. intergenerational embrace. Uplifting.”- Kirkus“Vibrantly-colored pages… Standing on Her Shoulders is an excellent resource, sure to serve as a starting point for further research and to help excited readers start planning for their own futures.”Book Page

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809 in SCB Offer December 2023





Date published

March 4th, 2021

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  • 40 pages




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