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She Persisted
She Persisted | Chelsea Clinton
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Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren's refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted. She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small. With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn't give up on their dreams. Persistence is power. This book features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo.
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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World is an amazing HF picture book by Chelsea Clinton!This takes you page by page women by women who brought America a treasure! This book would be GREAT for a RT! I don‘t have a lib to provide but I have from my own experience how fun yo I can preform this book! This is great to use as an introduction to a history lesson or simply a fun way to still incorporate new information! #UCFLAE3414F19

haleyklein A UDL to apply for this would be 7.3 & 1.1 to allow students to see a book shown in a fun and new way to keep interest! For an EL strategy we can apply 12, 17 & 24 these all can incorporate the further learning they will gain through hearing and seeing expression. By doing a RT we as teachers can bring the learning materials to life! 1w
Camrynm I loved your readers theatre with this book! I learned a lot from reading it. Great post! 1w
kgarzon This is a great way to introduce women's history month and similar social studies topics regarding contributions and inventions by women. It was a really cool RT in class with ample roles to play. 1w
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YesseniaN I would love to read this book to young children in and out of a classroom, thank you for discovering such a great text! 1w
AleciaM This was a great book. I can't wait to get them. I think girls would live to read this as they will see what hard work and being persistent will do for them. 1w
JennaMichelleCohn Really like this book and I loved your readers theater on it! 1w
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BeverlyMel
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She persisted is a NF book that talks about 13 american women who changed the world. It‘s set to inspire young girls to believe that they can do whatever they put their minds to. I think this book would best be a RA in order to learn about each and every woman. #UCFLAE3414SU19

BeverlyMel http://www.booknerdmommy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/she-persisted-printable....

This is link to a printable in where the students can encompass UDL 7.1 of optimizing choice and autonomy and choose their favorite woman from the book and explain what her impact was on the world. ESOL strategy 8 can also be used by teacher modeling the way the students should explain their reasoning.
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galacticbees I posted about this one too! I just love this book and how many amazing women it honors. 3mo
Kendylleonard I definitely plan to have this book in my classroom. It‘s a great book for empowering women! You could also integrate it into a unit of Women‘s History or Women‘s Rights. 3mo
DrSpalding N is not one of our abbreviations. What genre is correct? Choosing one of the 13 women to research further for SS or SC is a great idea! 3mo
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MeganKlein
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She Persisted is a B picture book written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. This book highlights 13 American women who changed the world. Some of the women in this book include Ruby Bridges, Helen Keller, and Virginia Apgar. This book gives key details about each woman and describes how they persisted to become the strong, inspiring women they are. #ucflae3414su19

MeganKlein This book would be perfect for a PR or RA, and it could be read during Women‘s History Month in March. I learned so much about other notable female heroes, and I think girls of all ages would be inspired by this book. The theme of pursuing one‘s dream and persisting through challenges is what this book emphasizes. ESOL strategy 28 (provide biographies of significant women from other countries) and UDL principle 7.2 3mo
MeganKlein (optimize relevance, value, authenticity) can easily be aligned to this text. https://www.adl.org/media/10948/download This educator discussion guide is perfect to use in the classroom after students read She Persisted. This text can also be used in a social studies class when learning about these particular women. I love this book and I will definitely purchase it for my own classroom library! 3mo
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SarynaN
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Every little girl deserves to grow up knowing she can change the world. And Chelsea Clinton's biographical book full of stories about Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, and Oprah Winfrey (among others) prove that kids can do anything they set their minds to. #UCFLAE3414SU19

SarynaN This book can be used for PR, meeting ESOL strategy 2 and UDL 8.3. http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/ The website includes a writing activity to follow “She Persisted” along with free printables. This activity allows students to create their own autobiography and draw a self portrait. 3mo
MeganKlein I just finished reading this book also and I loved it! The resource you provided is so cute and would be awesome in any classroom! 3mo
DrSpalding Your first line hooked me into this post. Helpful resource and I really like the idea of drawing a self portrait. I taught my students how to paint their self portraits and would post them year-round in the classroom. 2mo
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#bbrc #a2z letterS
I found this was a fun read, but not one I would read again.

LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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#bbrc #a2z Letter S #picturebook

This reminds me of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, for a younger audience. Which means I loved it! Inspirational stories about 13 women that shaped America. I loved the shout out to Elizabeth Warren in the dedication, all the women highlighted persisted despite the odds. An empowering book for growing minds.

LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 I liked this too. I have the around the world edition in my @24in48 pile 3mo
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galacticbees
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She Persisted, a B picture book written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, would be a great story to use for RA. It is also a Good Reads Choice Award winning book! This book travels through time and introduces strong and remarkable women to your class. This would be great to read during Women‘s History Month. (Cont.) #ucflae3414su19

galacticbees (Cont.) UDL Strategy 5.3 and ESOL strategy 15 would work best with this resource:
https://www.adl.org/media/10948/download
This is a great resource to help you and your students have a meaningful discussion about this book. #ucflae3414su19
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LibrarianRyan @galacticbees curious if you could explain the hash tag. I went looking at older posts and didn't see an explanation. So I'm stumped. I'm curious because there are a few different groups reading lots of picture books (which I love), and I was curious why. 3mo
galacticbees @LibrarianRyan Hello! Our UCF college class is doing a project where we post 20 different books on our Litsy accounts with descriptions and ways to utilize them in our future classrooms! The hashtag is so our professor and classmates can easily find our posts :) 3mo
LibrarianRyan @galacticbees ahhhhhh. That is awesome that your class is posting here and not like twitter or insta. . Very cool. 3mo
DrSpalding You are correct that this book would be an excellent read during women‘s history month. Thank you for explaining to other Litsy members about our work! It is forward thinking to use social media like this for an assignment like this. We have been well received!❤️😀 3mo
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cjbattiste
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“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”

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The illustrations were well done and highlighted important aspects.

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cjbattiste
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This book was amazing. I absolutely loved the variety of women that Clinton used. Such an excellent read especially when dealing with women‘s rights issues.

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WoodsKatie
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She Persisted, written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, is a (B) book about 13 women who changed history. This book was a #1 New York Bestseller. It included women such as Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Oprah Winfrey, and ten others. This book is full of women empowerment and reassurance when they might feel otherwise. This can be used in school for both boys and girls

WoodsKatie Boys need to know how to treat girls and girl need to know how they should be treated nowadays. This book is really good for any age as a RA or AS. This book is interesting and exciting. The book also satisfies UDL guidelines 9.1 and 7.2 as well as ESOL strategies 11 and 16. The lesson I found is allowing students to write their own stories and autobiographies for boys and girls and how they persist! 6mo
DrSpalding Read aloud or author study both would work well! I love the idea of connecting this book with a writing activity for children to write their own autobiographies. Wonderful idea! 6mo
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claireherman
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We all know how important it is for young children so see role models that look like themselves! She Persisted is a B picture book written by Chelsea Clinton. Use this book along side lessons regarding American government or at any other time during the school year for a SR! Beautiful and inspirational! #LAE3414sp19

claireherman UDL Principal to provide options for Executive Functions (6.1) Guide for appropriate goal setting
ESOL Strategy 3: Encourage self-talk (positive thinking)
Lesson Plan: http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/
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LaGasseSam1996 I love the idea of using this book in a history lesson. I have read this and each page is on another women in history so you can jump around in this book to who ever you are talking about. 6mo
MNelson98 I posted about this book as well! It‘s such a great and motivational picture book for young women to read. It inspires them to stand up for what‘s right and persist! Great choice! 6mo
DrSpalding Owning a bracelet that includes this title says it all… This is a powerful book. 6mo
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jessicabaksh
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Sometimes it can be hard for young girls to be confident and find their place in the world and this book is definitely the type to use as RA or have as an IR for them. This B picture book is inspiring and would be amazing to add to your classroom library. #lae3414sp19

jessicabaksh UDL principle 9.3 supports this well because it talks about self-assessment and reflection 6mo
jessicabaksh ESOL strategy 11 aligns well with this book because it references placing langue in meaningful context 6mo
jessicabaksh Here is a link to a lesson plan that goes along with this book! https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/chelsea-clinton-“she-persisted”-... (edited) 6mo
DrSpalding I am so happy you decided to read this one! Remember that you can simply read a few of the mini biographies a day during a unit about famous historical women! 6mo
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MNelson98
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She Persisted is a NF inspirational feminist book that discusses thirteen inspirational women in history. It motivates young women to fight for what is right and to persiste if knocked down. This book is great for a RA in the classroom and provides a motivational lesson for students. ESOL strategy 42 can be used to create visuals for students to see when events occurred in history. UDL 6.3 can also be used to promote student comprehension of

