Rebel Girls Climate Warriors: 25 Tales of Women Who Protect the Earth (Rebel Girls Minis)

by Rebel Girls (Author)

Rebel Girls Climate Warriors: 25 Tales of Women Who Protect the Earth (Rebel Girls Minis)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade

With fairy tale-like stories about Greta Thunberg, Autumn Peltier, and Rachel Carson, Rebel Girls Climate Warriors: 25 Tales of Environmental Allies spotlights the world-changing work of women on the frontlines of the fight for climate justice. Meet conservationists, activists, water protectors, philanthropists, authors, and other women from all over the world who have stood up to polluters and used their amazing talents to protect the planet. Climate Warriors is part of the award-winning Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series. Join Greta Thunberg for a climate strike. Plant a tree with Wangari Maathai. Stand with water protector Autumn Peltier. And turn trash into profits and independence with Isatou Ceesay. Rebel Girls Climate Warriors tells the stories of the ingenuity and commitment of these women and more, including Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood, Nigerian activist Esohe Ozigbo, Indigenous Ecuadorian leader Nemonte Nenquimo, and Thai landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom. It is illustrated by female and nonbinary artists from around the world. This collection of 25 stories follows in the footsteps of the New York Times best-selling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.

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"A book every elementary student should have on their bookshelf." -Common Sense Media
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JESS HARRITON (editor and author) is an editor at Rebel Girls, working on stories to delight and inspire girls 7 to 12. Previously, she was an editor at Penguin Random House, where she worked with best-selling and award-winning authors. Her writing has appeared in Concrete Literary Magazine and Jess graduated from Emerson College in 2013. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, in an apartment filled with books.

MAITHY VU (editor and author) is a Vietnamese American writer who loves surrealism and most things odd. While earning her BA in theater arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she spent time writing poetry, plays, and slightly bizarre sketches for an all-women comedy team. Maithy published her novella, Wounded Wisteria, in 2015, combining fiction in verse with her own watercolor illustrations. She earned her MLA in creative writing and literature at Harvard Extension School, where she completed her first novel, Squid Season. In early 2019, Maithy joined the editorial team at Rebel Girls. Since then, her colleagues have been given compulsory lectures about Taylor Swift on a weekly basis.

BINDI IRWIN (foreword) is a passionate wildlife conservationist, who has inherited her parents' love for wildlife and wild places. Born to Wildlife Warriors Steve and Terri Irwin, Bindi is a determined soul, destined to make a positive difference on the planet. Australia Zoo has always been her home. Every animal is part of her family. As Bindi has grown, so has her passion for conservation. She has traveled the world, visiting wild places, to learn more about the planet she wants to protect into the future. Through Wildlife Warriors, Bindi continues to work with her family to share the message of conservation.
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Guided Reading Level
Rebel Girls
Publication date
March 29, 2022
Rebel Girls Minis
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF037020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Conservation & Protection
JNF023000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Girls & Women
JNF065000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Recycling & Green Living
Library of Congress categories

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