Standing on Her Shoulders (Hardcover)

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Description


A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.

Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance in the United States.

Monica Clark-Robinson's lyrical text encourages young girls to learn about the powerful and trailblazing women who laid the path for their own lives and empowers them to become role models themselves. Acclaimed illustrator Laura Freeman's remarkable art showcases a loving intergenerational family and encourages girls to find female heroes in their own lives.

Standing on Her Shoulders will inspire girls of all ages to follow in the footsteps of these amazing women.

About the Author


Laura Freeman is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honoree. She has illustrated more than 30 books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, two sons, two cats, and a fish.
Monica Clark-Robinson is passionate about stories -- writing them, acting them out on stage, and reading them. She believes that the stories of our past can help us create the story for our future. She is the author of Let the Children March, which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book for Illustration and a Kirkus Best Book. She lives in Arkansas with her family.

Praise For…


Praise for Standing On Her Shoulders:

"Clark-Robinson celebrates the ways in whcih women have opened doors for the girls and women coming after them. ...an intergenerational embrace. Uplifting."--Kirkus

"Vibrantly-colored pages...Standing on Her Shoulders is an excellent resource, sure to serve as a starting point for further research and to help excited readers start planning for their own futures."--Book Page



Praise for Standing On Her Shoulders:

"Clark-Robinson celebrates the ways in whcih women have opened doors for the girls and women coming after them. ...an intergenerational embrace. Uplifting."--Kirkus

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338358001
ISBN-10: 1338358006
Publisher: Orchard Books
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2021
Pages: 40
Language: English