Michael Elsohn Ross is a naturalist educator and award-winning author of over 40 books for children and young adults, including A World of Her Own and Salvador Dali and the Surrealists. He lives and works in Yosemite National Park.
"An excellent compilation and a notable addition for all library collections to enhance women's history." School Library Journal "She Takes a Stand is a stunning and inspiring book that celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of women around the world and will surely inspire the next generation of girls to see that their voices and actions can truly change the world." Dana Edell, executive director of SPARK "a thoroughly researched book full of inspiring stories that will appeal to young readers" VOYA "Ross portrays his subjects with honesty, highlighting both their missteps and accomplishments, while emphasizing how anyone can become an activist with enough passion and will." Publishers Weekly