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Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

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PRODUCT: Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists
SIZE: 7" wide x 10" long
MATERIALS: Softcover
AUTHOR: Mikki Kendall
A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women’s rights by the New York Times bestselling author of Hood Feminism, Mikki Kendall.

“A beautifully drawn, hold-no-punches, surprisingly deep dive through the history of women’s rights around the world, which will entrance kids and adults alike.”—N. K. Jemisin, Hugo Award–winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy

The ongoing struggle for women’s rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide range of issues, such as the right to vote, work, get an education, own property, exercise bodily autonomy, and beyond. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists is a fun and fascinating graphic novel–style primer that covers the key figures and events that have advanced women’s rights from antiquity to the modern era. In addition, this compelling book illuminates the stories of notable women throughout history—from queens and freedom fighters to warriors and spies—and the progressive movements led by women that have shaped history, including abolition, suffrage, labor, civil rights, LGBTQ liberation, reproductive rights, and more.

Examining where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going, Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists is an indispensable resource for people of all genders interested in the fight for a more liberated future.

Illustrated by A. D'Amico. 208 pages. Approximate reading age: 12-17 years.
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