The 10 audacious women in this book didn’t know or care what a “glass ceiling” was - they just did what they had to do to make the world a better place. A world where women were respected, and nobody questioned whether they should be in positions of power.
You will meet:
● The mysterious shaman queen who inspired a Tomb Raider movie and badass wonder girl Lara Croft
● Two sisters who defeated the Chinese army with 80,000 volunteer fighters led by women generals, one of whom was their very own mother
● The first and only female emperor in China’s 3500-year history who was also a concubine, murderer, and poet
● The astronomer queen who could foretell the future and warded off an invasion by using her extraordinary powers
● The woman who wrote the world’s first novel 1200 years ago and still influences writers today
● The 12th-century royal sisters who brought universal education and health care to the people of the Khmer Kingdom
● The illiterate war bride and single mom who became the most powerful woman in the 13th century and brought up four sons that became great khans
● The warrior queen of Delhi, who rode an elephant into battles and who fought bravely to bring peace and prosperity to her people
Inspirational Bookmark: Made from 100% recycled stock and heavy gauged paper, this bookmark is perfect for keeping your place whenever you need to step away from the book you are reading.