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Perfect kid's book event for Women's History Month, March (with Bay Area authors!)
Date Saturday March 28
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
City Lights is located at 261 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco.
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorGabriela Pires
Emailgabriela [at] citylights.com
Address261 Columbus Avenue, SF.
Dear friends,

City Lights is proud to announce the publication of our first book for kids: Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl.

* Kate Schatz, based in Alameda, and Miriam Klein Stahl, of Berkeley, are available for interview. Book and art excerpts are available.

*Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 12:30pm at City Lights for their book launch hosted by Michelle Tea!
City Lights is located at 261 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco. More info here.

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* "There might be something more exciting than an illustrated alphabet of American heroines both famous and unsung, but I’m not sure what that thing would be. It’s a marvelous, simple idea executed beautifully."—BookRiot

* Like all A-Z books, this one illustrates the alphabet—but instead of "A is for Apple," A is for Angela—as in Angela Davis, the iconic political activist. B is for Billie Jean King, who shattered the glass ceiling of sports and C is for Carol Burnett, who defied assumptions about women in comedy. The list of amazing women goes on, spanning several centuries, multiple professions, and 26 diverse individuals. There are artists and abolitionists, scientists and suffragettes, rock stars and rabble-rousers, and agents of change of all kinds.

* "I feel honored to be included in this book. Women need to take radical steps to become feminists, and to be strong to fight for their rights and those of others facing oppression and discrimination. The world needs rad women to create a just society."—Dolores Huerta, Labor Leader, Civil Rights Activist

* "I need 2 of these books, one to read to all the kids in my life and one to rip the illustrations out of so I can frame them! This MUST HAVE super fun read fills in the missing pieces in so many kids' (and grown-ups') educations. Couldn't recommend it enough."—Kathleen Hanna, singer, Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and The Julie Ruin

Thanks for your consideration,
Gabriela
City Lights Publishers
Added to the calendar on Thursday Feb 26th, 2015 12:43 PM
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