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Brazen

Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

9781626728691

First Second
Available: 03/06/18
6.14 x 8.53 · 304 pages
Ages 14-18 years
9781626728691
CDN $23.50 · pb

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Penelope Bagieu

illustrated by Penelope Bagieu

Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen : their indomitable spirit.
With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
This title has Common Core connections.

Penelope Bagieu was born in Paris in 1982, to Corsican and Basque parents. She is a bestselling graphic novel author and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. She blogs, drums in a rock band, and watches lots of nature shows. Her books with First Second include Exquisite Corpse and California Dreamin '. Penelope Bagieu was born in Paris in 1982, to Corsican and Basque parents. She is a bestselling graphic novel author and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. She blogs, drums in a rock band, and watches lots of nature shows. Her books with First Second include Exquisite Corpse and California Dreamin '.