NEW YORK —
Chelsea Clinton is extending her birthday celebration of girls folk to chapter books and the sector of sports activities.
Clinton’s “She Persevered in Sports: American Olympians Who Adjustments the Game” will be printed Sept. 22, the children’s tag Philomel Books announced Monday. The most contemporary of Clinton’s most effective-selling “She Persevered” characterize books will encompass sections on such prominent athletes as Wilma Rudolph, Mia Hamm, and Venus and Serena Williams.
Also Monday, Philomel announced that a recent sequence of chapter books will feature 80-page stories on ladies folk that Clinton and “She Persevered” illustrator Alexandra Boiger previously honored. The monthly sequence begins in January with “She Persevered: Harriet Tubman,” written by award-a hit writer Andrea Davis Pinkney. Extra chapter books will encompass Meg Medina writing about Supreme Court docket Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Renee Watson’s biography of Oprah Winfrey.
All will encompass an introduction by Clinton, daughter of former President Invoice Clinton and former Secretary of Train Hillary Rodham Clinton; on the side of quilt artwork by Boiger, and shaded and white interior illustrations by Gillian Flint.
“With these contemporary books, my hope is to prolong what young readers ponder as that you simply will most certainly be in a device to recall to mind for themselves, their sisters, classmates, pals and our world,” Chelsea Clinton said in an announcement. “And, I am hoping that all teens — ladies and boys alike — will proceed to be inspired and empowered by the not possible ladies folk whose persistence has helped execute our world brighter, extra thrilling, more fit and additional upright.”
Philomel is an tag of Penguin Random Home.