The Story House is an independent, bookstore for children and young adults.  We are located within Dawson's Market in Rockville Town Center and in our renovated trolley bus.  The Story House trolley travels throughout the DC area, partnering with schools, faith groups and organizations on book fairs and other customized book events.


225 N. Washington Street, Rockville, MD

(inside Dawson's Market)


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Shaking Things Up

SKU: 9780062699459

Susan Hood,LeUyen Pham (Illustrator),Erin Robinson (Illustrator),Isabel Roxas (Illustrator),Shada Strickland (Illustrator),Melissa Sweet (Illustrator),Oge Mora (Illustrator),Selina Alko (Illustrator),Sara Palacios (Illustrator),Lisa Brown (Illustrator),Sophie Blackwall (Illustrator),Hadley Hooper (Illustrator),Emily Winfield Martin (Illustrator),Julie Morstad (Illustrator),Mora Oge (Illustrator)


Harper Collins


"Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations. " --Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women--each paired with a noteworthy female artist--to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers.  From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history.  In this book, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil.  You'll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six-year-old who helped end segregation in the South.  And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create.  And those are just a few of the young women included in this book.  Readers will also hear about Molly Williams, Annette Kellerman, Nellie Bly, Pura Belpr#65533;, Frida Kahlo, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Frances Moore Lapp#65533;, Mae Jemison, Angela Zhang, and Malala Yousafzai--all whose stories will enthrall and inspire.  This book was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women and includes an author's note, a timeline, and additional resources.  With artwork by notable artists including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.