Friday, December 29, 2017

Seven girl-power books for young readers

At the BN Kids Blog Maria Burel tagged seven books for young readers featuring strong females, including:
Frida Kahlo, by Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Gee Fan Eng

While she may have grown into an influential and world-renowned artist, that wasn’t Frida Kahlo’s original plan. As a child, she wanted to practice medicine, but a childhood accident destroyed that dream. Despite being just one of many obstacles placed in her path, Kahlo refuses to accept the curveballs thrown her way as defeat. Instead, from her bedside, she paints, and paints, and paints, ultimately producing over 140 works and making a name for herself all over the world.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue