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From the globally well-known producer Mindy Kaling to the lesser-known freedom fighter Kasturba Gandhi, Indian women have been breaking ceilings and ushering in powerful change for decades. Learn 13 of their exceptional stories in Shakti Girls, where single rhyming poems illuminate each woman and reflect the diversity of India and its diaspora, including representations of over 10 different industries, such as women in science, politics, math, activism, sports, and more.
I received a digital copy of this book from Books Forward and Shakti Girls.
I voluntarily read and reviewed a copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Wonderful collection of stories of amazing women!
Our family thoroughly enjoys several biographical series aimed at children: She Persisted, Little Leaders, Ordinary People Change the World, to name a few. This remarkable collection of Indian women who have made important impacts on the world is one that will be added to our library immediately.
Delightful poetry with messages to inspire anyone.
Biography delivered in an accessible way makes a great impact on any reader. Not just facts and timelines listed, these poems bring the women to life and inspire readers of any background.
The Final Verdict
My rating: 5 stars
Would I recommend? Yes
Excellent addition to any library.
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