Spectacular Sisters: ­Amazing Stories of Sisters from Around the World

Quill Tree/HarperCollins/. Nov. 2021. 208p. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9780062947659.
Gr 4-8–A sister should have your back, be your biggest cheerleader and a shoulder to cry on, and share in your greatest joys. This collection highlights famous sisters throughout time. Readers will learn about those such as the Shoshone activist sisters, Mary and Carrie Dann, and Anna and Emma Hyers, American singers and pioneers of Black musical theater. Organized alphabetically by subject, biographies span the gamut of ancient to contemporary time, including famous sisters of today such as the Kardashians. This biographical collection includes beautiful full-color illustrations by the author-illustrator. Fifty-two sibling sets are described and source materials are listed.
VERDICT This book would be a good additional purchase for libraries looking for a unique take on history.

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