Chelsea Clinton announces book tour dates for She Persisted Around the World
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Chelsea Clinton is headed on tour for her anticipated children’s book sequel, She Persisted Around the World.
EW can exclusively reveal the dates and locations of Clinton’s next book tour, which will span 12 cities through March and April. She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History is a companion to Clinton and Alexandra Boiger’s best-selling picture book, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World. This new book celebrates women from around the world who have used their voices and determination to create change and shape history.
Those featured in She Persisted Around the World include Marie Curie, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Viola Desmond, Sissi Lima do Amor, Leymah Gbowee, Caroline Herschel, Wangari Maathai, Aisha Rateb, J.K. Rowling, Kate Sheppard, Yuan Yuan Tan, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.
“She Persisted Around the World celebrates thirteen women who overcame adversity to change the course of history across the globe,” Clinton said in a statement. “Inspired by the overwhelming response from young readers to the stories of the thirteen American women shared in She Persisted, I decided to write She Persisted Around the World and hope these incredible women’s stories further empower kids to use their voices and dreams to positively shape the world around them and our shared future.”
Is Chelsea Clinton coming to a city near you? Check out a graphic of her tour schedule, exclusive to EW, below, and pre-order the book ahead of its March 6 release here.