MNelson98 historical information. This lesson plan provides great resources and lesson plans on the book: https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=55160 #lae3414sp19 6mo
Olsonashley19 Such a great book to have in the classroom! We need to inspire young girls to push themselves to their full potential and having these books is a great way to start! 6mo
DrSpalding I have a bracelet that states… Nevertheless, she persisted. The minibiographies in this book are powerful for young ladies and gentlemen alike. 6mo
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Mmw2478
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This is phenomenal book for our future strong women of the world! In this collection of biographies, Chelsea highlights some of the great women in history that a lot girls know like Helen Keller and Harriet Tubman but also some other amazing women they may not know but who could be great inspiration to them. This book would be a great RA allowing for great discussion. Could also be used for RT. #lae3414sp19. UDL Principles 8.3, 9.1, 1.3, 2.1,

Mmw2478 2.4, and 3.1 could all be implemented in this book. ESOL 3, 4, and 14 work with this book. 6mo
Edenmonet I really liked this book and loved that you attached the video so that students can get an even better visual of what women went through. A teacher can also read this book during Women‘s History Month! 6mo
WoodsKatie Hey @Mmw2478! I also read this book and I agree that it is super powerful. All students can enjoy it and using it as a RA is important for discussion. Great post! 6mo
DrSpalding A helpful resource. Make sure you explain the universal design and English learner strategies. 6mo
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Lea
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Super cute and inspiring. Been wanting to check this out after hearing about it on Twitter a lot. My library had it and it was a quick flip through on my phone (not compatible with my kindle paperwhite). Definitely recommend!! #readwomen #librarybook

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MrsV
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Read this one to my five year old girl. #nevertooearly

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Bookjunkie57
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1) “So, if anyone ever tells you no, if anyone says your voice isn‘t important or your dreams are too big, remember these women. They persisted and so should you.”
2) “As if!” -Clueless
3) Aristocracy: I always see it as aristo-cracy upon
first glance

#TuesdayTidbits @JenlovesJT47

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Tjackson
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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟/5 - a wonderful, inspirational picture book that should be read every little girl and boy. Not only is it a great introduction to 13 wonderful, smart, and talented women, but it is truly an inspirational happy book. I just purchased copies for my grade 3 classrooms and I think the teachers will be able to do amazing things with this book!

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Kaelya
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She persisted by Chelsea Clinton illustrated by Alexandra Bolger is such a good nonfiction book for young girls, it gives them the idea that they can do anything they want in their life no matter what obstacles are in their way! I would have the students listen to a read aloud to really make sure students are understanding the content of the book. The UDL I would use Is 2.1 and 2.2 to make sure the students are understanding the content of the

Kaelya Story. The ESOL strategy I would pick would be 5 and 8 to explain the stories information #ucflae3414sub18 (edited) 1y
DrSpalding This is a biography. It is an excellent anthology or collection of biographies that elementary age students should hear. 1y
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AmyPerezCubas
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What a great HF book for your classroom library! This is such a great way for your students to learn about important women who made a huge difference in this world. Who wouldn‘t want to read a book featuring Oprah Winfrey and other amazing women? I read that this book is great for third grade but in my honest opinion I think it is great for all ages. I read this book for the first time last semester and loved every page!

