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Stand up! : 10 mighty women who made a change  Cover Image Book Book

Stand up! : 10 mighty women who made a change / by Brittney Cooper ; illustrated by Cathy Ann Johnson.


"[With a conversational tone] tells the stories of ten historic female figures who changed the world by standing up for what's right, including legendary Civil Rights activists like Ruby Bridges and Rosa Parks and spanning to contemporary role models like Bree Newsome, who removed the confederate flag from the South Carolina state house grounds, and Mari Copeny, a youth activist who fought for clean water in Flint, Michigan. [The author's] . . . text depicts both famous and unsung Black women who took a stand and made the world a better place for future generations. Each heroic figure is interconnected by a united quest for equity, and offers young readers a . . . call to action, reminding them that they are mighty too, and can be forces for change when they stand up!"--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781338763850
  • ISBN: 1338763857
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition, August 2022.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., 2022.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Subject: African American women political activists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women, Black > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Political participation > Juvenile literature.
Social action > Juvenile literature.
Assertiveness in children > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library j305.48 COOP (Text) 35920505786358 New Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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