Noisemakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World

"Astonishing comics about world-changing women. What could possibly be better?" —Neil Gaiman

"Thoughtful, timely and super-engaging." —Jaqueline Woodson

"I wish I'd had Noisemakers when I was growing up." —Alison Bechdel

"Important...a comic anthology unlike most others."—The Hollywood Reporter"

Perfectly times, positive and righteously fun."—Comics Beat

“Engrossing … These pages reinforce a lot of the themes that are at the core of Kazoo’s philosophy: the thrill of exploration, the comfort of self-reliance, the joy of being confident in pursuing what you want…—AV ClubA Junior Library Guild Selection

Did anyone ever get anywhere by being quiet? To change anything, you have to make some noise! From the creators of the award-winning Kazoo magazine comes a look at the lives of 25 extraordinary women through the eyes of 25 extraordinary comic artists. In chapters titled Grow, Tinker, Play, Create, Rally, and Explore, you'll meet Eugenie Clark, who swam with sharks; Raye Montague, who revolutionized the design process for ships; Hedy Lamarr, a beautiful actress and brilliant inventor; Julia Child, a chef who wasn't afraid to make mistakes; Kate Warne, the first female detective, who saved the life of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln, and many more. Noisemakers is the perfect book for everyone who is not afraid to use their voice and for those who could use a little boost.

Specs: A 224-page, full-color paperback, published by Knopf. (We're currently out of stock of the hardcover version, but hope to replenish soon.) 

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