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The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

af Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them -- women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century. While there's a lot of work to do, we know that throughout history and around the globe women have overcome the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us. That is the achievement of each of the women in this book. So how did they do it? The answers are as unique as the women themselves. Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, LGBTQ trailblazer Edie Windsor, and swimmer Diana Nyad kept pushing forward, no matter what. Writers like Rachel Carson and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie named something no one had dared talk about before. Historian Mary Beard used wit to open doors that were once closed, and Wangari Maathai, who sparked a movement to plant trees, understood the power of role modeling. Harriet Tubman and Malala Yousafzai looked fear in the face and persevered. Nearly every single one of these women was fiercely optimistic -- they had faith that their actions could make a difference. And they were right. To us, they are all gutsy women -- leaders with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. So in the moments when the long haul seems awfully long, we hope you will draw strength from these stories. We do. Because if history shows one thing, it's that the world needs gutsy women.… (mere)
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I think this book should be required reading for everyone in high school. Women have had to struggle all along to be allowed the same rights men have always had. Some of the stories in this book brought me to tears. Yet, despite the obstacles and the odds, the women didn’t give up. The freedoms women have today should never be taken for granted. They came at a great cost. ( )
  penelopemarzec | Mar 24, 2021 |
A lively and informative collection of essays which highlight bold women who changed the world in large and small ways. I especially appreciated reading about women (of color) whose stories had previously been unknown to me. ( )
  DrFuriosa | Dec 4, 2020 |
A collection of micro biographies of women who've made bold choices throughout history. ( )
  beebeereads | May 14, 2020 |
I'm not totally sure what I expected but it wasn't totally what I expected. Pocket bios of women, some well-known, many far less know but all interesting. It was good and worth reading but I think I would have enjoyed even more of Hilary and Chelsea's asides on how they were inspired or influenced by these women.
  amyem58 | Mar 4, 2020 |
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[Introduction] When CNN published the eye-catching headline "Rare blue pigment found in medieval woman's teeth rewrites history," we both read the article, then immediately sent it to each other.
As a young girl growing up outside Chicago in the 1950s, I personally did not know any woman who worked outside the home, except for my public school teachers and our town's librarians.
[Epilogue] It's hard to read the news and not feel grateful for brave, resiient women around the world.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them -- women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century. While there's a lot of work to do, we know that throughout history and around the globe women have overcome the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us. That is the achievement of each of the women in this book. So how did they do it? The answers are as unique as the women themselves. Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, LGBTQ trailblazer Edie Windsor, and swimmer Diana Nyad kept pushing forward, no matter what. Writers like Rachel Carson and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie named something no one had dared talk about before. Historian Mary Beard used wit to open doors that were once closed, and Wangari Maathai, who sparked a movement to plant trees, understood the power of role modeling. Harriet Tubman and Malala Yousafzai looked fear in the face and persevered. Nearly every single one of these women was fiercely optimistic -- they had faith that their actions could make a difference. And they were right. To us, they are all gutsy women -- leaders with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. So in the moments when the long haul seems awfully long, we hope you will draw strength from these stories. We do. Because if history shows one thing, it's that the world needs gutsy women.

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