With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Bakerto Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies. ...
|Title||:||Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World|
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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Reviews
Highly entertaining and wildly illustrated. Multiple woman from all walks of life and time periods all overcome some form of adversity to achieve great success.
4.5. I loved this author/illustrator's earlier Exquisite Corpse, I'm a feminist, and I love reading about individuals who have often been ignored by history so how could I pass this one up? The fact that the book contains thumbnail sketches of 29 women who didn't let societal expectations keep them from doing what they wanted reinforced my own personal thoughts that social norms often must be challenged but that there are sometimes prices paid by those who challenge them and try to change them. ...more
I'm sure it's partially due to having a really tough week, but I got so emotional reading this book. There were several points throughout reading this today that I got choked up...I was so overwhelmed by the successes of these women, the obstacles they faced, their brains, their panache, their feistiness. I really enjoyed Exquisite Corpse and California Dreamin', and after this, I am so solidly in Camp Bagieu, I need to track down all her work even if I can barely read it because it was never tr ...more
I will be purchasing a copy for my home library. It is perfection.
my skin is clear. my gpa is up. spring has come early. i'm hydrated. i have been cured of my nearsightedness.
i could not have d r e a m e d up a more perfect book.
this book contains: trans women, gay women, bi women, straight women, pan women, black women, asian women, native american women, middle eastern women, white women, autistic women, disabled women. there are living women and dead women and women who are so dead that it's like, maybe she was born around the year 350? there are women i'v ...more
I loved the diversity in this book. There are women featured from different times, different places, different backgrounds. They have made so many different things of themselves: scientists, inventors, activists, lawyers, warriors, perpetually learning and doing. Fascinating.
With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, Pénélope Bagieu profiles the lives of formidable female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison, or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, their stories are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
One of the most inspiring, invigorating, riotous books I’ve EVER read. Everyone needs to read this to realize it is NEVER too late to do what you want, be who you want, and change the world. Read this NOW.