Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

A bold history of the fight for women’s rights

The ongoing struggle for women’s rights has spanned human history, and touched nearly every culture on Earth. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists, written by Mikki Kendall and illustrated by A. D’Amico, is a fun and fascinating graphic novel-style primer of key figures and events advancing women’s rights, from antiquity to the modern era, and illuminates notable women –queens, freedom fighters, warriors, spies–and progressive movements including abolition, suffrage, labor, civil rights, LGBTQ liberation, reproductive rights, and more. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists is an indispensable resource for readers interested in the fight for a more liberated future.

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Praise for Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

“This is a beautifully drawn, hold-no-punches, surprisingly deep dive through the history of women’s rights around the world, which will entrance kids and adults alike.”—N. K. Jemisin, Hugo Award–winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy

“An absolute masterpiece: audacious, unbothered, and utterly brilliant. This thoroughly researched and urgently necessary book needs to be in every classroom, every library, every household, everywhere.”—Daniel José Older, NYT bestselling author of The Shadowshaper Cypher

“Compelling, comprehensive, and gorgeously illustrated, this book is the perfect launchpad for a thousand further investigations into inspiring and influential women.”—Scott Westerfeld, author of Impostors