Book Of The Week: “Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World”

This week’s book recommendation comes from Samantha Edwards, Youth and Family Engagement Librarian at the Kansas City Public Library’s North-East Branch.

Samantha chose “Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World” by Pénélope Bagieu.

“Brazen is a graphic novel that features 12 historical stories of bold women from all parts of the world,” Samantha said. “Political revolutionaries, ancient Greek physicians, and mid-century artists; this book provides quick overviews of brave women in lively comic book formatting.”

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