NPR) calls what they have in common the "other" four-letter "s" word. Not that they embody it, but that they have been labeled as such for political purposes. I have written before about this topic, particularly as it relates to the propaganda war against my favorite queen, Cleopatra.
So when the owners of the blog KidLit Women's History Month said I could write a post for them, I hit on the topic pretty hard. Then I got worried and asked them if I needed to "dial it back" a bit.
I was delighted when Margo Tannenbaum and Lisa Taylor said, "Nope, go for it!" Margo, in fact, kindly told me that her teen daughter read it and loved it and hoped it would go viral (me too, sweetie, me too). So, visit the site and let me know what you think!
Blog: KidLit Women's History Month. And check it out every day in March. A different kid lit author talks about her favorite female power-player in history.
(If you're not familiar with the latest political brouhaha I'm referring to, click the NPR link above.)