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Author Bagieu, Pénélope.
Title Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world / Pénélope Bagieu ; English translation by Montana Kane.
Publication Info. New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press, 2018.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Little Whit Young Adult  YA-HS 920 B    IN LIBRARY
Edition First American edition.
Description 291 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Translated from the French.
"Originally published in French by Gallimard in 2016 as Culottées: Des femmes qui ne font que ce quʹelles veulent, tome I and in 2017 as Culottées: Des femmes qui ne font que ce quʹelles veulent, tome II"--Colophon.
Summary With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
Contents Clémentine Delait, bearded lady -- Nzinga, Queen of Ndongo and Matamba -- Margaret Hamilton, terrifying actress -- Las Mariposas, rebel sisters -- Josephina van Gorkum, obstinate lover -- Lozen, warrior and shaman -- Annette Kellerman, mermaid -- Delia Akeley, explorer -- Josephine Baker, dancer, French Revolution resistance fighter, matriarch -- Tove Jansson, painter, creator of Trolls -- Agnodice, gynecologist -- Leymah Gbowee, social worker -- Giorgina Reid, lighthouse keeper -- Christine Jorgensen, reluctant celebrity -- Wu Zetian, empress -- Temple Grandin, animal whisperer -- Sonita Alizadeh, rapper -- Cheryl Bridges, athlete -- Therésè Clerc, utopian realist -- Betty Davis, singer-songwriter -- Nellie Bly, journalist -- The Shaggs, rock stars -- Katia Krafft, volcanologist -- Jesseyln Radack, lawyer -- Hedy Lamarr, actress and inventor -- Naziq al-Abid, activist aristocrat -- Frances Glessner Lee, crime miniaturist -- Mae Jemison, astronaut -- Peggy Guggenheim, lover of modern art.
Subject Delait, Clémentine -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Nzinga, Queen of Matamba, 1582-1663 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Hamilton, Margaret, 1902-1985 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Mirabal, Patria, 1924-1960 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Mirabal, Minerva, 1926-1960 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Mirabal, María Teresa, 1936-1960 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Mirabal, Dedé -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Gorkum, Josephina van -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Lozen -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Kellermann, Annette, 1886-1975 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Akeley, Delia J. (Delia Julia), 1875?-1970 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Jansson, Tove -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Agnodice -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Gbowee, Leymah -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Reid, Giorgina -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Jorgensen, Christine, 1926-1989 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Wu hou, Empress of China, 624-705 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Grandin, Temple -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Alizadeh, Sonita -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Bridges, Cheryl -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Clerc, Therese -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Davis, Betty (Vocalist) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Shaggs (Musical group) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Krafft, Katia -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Radack, Jessalyn -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
al-Abid, Naziq -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Lee, Frances Glessner, 1878-1962 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Jemison, Mae, 1956- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Women -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre or Form Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Young adult literature.
Young adult fiction.
Added Author Kane, Montana, translator.
Added Title Culottées. English
Rebel ladies who rocked the world.
ISBN 9781626728691 (paperback)
1626728690 (paperback)
9781626728684 (hardcover)
1626728682 (hardcover)
9781785039034
1785039032