Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest MatriarchsBook - 2018 | First edition.
Porath offers examples of real-life matriarchs who gave everything to protect their children and causes. The women covered range from Amanirenas, born 60 BCE in the Kingdom of Kush (the Sudan) to Benazir Bhutto, born 1952 in Pakistan. The book is arranged by maturity level, as some of the stories cover abuse, rape, self-harm, and child loss.
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SnoIsleLib_LindseyA Nov 06, 2018
"Your heroines were as messy and human as any of us. Love your edges and never let them go, dear reader."
Equally as delightful as Rejected Princesses: Tales of History's Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics, this book focuses on mothers, both literal and figurative.
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In showcasing these historical mothers (both literal and figurative), Porath blends humor, irreverence, and Disney-like illustrations with respect and passion for his research. Suggested by Lindsey A.