Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World
by Penelope Bagieu
Spanning the globe and the ages, Brazen, is a graphic novel that illustrates 29 stories of women who have dared to live life by their own rules. Subjects range from ancient Chinese Empress Wu Zetian, who founded the Zhou Dynasty, to astronaut Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space. Bagieu portrays each woman’s life with clear visual story-telling and a sense of humor. These awe-inspiring tales of women both famous and obscure are a real history lesson.