From the creators of the bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series. An irresistible collection of five chapter books about the real lives of five extraordinary women throughout history, including Ada Lovelace, Madam C. J. Walker, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Junko Tabei, and Alicia Alonso.This hardcover boxed set includes:
- Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code
- Madam C. J. Walker Builds a Business
- Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest
- Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains
- Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage
This gorgeous hardcover boxed set is the perfect gift to inspire any young reader. It contains five individual, historical fiction chapter books, each exploring the life and times of an extraordinary woman in global history. Readers will meet Ada Lovelace–a nineteenth-century pioneer in computer science; Madam C. J. Walker–an early leader in the African American beauty industry; Dr. Wangari Maathai–an environmental warrior and Nobel Peace Prize winner from Kenya; Junko Tabei–a champion in mountaineering who became the first woman to summit Mount Everest; and Alicia Alonso–a prima ballerina and remarkable creator in the world of dance.Each stunningly designed chapter book features at least ten full-color illustrations from a female artist, as well as bonus activities in the backmatter to encourage kids to explore the various fields in which each of these women thrived.