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Brazen

Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World
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Jul 23, 2021IndyPL_KristenF rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I love everything about this graphic novel. I love the illustrations, I love the stories, and I love the brazen ladies. Not only are these ladies brazen, they are also courageous, inspiring, and powerful. These amazing ladies deserve…
Feb 06, 2021ChinesaR_KCMO rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Brazen, a completely unique graphic novel by Penelope Bagieu, contains the biographies of 30 extraordinary women. They are completely independent of each other– they hail from all corners of the world and span each period of human history…
Oct 07, 2020mnoelanivega rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
ABSOLUTELY AWESOME! Illustration is great and it's not the same old stories about the same old women over and over again... diverse, comedic, and impactful!
Feb 19, 2020MrsRankin2 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
First graphic novel I read. As a senior citizen didn't think this genre was for me. However, it was a short and easy to read; historically informative; humorous. I have recommended this many times as reference material and/ or means of…
Aug 02, 2019roen_james rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Cannot get over this book. Every time I read it I feel shivers down my spine! I am so proud to be in a wonderful sisterhood with all the wonderful people. The sister hood of Women. I mean, this book is so inspiring!! Women are…
Apr 04, 2019imvillarreal rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This is an unbelievable book, anyone who picks this up is lucky. Learn about amazing women that have never gotten the recognition they deserve! So inspiring and thought-provoking. A must read for everyone.
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Feb 25, 2019meeshmorgan rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Why did I not know ALL these EXTRAORDINARY, adventuresome, amazing women?!? These women should be CENTRAL to history. This is my first graphic novel and it is all I hoped and more. If there are more like this, it will not be my…
Dec 04, 2018JCLEmilyD rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Excellent. Witty, fun, informative. Especially loved the art at the end of each chapter.
Nov 20, 2018JCLShannonG rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
I loved the artwork and the comedic style in which facts about these amazing women are presented.
Sep 30, 2018RDPL_Teens rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Beautiful art work and fascinating short stories about the lives of some truly extraordinary women in history!
Jul 30, 2018mclarjh rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
Conventional, condensed storytelling. No Canadian content. For preteen girls.
Jul 21, 2018
Want to learn about women who are truly amazing but don't have time to read through chapters of text? This book is for you! Learn about awesome women through history in a fun and artistic way. I loved each story told and I'm inspired by…
Jun 25, 2018LPL_CentennialC rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
While I was reading this book, my face was a giant heart-eyes emoji. I was expecting to find this book interesting, but I did not expect to be completely charmed! In a series of short comics, Bagieu tells the stories of women who are too…
Jun 03, 2018WittySofa rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I really like this. It was eye-opening and I felt very inspired by each woman's story. I highly recommend this for everyone. CHARACTERS: Each woman was portrayed really well, and they all speak for themselves. I thought it was nice how…
May 21, 2018D_Kyle rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
What a wonderful compendium of strong women! Some were very familiar; Josephine Baker & Temple Grandin, but others were very interesting and compelling women I’ve never heard of: “Tres Mariposas” from the Dominican Republic, Leymah…
May 20, 2018
This eclectic array of women's biographies is truly impressive in scope. (Granted, the comic format isn't as in-depth as some would want, but the biographies are done with great empathy. I appreciated that Bagieu told the stories…
May 01, 2018OPL_AutumnH rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A graphic novel was the perfect format for this book. Bagieu imbued just enough humor into her stories and art to make you want to learn more about every single woman in it - many of whom I had never heard of.
Apr 26, 2018OPL_KrisC rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I think what I love most about this book is the fact that I hadn't heard of quite of few of these women so I really feel like I learned a bunch of new information. I enjoyed the humor and the illustrations and the diversity of the women…