Diana Taurasi (She Persisted)

by Monica Brown (Author) Gillian Flint (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: She Persisted

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Diana Taurasi!

When Diana Taurasi was a girl, professional women's basketball didn't exist in the US. But she worked hard to create opportunities for herself, winning championships throughout college and eventually going on to play for the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury and winning multiple Olympic gold medals.

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Monica Brown, readers learn about the amazing life of Diana Taurasi--and how she persisted.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Diana Taurasi's footsteps and make a difference!

And don't miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted, including Florence Griffith Joyner, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!

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Monica Brown
La DRA. MONICA BROWN es autora galardonada de libros multiculturales para niños, incluidos Frida y sus Animalitos; Sharuko: El arqueólogo peruano/Peruvian Archeologist Julio C. Tello; Waiting for the biblioburro/Esperando al biblioburro; Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina, y la serie de libros de Lola Levine. Sus trabajos han sido reseñados y ampliamente premiados, y han aparecido en medios como The New York Times, The Washington Post y All Things Considered de NPR. Su nuevo lanzamiento, Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julian and Joaquín Castro, es su libro número 13 para niños. Es profesora en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona y vive en Flagstaff con su familia. Puede conocer más de Mónica en su página web monicabrown.net y seguirla en su Twitter @monicabrownbks.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
September 06, 2022
She Persisted
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF018030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic/Latino
Library of Congress categories

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