Speak Up, Speak Out!: The Extraordinary Life of Fighting Shirley Chisholm

Speak Up, Speak Out!: The Extraordinary Life of Fighting Shirley Chisholm

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"A biography of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to the House of Representatives and the first Black woman to run for president with a major political party"--

Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Published: 01/04/2022
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.40w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9781426372360
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Foreword 12/27/2021
Booklist 01/01/2022 pg. 64
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2022
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2022

About the Author
Tonya Bolden is a critically acclaimed award-winning author and recipient of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, D.C.'s Nonfiction Award. She has authored and edited more than 40 books, including Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl (Coretta Scott King Honor book), M.L.K.: Journey of a King (NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children), and George Washington Carver (Virginia Library Association Jefferson Cup Award and Cleveland Public Library Sugarman Award). Acclaimed for her "skilled storytelling," "lively text," and "impeccably-researched" topics, Bolden has received numerous starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal. Bolden, who loved reading and writing as a child, earned her bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a master's degree from Columbia University. She lives in New York City. Author website: tonyaboldenbooks.com.