The book of queens : legendary leaders, fierce females, and wonder women who ruled the world /

by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren [author.]; National Geographic Society (U.S.) [issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: National Geographic kids: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2019]Description: 175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781426335358; 1426335350; 9781426335365; 1426335369.Subject(s): Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women heads of state -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Queens -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Celebrities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women artists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Leadership in women -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Biography | Women heads of state -- Biography | Leadership in women | JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Royalty | JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical | JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General | Women scientists | Women athletes | Women artists | Queens | Celebrities | Leadership in women | Women | Women heads of state | Informational works | Illustrated works | Biographies | Juvenile works | Informational works | Illustrated works | Biographies
Contents:
All hail the queen! -- Empire builders -- Women of action -- Revolutionary rulers -- Culture shapers -- Monarchs of the arts -- Legendary leaders -- Queens of knowledge -- Queens of adventure.
Summary: "They're queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports stars, artists, and others who are changing the world. Welcome to The Book of Queens, where being a regal royal doesn't just mean wearing a crown." -- back cover.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Home library Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Books Altadena Main Library
Children's New Book Shelf J 305.4 DRI Available 39270004906404

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Empire builders, legendary leaders, revolutionary rebels, powerful pioneers, and more ... discover more than 100 wonder women who prove that girls totally rule. <br> <br> They're queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines of change, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nation, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports legends, and artists who are have risen to the top of their fields. Welcome to The Book of Queens, where being a mighty monarch doesn't just mean wearing a crown. Leaders like these come from all over the globe and have different talents. But most of all? They rule!<br> <br> Are you ready to be inspired by the most powerful women in history? Some wielded their might for good while others let their power go to their heads. Yet all were powerful people who changed the course of history. From Elizabeth I to Cleopatra to Beyonce, every regal ruler in this book showcases the kind of guts, smarts, and strength it takes to lead. And while there are some wonder women you might recognize, others may leave you wondering why so many brave, smart, and hardworking ladies have gone unnoticed ... until now. Whether real-life royals or average Janes who rose to rule, get ready to be inspired by their stories.

Includes index.

All hail the queen! -- Empire builders -- Women of action -- Revolutionary rulers -- Culture shapers -- Monarchs of the arts -- Legendary leaders -- Queens of knowledge -- Queens of adventure.

"They're queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports stars, artists, and others who are changing the world. Welcome to The Book of Queens, where being a regal royal doesn't just mean wearing a crown." -- back cover.

Novelist Select