Come spend the day with a very precocious little girl named Isabella as she imagines herself as different famous women throughout history. Eventually she returns to being Isabella as her mom tucks her into bed. A charming and educational story about what girls can grow up to be... — Fran Tobia
A rollicking read-aloud and terrific "read-to-myself" story, full of complete with backmatter about Isabella's favorite women throughout history
A New York Times Bestseller
Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? Ask Isabella...
She takes a wild ride--and discovers the sky's the limit
Who Is Your Hero?
Isabella's include U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride, activist Rosa Parks, and sharpshooter Annie Oakley--but there's no bigger hero than Isabella's own mommy Join Isabella on an adventure of discovery--and find out how imagining to be these extraordinary women teaches her the importance of being her extraordinary self.
"This story...speaks frankly about self-identity and self affirmation as Isabella decides at the end that she is actually herself...because she possesses the best parts of all of the women she looks up to."--ForeWord Magazine
"The colorful mixed-media artwork reinforces the fanciful, upbeat tone of the book. Use this story to ignite young readers' interest in women's history." --School Library Journal
My Name Is Not Isabella is capturing hearts and awards, including:
Silver ForeWord Book of the Year Award for Picture Books
Gold Moonbeam Children's Book Award
Gold Independent Publisher Book Award
Amelia Bloomer List
A great choice if looking for:
Feminist books for little girls and boys
Historical women books for kids
Supreme court justices biographies for kids