Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Bagieu, Pénélope
Pénélope Bagieu

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World -- Pénélope Bagieu

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2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit.

With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist P n lope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

This title has Common Core connections.

Author: Pénélope Bagieu
Publisher: First Second
Published: 03/06/2018
Pages: 304
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 8.40h x 6.10w x 1.00d
ISBN: 9781626728691
Audience: Young Adult

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.8
Point Value: 5
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 199647 / Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 01/15/2018
Voice of Youth Advocates 02/01/2018 - Recommended - Hard To Beat
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2018 pg. 162
School Library Journal 02/01/2018 pg. 124
Booklist 02/15/2018 pg. 41
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2018 - Book Of Special Distinction
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 pg. 195 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
Pénélope Bagieu was born in Paris in 1982 to Corsican and Basque parents. She is a bestselling graphic novel author, and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. In America, her graphic novels include Exquisite Corpse and California Dreamin'. She blogs, plays drums in a rock band, and watches lots of nature shows.