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 Bakerto Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies. ...
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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Reviews
An absolute pleasure and wonder to read: the info is fantastic, the artwork really brings it to life, and the whole experience of reading it is joyful. More books like this are a must.
I don't have anything bad to say about this. I loved the illustrations, the colors.. oh and the stories about the ladies who rocked the world.
Highly entertaining and wildly illustrated. Multiple woman from all walks of life and time periods all overcome some form of adversity to achieve great success.
With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, Pénélope Bagieu profiles the lives of formidable female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison, or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, their stories are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
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There are a lot of fun graphic novels about feminism coming out lately, like THE LITTLE BOOK OF FEMINIST SAINTS and DEAD FEMINISTS: HISTORIC HEROINES LIVING IN COLOR. I think this is great because graphic novels are a medium that are accessible to a wide range of ages (kids and adults), which makes them an excellent resource for classrooms and libraries. In terms of maturity levels, though, BRAZEN (as befitting its name), definitely seems l ...more
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This was super informative and fun, and also, so very pretty. If learning about some badass ladies from the days of yore is your thing, then I definitely think this book will be a win. I wasn't sure how I'd feel about the format, but the graphic novel was actually kind of perfect? Obviously, it didn't go in depth about any one woman; that wasn't the point of the book. There was a gre ...more
I will be purchasing a copy for my home library. It is perfection.
It seems like now that feminism is super marketable, every publisher has a collective biography of trailblazing women. I’m all for celebrating the accomplishments of women, but all this corporate feminism just conjures the ghosts of Adorno and Horkheimer.
But check this one out. This collection of short autobiographies in comic form is particularly wonderful. The selections are varied and completely fascinating. Bagieu’s comics are beautiful, stylish, and charming. The lines of her drawings make ...more