visión de conjunto:Críticas Each poem and illustration...shines with a personality all its own -- Shelf Awareness (starred review) Encouraging profiles of astronauts artists and activists both honor past accomplishments and point toward ways young readers themselves might change the world too. -- Publishers Weekly The different artistic styles and the variety of poetry are sure to keep readers' interest. -- Booklist [T]his book has definitely made an impact on my life -- Kitt Shapiro daughter of Eartha Kitt An additional purchase for elementary history and poetry collections. -- School Library Journal Reseña del editor A stellar ensemble of picture book creators―all women―join together to celebrate a sampling of history’s young female revolutionaries. Inspired by the Womens March and the ongoing focus on women’s rights―here is the ideal introduction for the next generation of tenacious and determined rabble-rousers.Well-behaved women seldom make history. ―Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Pulitzer Prize-winning historianFresh accessible and inspiring Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women―each paired with a noteworthy female artist―to the next generation of activists trail-blazers and rabble-rousers. From the award-winning author of Ada’s Violin Susan Hood this is a poetic and visual picture book that celebrates persistent women throughout history. Among the powerful pairings: Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall takes on heroic World War II spies Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne; Selina Alko is matched with the brave Malala Yousafzai; New York Times bestselling illustrator Emily Winfield Martin is paired with the inventor of the controversial one-piece bathing suit Annette Kellerman; and Shadra Strickland introduces America’s first known female firefighter Molly Williams. While women make up over half of the U.S. population they face discrimination have less representation in government and other fields and struggle every day for their human rights. It is more important now than ever to raise a generation of girls who in the face of adversity persevere. This book was written illustrated edited and designed by women. Includes a foreword by a prominent female activist an author’s note a timeline and additional resources. This book features: Selina Alko Sophie Blackall Lisa Brown Hadley Hooper Emily Winfield Martin Oge Mora Julie Morstad Sara Palacios LeUyen Pham Erin Robinson Isabel Roxas Shadra Strickland and Melissa Sweet. Biografía del autor Susan Hood is the author of more than two hundred children's books including Ada's Violin the 2017 winner of Bank Street's Flora Stieglitz Straus Award given annually to a distinguished work of nonfiction which serves as an inspiration to young people and the acclaimed Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World. Visit her at www.susanhoodbooks.com. Sophie Blackall is the illustrator of many acclaimed picture books including Finding Winnie for which she received the Caldecott Medal one of the most prestigious children's book awards in the world. Her artwork has also appeared in murals as part of the New York City MTA's Arts for Transit program. She lives in Brooklyn New York. Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than one hundred books. Her work has been in magazines on greeting cards and on her living room walls. Melissa has received the Caldecott Honor Medal twice among many other awards including the Sibert Medal and is a New York Times bestselling author and artist. Melissa lives in Maine. You can visit her at www.melissasweet.net. LeUyen Pham has voted in every single presidential election since she turned eighteen. She is the author and illustrator of A Piece of Cake All the Things I Love About You and Big Sister Little Sister. She has illustrated many other picture books including the New York Times bestsellers Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio and Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore. LeUyen lives with her husband and sons in California. Julie Morstad is the author and illustrator of Today and How To. She has illustrated many books for children including Swan The Dress and the Girl This Is Sadie and Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Julie makes her home in Vancouver British Columbia where she lives with her family. You can find her at www.juliemorstad.com. Lisa Brown is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of How To Be Sometimes You Get What You Want and the New York Times bestselling book The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. Selina Alko grew up in Canada like Joni Mitchell. And like Joni Selina has been a painter since she was a child. She loves mixing materials together to create artwork for her award-winning children's books. Besides working in her studio Selina likes to travel be involved in her community and spend time with her children. Selina makes her home in Brooklyn New York with her family and their two parakeets Sunny and Snowy. Sara Palacios is the recipient of the 2012 Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor for her work on Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina. A native of Mexico Sara graduated from the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico City with a degree in digital graphic techniques and went on to earn BFA and MFA degrees in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She works with a variety of media such as collage ink and digital artwork.