The Women Who Built Hollywood: 12 Trailblazers in Front of and Behind the Camera by Susan Goldman Rubin from Astra House Publishing Discover the electrifying untold stories of the pioneering and groundbreaking women of Old Hollywood in this nonfiction book perfect for young movie buffs and budding feminists alike. While recent phenomena like #OscarsSoWhite have … Continue reading The Women Who Built Hollywood
Category: Middlegrade Nonfiction
I Am DJ Michelle: How a Nine-Year-Old DJ Became a Global Phenomenon
I Am DJ Michelle: How a Nine-Year-Old DJ Became a Global Phenomenon by Michelle Rasul as told to Rabiah York from Blackstone Audio For young readers inspired by bestselling autobiographies such as Essentially Charli and Reach for the Skai comes the extraordinary true story of how a ten-year-old DJ from Dubai became an international superstar, as told in her … Continue reading I Am DJ Michelle: How a Nine-Year-Old DJ Became a Global Phenomenon
Sing and Shout
Sing and Shout: The Mighty Voice of Paul Robeson by Susan Goldman Rubin from Highlights This comprehensive biography, written by the celebrated nonfiction author of Coco Chanel and Give Us the Vote, Susan Goldman Rubin, who explores the tumultuous and passionate life of activist, singer, and actor Paul Robeson. When faced with the decision to remain silent or be ostracized, Paul Robeson chose to sing, … Continue reading Sing and Shout
Give Us the Vote!
Give Us the Vote!: Over Two Hundred Years of Fighting for the Ballot by Susan Goldman Rubin from Holiday House The corruption, activism, heroic efforts, and ongoing struggles for the right to vote are chronicled by the award-winning nonfiction author of Coco Chanel and Sing and Shout: The Mighty Voice of Paul Robeson. For over 200 years, people have marched, … Continue reading Give Us the Vote!
Coco Chanel: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress by Susan Goldman Rubin from Abrams Award-winning author of Give Us the Vote and Sing and Shout: The Mighty Voice of Paul Robeson, Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the best known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as … Continue reading Coco Chanel