Hilary Clinton’s daughter, 37, will release her book titled
‘She Persisted’ on 30 May 2017.
“Persistence has changed the course of history,” Clinton
wrote when announcing the news on Twitter on 16 March.
“I’m so excited to share stories of girls and women who
didn’t take no for answer.”
“I wrote this book for everyone who’s ever wanted to speak up
but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who’s ever been
made to feel less than,” Clinton said in a statement issued by the
publisher, Penguin Young Readers.
Clinton’s book joins a small canon of books for young
children that challenge gender stereotypes.
B.J. Epstein, senior lecturer in literature and public
engagement at the
“How can girls have dreams if they don’t have role models?
Sometimes it’s hard to imagine a way to live if you don’t see
people doing it, and I think girls are done a disservice by
the lack of literature that features strong females.”
With that in mind, we’ve rounded up seven more empowering