AmyPerezCubas Written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger! A great activity for this assignment is have your students write about an important woman in their own lives! 1y
DianaHerrera I think that‘s a great idea to have the students write about a woman who is important in their lives. Try to find a link that has that kind of activity and add it to this post @AmyPerezCubas 1y
AmyPerezCubas For sure! I was just gonna finish it up later :) thank you!!! 1y
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AmyPerezCubas Another activity would be to do an auto biography! So many choices http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/ 1y
AmyPerezCubas ESOL- encourage self-talk and UDL 3.2 1y
DrSpalding Be sure to seek out resources from high-quality sites! Look to the publishers and authors first. 1y
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DianaHerrera
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This biography, She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton, is the #1 NY Times Bestseller and would be a great book to GR. Chelsea Clinton wrote this book to introduce students to thirteen inspirational women learned to take on the world no matter how small these feminists are👩🏽👩🏼👩🏻

DianaHerrera Just below the summary of this book in the link above is an activity where students can create their very own biography inspired by She Persisted. There are different activity sheets on how the students can create their biography for both boys and girls! 1y
DianaHerrera UDL 9.1 aligns with this lesson because students are to promote expectations and their beliefs to boost their motivation/make a change. ESOL 28: Providing biographies of significant women/men of the world shows how one person can make a difference in the world no matter how small. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 #ClassroomLibrary (edited) 1y
emilybanne Love this book and it has a great meaning. I love the activities and want it for my library! 1y
DrSpalding I love the #ClassroomLibrary and I like the idea of mini biographies based on the amazing females presented in this text. EL 28 is perfect, obviously for this book. (edited) 1y
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Cconnolly
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A little audio gardening tonight! I finished the Audiobook It‘s What I Do, then listened to this, then started a Grisham audio. There was a pile of beans to pick!

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ERodriguez
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Great inspiration NF biography book. A great way to introduce students to some Great women of our American History.March is National Women‘s History month, this will be a great book to read to the class . For classroom activity , we will do a “Alphabet Organizer”. For every letter of the alphabet the class will add a historical name or any category previously chosen. It will be interesting to see if all the letters will be filled.

AmyPerezCubas I love this book! It so inspiring and very important for students to read. I learned so much when I read this book. This should be in every classroom‘s library! 1y
ERodriguez Agree! I like how it gave a summary of so many great women in our history. 1y
DrSpalding Proof your work and be sure it includes all of the necessary details. 1y
ERodriguez EL28/Provide biographies of significant men or women from different countries. UDL2.5/Illustrate through multiple media. #UCFLAE3414SuB18 (edited) 1y
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GatheringBooks
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#GetMovin Day 28: These 13 women who persisted are clearly #Fighter(s). Each of the women come from different disciplines or professions: from being a journalist to conductor of the underground railroad, from a medical doctor to a Supreme Court Justice. As Florence Griffith Joyner stated: When anyone tells me I can‘t do anything, I‘m just not listening anymore. Full review here: https://gatheringbooks.org/2018/04/16/monday-reading-85/

Cinfhen Great choice!! Love these books for girls 🙌🏻❤️and boys‼️‼️‼️ (edited) 1y
Cathythoughts Must check these out for the granddaughter 👍🏻❤️ 1y
BookishMe Is this and/ or your choice for 1001bookswap available from Pansing? Can I buy a copy directly from them? 1y
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GatheringBooks @BookishMe hahhaha. my 1001 book is not a pansing book, i think. plus they only sell in bulk, not retail? not sure about the tagged title though. i got our nie library to purchase the sequel as well: (edited) 1y
GatheringBooks @Cinfhen yes, absolutely perfect for all children and the young at heart. i love chelsea clinton‘s voice here. 😍 1y
GatheringBooks @Cathythoughts you should, definitely! a must-have. very empowering and so well-thought-out with the highly effective format 1y
BookishMe @GatheringBooks 👌🏾👌🏾 1y
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elizabethlk
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Parts of this book are really sweet and uplifting, and the illustrations are adorable. What bothered me was the bizarre tone she took for a couple entries. The idea that if you want to be more than JUST a US representative AND a US senator, you need to persist is weird. Opening on Harriet Tubman was great until there was the implication that persistence is all anyone needed to escape slavery. There are better books of this type.

