Spectacular Sisters: Amazing Stories of Sisters from Around the World (Hardback)
  • Spectacular Sisters: Amazing Stories of Sisters from Around the World (Hardback)

Spectacular Sisters: Amazing Stories of Sisters from Around the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 09/12/2021
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Starring the special bond between sisters throughout history, with beautiful full-color illustrations, this fun and inspiring 208-page biography collection from author-illustrator Aura Lewis is perfect for fans of Rad American Women A-Z and the Women in Art/Science/Sports series.

Sisters are spectacular! They can be your biggest cheerleaders, your most trusted confidants, and your much-needed fashion advisors (as long as they're not stealing your clothes!).

But sisterhood can also be complex: full of rivalry, jealousy, and not-so-friendly competition. From pop culture sensations like the Kardashians/Jenners to civil rights activists Coretta Scott King and Edythe Scott Bagley to tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, these sisters-and so many others throughout history-have not only impacted art, culture, and society, but also illustrate the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.

At the end of the day, whether you're mortal enemies or best friends, spectacular sisters will always have your back. Share this book at home or in the classroom. It's a great source for capsule biographies of a wide variety of powerful women.

Featured in Mother Mag's "50+ Crowd-Pleasing Gifts for Kids" guide!

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9780062947659
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 694 g
Dimensions: 229 x 178 mm

"The author is keen to note the humanity in the women's interpersonal relationships by sharing instances of sibling rivalry, jealousy, and discord as well as the moments that celebrate the firm bonds of sisterhood. The work may inspire appreciation and further interest. A salute to sisterhood." - Kirkus Reviews "This collection offers fresh takes on sisters. Engaging and accessible essays set up historical and social contexts and offer details about personal relationships. An entertaining first stop for researchers, this unique collection should also attract plenty of browsers." - Booklist "Beautiful full-color illustrations. A unique take on history." - School Library Journal

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“Well done!”

The art is also spectacular, the prose compact yet clear, the choices for profiles is well planned, but the ebook presentation sadly lacking. I think that this would be marvelous and motivating in print as the sisters... More

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