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Shakti Girls | Shetal Shah

Shakti Girls | Shetal Shah

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Inspire a new generation with this beautifully illustrated, rhyming compilation of biographies of 13 unforgettable, powerful Indian women who changed history! Perfect for kids ages 5+.

From the globally well-known producer Mindy Kaling to the lesser-known freedom fighter Kasturba Gandhi, Indian women have been breaking ceilings and ushering in powerful change for decades.

Learn 13 of their exceptional stories in Shakti Girls, where single rhyming poems illuminate each woman and reflect the diversity of India and its diaspora, including representations of over 10 different industries, such as women in science, politics, math, activism, sports, and more:

  • Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian women in space
  • Indra Nooyi, the first Indian woman to lead PepsiCo
  • Asha Bhosle, the first Indian Grammy nominee

Empowering words in Hindi and motivating messages are woven into each poem to affirm each young reader's

identity and self-esteem. A short glossary of English and Hindi words is provided on each page to enhance the experience with uninterrupted reading.

If you loved She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton, Girl Power by Neha Hiranandani, and the Rebel Girls series, you will love Shakti Girls.


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