MarriedtoMrT I think the struggle to get that refrain in each bio did take away from it. If she could‘ve left it out when it didn‘t flow it would‘ve been stronger. 1y
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Short stories for middle grade about 13 remarkable women. Most were familiar but one or two weren't. Good for young girls to have some role models beyond pop singers and reality TV stars.

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devin.s
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I‘m in love with this NF/B book. Written by none other but Chelsea Clinton herself, this book tells the story of many different women who have made a change and taken a step in the right direction for women‘s rights. This book is not only for girls but for everyone as it tells an amazing story and teaches incredible lessons of equality. I cannot wait to read the sequel. Everyone should read this book! #ucflae3414sp18

devin.s Here is a link to a “mini-biography” activity: http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/ I would love to somehow turn this into a RT. UDL: 2.1, 2.4, 5.3, 6.2 ELL: 4, 11, 28 2y
DrSpalding I love the biography activity. I again sense your passion for the book. These biographies can be inspirational for young learners. 1y
DrSpalding FYI- There is a readers theater of this book on the readers theater page of the wiki.🙂 1y
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juliette_kathleen
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She Persisted, a B and New York Times Best Seller by Chelsea Clinton is a fantastic picture book for kids. This book is a narrative for women who have taken on their own struggle to power and have come out on top. This book is an empowering book for young girls especially to be able to persist no matter how much Of a disadvantage they may find themselves in.

juliette_kathleen I would utilize this book in my classroom as a RA. I would also be sure to use the writing prompts as provided in the following lesson plan https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-Writing-Activity-and-B.... This lesson plan encourages students to develop critical thinking skills and coping skills (UDL 9.2). I would also be sure to pre define the word persist along with a few other vocabulary words 2y
juliette_kathleen Which would cover EL strategies 31, 36, 3, and 5. #UCFLAE3414SP18 2y
Kendallc Love that this is an empowering women book as a children‘s story! 2y
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NicoleCumbo
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She Persisted: 13 American Women who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton is a New York Times best seller nonfiction picture book that is perfect to help teach children about powerful and impactful women and not to give up. This book would work well as a read aloud in the classroom to help ensure comprehension.

NicoleCumbo A UDL strategy to go along with this book is strategy 3.1 (activate or supply background knowledge) and an EL strategy would be strategy 4 (link lesson topic to students prior knowledge). Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFJkBSbJe18 is a great read aloud for this book. #ucflae3414sp18 2y
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LisaMart
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This incredible NF book of collective biographies, tells a short story of 13 American women who never gave up; they persisted! Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger do an amazing job of combining illustration with factual evidence to show young readers that they too can overcome, because these amazing and diverse women did! Great read for any age level for RA, GR, & my favorite RT. #ucflae3414sp18 UDL: 3.2, 5.3, & 8.3 EL: 4, 5, 12, 14,15, 28, 50

LisaMart This is also a great book to read in class to get students thinking about an influential figure they‘d like to do their own research on. Here is an after reading activity where the students can pick other influential figures and describe how he/she persisted, or you can even change it up and allow the students to write about themselves instead.
http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/

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Laura.S @LisaMart this book looks amazing to have in the classroom! Great for girls to see strong role models. I love the site you linked and that it provided many worksheets to help with the study of autobiographies! 2y
AndreaG I read this book for teach live and feel this book has so many options for application in the classroom! I felt like it was a good opportunity to build confidence in students by promoting a lesson revolving around text to self awareness. 2y
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paulettevp I also read this book. I love your post because the activity you mentioned would be such a wonderful way to immerse students into a discussion. The book hold so much more than just important women. It can start many conversation just from that umbrella. I think that‘s what ultimately makes it a great book. 2y
AmeliaS21 I chose this for my read aloud! It‘s a fun way to get kids to learn about women in history! Keep up the great work! 2y
Kendallc I think this book is great for the whole class setting and they can get a lot out of it especially with the activity thank you! 2y
KhyaraN I wanted to choose this for my read aloud but ended up with Martins Big Words. Definitely think on adding it to my to read list. It is diverse in the sense of being for girls who are not represented as much. 2y
DrSpalding Specifically, what kind of nonfiction?🙂 2y
LisaMart @DrSpalding Biographies 2y
DrSpalding Yes!!!! 2y
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BriannaR
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She persisted written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. This is a great nonfiction story that tells the story of 13 American women who has paved the way for not on American girls but girls of all nationalities. This is a link that takes to a site that has many fun activities that would be useful in classroom; whether it be for History or English http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/.

