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My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? (Hardcover)

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By Jennifer Fosberry, Mike Litwin (Illustrator)
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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

About the Author

Jennifer Fosberry is a science geek turned children's book writer. Until recently, she worked as a project manager in Silicon Valley in the high-tech electronics field. She currently divides her time between the San Francisco Bay Area and Costa Rica with her husband and three children. Mike Litwin is an award-winning illustrator who combines oil glazing, color pencil, collage, and other mixed media to create scenes that serve the imagination and education of children.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402243950
ISBN-10: 1402243952
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: September 1st, 2010
Pages: 32
Language: English