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Your Call: Who are your favorite rad American women?

Mar 26, 2015

Who are your favorite rad American women? On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about City Lights’ first children’s book Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!  Writer by Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl chose 26 famous and unsung heroines. A is for Angela Davis, E is for Ella Baker, and P is for Patti Smith. Who would you add to the list? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Kate Schatz, writer, educator, and chair of the School of Literary Arts at Oakland School for the Arts

Miriam Klein Stahl, visual artist, co-founder/lead teacher of the Arts and Humanities Academy at Berkeley High School

Web resources:

Rad American Women A-Z website

Book tour itinerary

Publisher’s Weekly: City Lights Publishes First Children’s Book

NY Times op-ed: Where are the people of color in children’s books?

School Library Journal: Children’s Books: Still an All-White World?