BriannaR Some good teaching strategies that would be good are RA, IR, SR, and DR. I would love to do this a a read aloud the most because you can read a person a day and have students do a mini project on that person. The UDL strategy I would use is 7.2 because it'll show students how these 13 women impacted our lives today. ESOL Strategies number 45, 48, and 28. #UCFLAE3414SP18 2y
BriannaR By the way I read that she might be in the process of making a She Persisted 2 2y
DrSpalding I think the sequel is coming out this week! Yes this is nonfiction however it is about 13 women… What is the correct genre? 2y
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AndreaG
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This is a NF New York Times Best Seller I would use for GR to expand vocabulary, make text to self connections, and learn about famous women in history. She Persisted briefly tells about the lives of 13 famous women and how their persistence made a huge difference in the world. Stories include those of Hellen Keller, Harriet Tubman, Virginia Apgar, and Oprah Winfrey, to name a few. #UCFLAE3414SP18

AndreaG I like that both women who are living and those who have passed are represented in this book. I believe this will help students feel a connection to the book when they hear names like Oprah Winfrey and Sonia Sotomayer, names they may have heard mentioned in their recent past. UDL 3.1 is used in that the text supplies background knowledge. 2y
V.DeQuattro A lot of people chose this book for the read aloud! After hearing some of our classmates talk about this book and reading your post I am really interested in reading it myself! @AndreaG 2y
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Noelle5 This is the book I did for my read aloud and also a litsy. This book is awesome! Makes me even more proud to be a woman than I already am! ;) I am glad I purchased it because I will definitely be using it in my future classroom and doing lessons with it. I already read it to my Sunday school kids and I could tell they were inspired and motivated! 2y
ambera This would be a great book to introduce students to powerful women. We here about powerful and successful men all the the time so to include a book that mentions powerful women will be a great read. 2y
Ryanne.H This book is so great for little girls. With so many young girls suffering with low self-esteem, this would be wonderful to show girls some powerful women in our society. Great job! 2y
SadiqaH I like this book. The way you explained and presented this book is great. I will definitely read it. 2y
DrSpalding The new sequel is coming out this week! Search it up online! 2y
AndreaG @DrSpalding I saw it in Target a few days ago and almost snagged it, but bought my boy Where The Wild Things Are instead. I‘m not sure why we never purchased that book when my girls were younger. 2y
AndreaG I would use this book as a RA to lead into history lessons about the figures in this book, letting students do more research with a partner about one of the historical figures and presenting their findings to the class. UDL 3.1, 6.2, 5.1. ELL strategies 32, 42 (edited) 2y
DrSpalding Such a detailed summary, excellent use of Random House quality resources and EL/UDL alignment is spot on! Well done! 2y
AndreaG @DrSpalding Thank you! 2y
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Noelle5
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#UCFLAE3414SP18 She persisted is a truly inspiring B about 13 amazing women who changed the course of the future. This book would be an excellent addition to any classroom for in my opinion any age. This book inspired me as a woman to persist until I reach my goals, and never met anyone stop me! Some teaching strategies that could work are RA, LC, RT, SR, DR. Assigning roles to your students and having them act

Noelle5 While they read the page of the woman they were assigned too is a really exciting way to present this book to a class! An EL learning strategy could be 3 (encourage self-talk/positive thinking) this is such an inspiring book and it could maybe encourage a struggling EL learning to persist and work as hard as they can for their goals! UDL: 1.2 and 1.3 because you can have the students dress up and act as the women while they read the book! 2y
Noelle5 http://www.booknerdmommy.com/persisted-mini-biography-activity-idea/ is a great article that has some mini biography activities for kids that go along with She Persisted. 2y
SadiqaH This seems an interesting book, I will definitely read this book 2y
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DrSpalding Excellent post with wonderful resource. The sequel to this book, another biography anthology, comes out this week. 2y
NicoleCumbo I read this book too! It‘s an amazing book to help inspire young women to do anything that they can set their mind to. Thanks for the post! 2y
Noelle5 New York Times bestseller!! 2y
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AmeliaS21
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She Persisted is an educational children‘s picture book written by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. This book is filled with 13 stories about women in history that persisted through various obstacles. The content in She Persisted makes the book fall under the Nonfiction (NF) category. See comments for more information ⬇️ #UCFLAE3414SP18

