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Girls Rebel!: Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Mold
This title covers these subjects: Women -- Biography., Women -- History., Success.
Girls Rebel!: Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Mold
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Girls Rebel!: Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Mold

Never before have so many awesome women been celebrated in one book. The incredible women featured in this book fought for their beliefs, broke society's rules, and forever changed the world. Their words change us. Their power amazes us. Their talent awes us. And their stories inspire us all.

Reading LevelGrades 4-5
Interest LevelGrades 4-8
Lexile Level770L
ATOS Level5.5
AR Points1
AR Quiz #160463
Early Intervention Level28
Text TypeNarrative Nonfiction
PublisherCapstone Press
Page Dimensions8" x 10"
Page Count64
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $35.32 School/Library Price

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Booklist - Ilene Cooper

"The title and subtitle are dramatic, but this features well-known women, many of whom have appeared in stand-alone biographies. Still, having all these trailblazers, especially contemporary women, in one volume is a good idea. . . .this is useful as a starting point to further research." - Booklist

October 1, 2013

School Library Journal - Rita Meade, Brooklyn Public Library, NY

"These books are eye-catching, engaging, and chock-full of information. With snapshot profiles of numerous inspiring and accomplished women in the fields of sports, politics, music, etc., there’s a lot offered in terms of diversity of subjects." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2013

Library Media Connection - Honor Zalewski, Librarian, Cumberland County Public Schools, Cumberland, Virgini

"Middle school students will flock to this eye-catching set on important women in history. Some of the women have overcome color and gender barriers as well as physical challenges. Although these books do not contain a lot of details, students can easily use them as a starting point for research or for reading pleasure." - Library Media Connection

August 1, 2014


Booklist's Quick Tips, "Unpacking a Standard: With Series Nonfiction" - Julie Green

"Girls Rebel! is a compilation of important figures who have helped to change the way the world sees and treats women. After students have read through the book, ask them to use the arguments in the text as evidence to create a possible rubric that the author may have used to determine which women should be included in the book. Using that same rubric, have students identify who they think the author may think is the biggest “rebel,” using quotes from the text as support." - Booklist's Quick Tips, "Unpacking a Standard: With Series Nonfiction"

September 30, 2013

New Moon girls, "Lacey Recommends" - Lacey Louwagie

"Do you march to the beat of your own drum? Is what YOU think different from what those around you think? You are in good company! This book offers brief biographies of women who saw things in a unique way, from astronaut Sally Ride to Sister Mother Theresa." - New Moon girls, "Lacey Recommends"

January 1, 2016

Reading Today Online - Barbara A. Ward, Washington State University Pullman

"Brief vignettes with photographs alongside them describe the feats of many women through the ages who looked at the way the world operates and decided to take action. . . .A good place for young feminists to start reading about others who paved the way for them, the book carefully avoids featuring only women from the United States." - Reading Today Online

October 2, 2013


Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

"An eclectic and ethnically diverse mix of history-changing women from the nineteenth century to today — opera singer Maria Callas to rap group Salt-N-Pepa; Iranian activist Shirin Ebadi to astronaut Sally Ride — fill the pages in this girl-empowering series. Using a jam-packed magazine format, the accessible texts are informative; sporadic first-person narratives lend a more intimate vibe." - Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

March 20, 2014

Heather E. Schwartz

Heather E. Schwartz

Heather E. Schwartz writes books for kids from her home in upstate New York. She loves writing because she loves learning new things, brainstorming creative ideas, and moving words around on a page. In her spare time, she runs a website for young writers ( She also enjoys baking cookies in fun shapes, throwing holiday parties, walking in the woods, eating cider donuts, and spending time with her family.

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