Author(s): Kathleen Krull
"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher UlrichMany awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series.Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults.
KATHLEEN KRULL is an acclaimed biographer for young readers. Her books have received rave reviews and won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor Award. She is also the author of "Louisa May's Battle," "Pocahontas," and "A Woman for President." Kathleen lives in San Diego, California, with her husband. Visit Kathleen online at www.kathleenkrull.com.DAVID LEONARD is the illustrator of "Today on Election Day" and numerous other children's books. He splits his time between New Jersey and Rio de Janeiro with his wife and twin girls. Visit him online at www.davidleonard.com.