AmeliaS21 This book is great for a history lesson! I would use this book for grades 3-5. This is a fun book for an interactive read aloud (RA). UDL: 2.1, 2.4 ESOL: 5, 20 I would read this book aloud incorporating different tools such as facial expressions, an influx in voice, hand gestures, and more. I want to make the book come alive for my students. (edited) 2y
AmeliaS21 Below I am providing a link for a site that sells worksheets and informational cards, that go along with the book, for a low price. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-by-Chelsea-Clinton-318...(KK) 2y
DrSpalding TPT has some valuable resources. You know I appreciate this book greatly as it is one of the choices for the read aloud assignment. You are for filling all aspects of the rubric. Keep going. 2y
DrSpalding Sidenote. I like that the resource includes activities that could work for grades two through five. $5.25 seems a bit steep; I think you could come up with activities for free! 2y
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A year ago yesterday, marks the one year anniversary of Elizabeth Warren‘s refusal to be silenced in the Senate. Her brave speech inspired women to celebrate those who have “persevered in the face of adversity”. This NYT best selling biography (B)about 13 American women whom didn‘t give up when the odds were stacked against them. The stories promote a wonderful message to girls/boys that no matter the obstacles, you can overcome. #UCFLAE3414SP18

DrSpalding Be sure to use the rubric as your guide. 2y
JenniferMc This book is great for a social studies lesson in grades 2-5. Included in this link is a great activity to go along with a language arts or social studies lesson. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-Writing-Activity-and-B... . A UDL 3.1 is assessed in this book by encouraging new lessons to supply appropriate background knowledge of each woman to the students. Teaching strategy: RA (edited) 2y
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LibrarianRyan
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5⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What wonderful mini biographies of women who lived through adversity to become powerful and loved. Woman who made an impact on american lives. A wonderful story to share with girls and boys.

Tamra This is a terrific accompaniment with Little Leaders. We‘ve paired them for bedtime reading when we have few extra minutes to dip in. (edited) 2y
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UnabridgedTomes
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If you pick up a copy of this week‘s Time, you‘ll see an old student of mine from way back when I taught tenth grade: Anna, who‘s running for state rep and is part of the 2018 class of women aiming to change the status quo. #shepersisted annaforflorida.com

Jess7 👏👏👏👏 2y
Christine Fantastic!! 2y
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AlizaApp
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Back out at the #womensmarch again this year! Gave me warm and fuzzy feelings about 2018. #powertothepolls #imwithher

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CraftyBookNerd1
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book! So many women from different backgrounds who all persisted & made a difference in the world. Very inspiring! 💕 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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kathyellendavis
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I really like the short stories of the women in this book. Paired with the illustrations, each story draws you in and makes you cheer for the woman profiled. I also love that a quote is included from each person; it‘s empowering to be able to share words they actually said or wrote. I can‘t wait for the sequel which features women from all around the world. #kidlit #picturebooks #kidlitsy

Tamra Do you know when the next is released? 2y
kathyellendavis Just saw on the illustrator‘s Instagram that it will be March 6th 2018! @Tamra (edited) 2y
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LibrarianRyan
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Our first award of the day goes out to Chelsea Clinton's book She Persisted. She takes home the #LitsyAward for favorite #picturebook 2017. Congrats to the author and illustrator!

Jess7 💕💕💕💕 2y
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Kat.Kao
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This year I‘m going to try to meet this goal without needing to read 20 books in December.

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Krisjericho
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I posted a list of my favorite picture books I read this year on Facebook, so I thought I‘d screenshot and post it here, too. It will take me a few screenshots, so check all of them out. If you have questions about any of them, let me know!

