Women Who Changed the World

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Written by Laurie Calkhoven, Illustrated by Patricia Castelao


I really liked the fact that this book included women from really far back, up until the present. I learned a lot about each of the women…some of it was a little bizarre. I think this is a great book for everybody to read, but I’m hoping that the boys will check it out more than the girls. The only downside was the background made it hard to read about some of the women. My youngest daughter liked the cartoon characters, while I really liked the real photos of them.

Review by Allyson Rolfe, Granger Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 3-6

Women Who Changed the World
Written by Laurie Calkhoven, Illustrated by Patricia Castelao
Scholastic, Inc.
96 pages
Release Date: 2016
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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3 thoughts on “Women Who Changed the World”

  1. I know some students that would love to read a book like this. It’s good to read about things that happened in real life.

  2. Christine Fotheringham

    Great review Allyson, it’s great to see some non-fiction reviews once in a while. Was this a graphic non-novel?

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