My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?

By Jennifer Fosberry

New York Times Bestseller!

Just How significant Can a bit lady Dream?
Ask Isabella...
She takes a wild ride-and discovers the sky is the limit!

"This story...speaks frankly approximately self-identity and self confirmation as Isabella comes to a decision on the finish that she is really herself...because she possesses the simplest elements of all the girls she seems up to."
-ForeWord Magazine

"The colourful mixed-media paintings reinforces the fanciful, upbeat tone of the publication. Use this tale to ignite younger readers' curiosity in women's history."
-School Library Journal

Who Is Your Hero?

Isabella's contain U.S. Astronaut Sally experience, activist Rosa Parks, and sharpshooter Annie Oakley-but there isn't any higher hero than Isabella's personal mommy!

Join Isabella on an event of discovery-and learn the way imagining to be those outstanding girls teaches her the significance of being her impressive self.

A rollicking read-aloud and fantastic "read-to-myself" tale, My identify isn't Isabella is taking pictures hearts and awards, including:

  • Silver ForeWord e-book of the yr Award for photograph Books
  • Gold Moonbeam kid's ebook Award
  • Gold self sustaining writer publication Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List

Jennifer Fosberry is a technology geek became kid's e-book author. until eventually lately, she labored as a undertaking supervisor in Silicon Valley within the high-tech digital box. She at the moment divides her time among the San Francisco Bay quarter and Costa Rica together with her husband and 3 children.

Mike Litwin combines various media to create scenes that serve the mind's eye and schooling of girls. A graduate of the East Carolina collage college of paintings and layout, he performs either clothier and illustrator with a frequently wacky, consistently pleasant sort that uniquely blends playful innocence with devilish mischief. Illustrating and telling tales for kids is his ardour, his leisure, and his dream. He at the moment lives in Greenville, North Carolina, together with his spouse and 3 daughters.

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ELIZABETH BLACKWELL (1821–1910): Elizabeth Blackwell was once the 1st lady to visit tuition to turn into a physician. She made up our minds that she desired to be a physician after a ailing buddy acknowledged she was once unhappy there have been no ladies medical professionals to regard her. Elizabeth utilized to greater than twenty-five faculties that stated no to her. eventually, Geneva collage in manhattan stated they'd settle for her if all her male classmates may agree. they could have notion it used to be a comic story, yet they stated certain. Elizabeth accomplished first in her type in January 1849.

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Annie traveled all through the US and Europe, acting with “Buffalo Bill's Wild West” convey. Annie advised people who she fought which will compete and practice as a lady. She additionally informed them that she constantly dressed and acted like a woman. A SHARPSHOOTER is someone who can shoot a gun and hit a goal repeatedly and intensely effectively. ROSA PARKS (1913–2005): Rosa Parks was once a civil rights activist. She lived in Montgomery, Alabama, at a time whilst humans of colour weren't taken care of similar to white humans.

Then who has been dozing in my daughter's mattress? " requested the mum. "I am SALLY, the best, hardest astronaut who ever used to be! " "Well Sally, BLAST away from bed, wear your spacesuit and are available downstairs for breakfast. " "Good morning, Sally," the mummy stated. "It's time for breakfast, pull up a chair. " "My identify isn't Sally! " acknowledged the little woman. “Then who will consume this wonderful breakfast I cooked? ” requested the mum. "I am ANNIE, the best, quickest sharp-shooter who ever was once! " "Well Annie, experience on over the following and consume up.

Taking pictures for the Moon: the superb lifestyles and occasions of Annie Oakley. manhattan: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001. Krull, Kathleen and Kathryn Hewitt (illustrator). Lives of outstanding girls: Rulers, Rebels (and What the acquaintances Thought). big apple: Harcourt kid's Books, 2000. Macy, Sue. Bull's-Eye: A Photobiography of Annie Oakley. Washington, DC: nationwide Geographic kid's Books, 2006. Mader, Jan. Elizabeth Blackwell. First Biographies. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2007. McDounough, Yona Zeldis, and Mallah Zeldis (illustrator).

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