Beyoncé (The First Names Series) (Hardcover)

Beyoncé (The First Names Series) By Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, Tammy Taylor (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Description


Meet the woman who changed music forever and showed that girls can run the world!

Before she was an international superstar and feminist icon, Beyoncé was a girl from Texas who loved to sing and dance. As a member of Destiny’s Child, she climbed the charts and became a member of one of the most famous girl groups in history. This launched Beyoncé into her solo career, and since then, she’s become an unstoppable force in music and pop culture. Beyond music, she is a successful businesswoman and activist who helps bring issues of race and gender into the global conversation. Empowering and inspirational, Beyoncé tells the story of the woman who showed that girls can run the world. It includes a timeline, glossary, and index. First Names is a highly illustrated nonfiction series that puts readers on a first-name basis with some of the most incredible people in history and of today!

About the Author


Nansubuga Isdahl was born to Ugandan parents in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After receiving a master’s degree in diplomacy, she began working in international development in East and Southern Africa. She currently works as a technical writer and editor for international organizations as well as a children’s book author. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, with her husband and daughter.

Praise For…


"The casual narration, occasional phrases or sentences set in display type, and cartoon illustrations will appeal to young readers." 
— Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419753718
ISBN-10: 1419753711
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 6th, 2021
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: First Names