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Description - She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

In this chapter book biography by New York Times bestselling author Michelle Knudsen, readers learn about the amazing life of Nellie Bly--and how she persisted.

Nellie Bly was a journalist and one of the first investigative reporters ever. She went undercover to expose wrongdoing and famously raced around the world so she could write about the experience for her newspaper. Reaching for her dreams wasn't easy. But Nellie never gave up, no matter how many obstacles she faced--and she helped others along the way.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Nellie Bly's footsteps and make a difference!

Praise for She Persisted- Nellie Bly-

"A fast read, sure to engage transitioning independent readers or older reluctant reader as well as more sophisticated readers . . . A likable, meaningful addition to the She Persisted collection." --Kirkus Reviews

"This welcome installment of the series will captivate an audience of varying reading levels with a fast pace, accessible language, and adventurous storytelling." --School Library Journal

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780593115749
Format: Hardback
(194mm x 135mm x 5mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Philomel Books,U.S.
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 4-May-2021
Country of Publication: United States

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