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 musical groups in history. This launched Beyoncé into her solo career, and since then, she’s become an unstoppable force in music and pop culture. She has created countless hits, including “Crazy in Love,” “Single Ladies,” and “Formation.” 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.
"The casual narration, occasional phrases or sentences set in display type, and cartoon illustrations will appeal to young readers."
— Kirkus Reviews
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