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KarenUK
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#decdays @Cinfhen #rockabye Our family was blessed with my new little niece Savi this summer... I absolutely dote on her! I love to buy books for her, so as she grows she‘ll have a library of wonderful things to read.... This was the first picture book I bought her - full of 13 inspiring women... ✊️💕😍📚

Cinfhen Such a cutie!!! Love that you're already building her library 💞💞💞💞💞 2y
AmyG She's precious. I do the same for my nieces. I am always getting them books. And then you can read them to her! 2y
britt_brooke 😍😍😍 2y
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sherryvdh Beautiful! 💗 2y
Jas16 She is adorable!! 2y
Reviewsbylola She‘s a cutie! 2y
AlaMich She's a beauty!! Is Savi short for something? 2y
KarenUK @AlaMich No it‘s an an Indian name.. her mummy is Indian... I believe it means The Sun 💕 (edited) 2y
AlaMich @KarenUK Beautiful name for a beautiful girl... 2y
UrsulaMonarch 👏👏👏 great book selection & adorable tot! 😊👶 2y
Alfoster So adorable! 2y
Hollie 😍😍😍 2y
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ojavier1974
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She Persisted is a Biography picture book in which Chelsea Clinton did an amazing job compiling of these 13 American Women Who Changed the World. women's accomplishments and put it into this book. I would definitely use this book in history class to show how feminism doesn't affect women's goals https://www.bustle.com/p/chelsea-clinton-has-announced-international-companion-t...

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Taylorhenderson3
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A New York Times best seller, this biography brings attention on women who deserve recognition for their mark in society. No matter what they faced these women throughout history came out on top. This Ra or IR would be good for a lesson on history of other historical women figures. Udl:7.2 El:4 #ucflae3414f17

JordanHull Great post, don‘t forget to add a resource link! Loved the book 💕 2y
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JordanHull
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#UCFLae3414F17 She Persisted is a collection of biographies written by Chelsea Clinton. The book details the trials and tribulations of many historically significant women, like Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, and Oprah Winfrey. The story is beautifully depicted and inspires women and all people to keep going to be persistent and to accomplish great things that may have never been done before. The book is a great RA, SR, and GR.

I would use ESOL 4

JordanHull and connect at least one of the women to the student on a personal level. The book tells the story of women from varying backgrounds so it would be useful to use UDL 2.4 to promote a greater understanding of different languages and cultures.

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-Writing-Activity-and-B...
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JordanHull Above is a link to a lesson plan that encourages students to write about a time that they persisted. The resource does cost money, but can be adapted easily for free. 2y
JordanHull SN: I read this story to my Pug before the teachLivE, he wasn‘t very responsive. 2y
MakennaK I think your UDL is great 2y
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ChristinB
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She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton is a biography picture book I will use for a read aloud. This book tells you about 13 girls who did not have an easy task or life, and they did all what they could to become the greatest. This is an empowering book that will give students a role model as well as open them up to different professions. I will use UDL 2.1 clarify vocabulary and symbols as there are a couple tricky words and phrases.

ChristinB I will also use ESOL strategy 28 by providing biographies of significant women from different countries and how they became the best. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMpafgx2OxQ is a book trailer for She Persisted. 2y
ChristinB I can use this in my classroom the week before to get the students excited to come back to class on Monday to read this story, and to do a variety of activities that can be found https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/She-Persisted-by-Chelsea-Clinton-318... #ucflae3414f17 2y
JordanD I love the picture and all the ideas you have to use this book in your classroom! I can tell this will definitely be used in your classroom- great review! 2y
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AlexaDP I love this book! I actually bought it for the Teach Live assignment and then gave it to my niece because I think it will be a great read for her! I‘m probably going to take it back one day to use in my own classroom, but for now it is hers to read. 2y
DominiqueL This book is great and I love your picture for it. I think that pre-introducing the book the week prior to and getting the students excited for it is a great idea. I watched one of our classmates do their TeachLive on this book and it was interesting to see where students could potentially get confused and where there could be teachable moments. I think this is such a great pick! (edited) 2y
DrSpalding Love the bookmarks! This is a fabulous book that should be a part of your classroom library. 2y
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