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Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History’s Mightiest Matriarchs

The author of Rejected Princesses returns with an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in historyreal life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved.Mothers possess the "maternal instinct"an innate fierceness that drives them to nurture, safeguard, fight, and sacrifice for the most important things that matter to them. For some mothers, its their children. For others, its artistic expression, invention, social cause, or even a nation that they helped to birth. In Tough Mothers, Jason Porath brings his wisdom and wit to bear on fifty fascinating matriarchs.In concise, deeply researched vignettes, accompanied by charming illustrations, Porath illuminates these fearsome women, explores their lives, and pays tribute to their accomplishments. Here are famous women as well as lesser known figures from around the globe who have left their indelible mark as they changed the course of history, including:The Mother Who Sued to Save Her Children from SlaverySojourner TruthThe Mother of Rock n RollSister Rosetta TharpeThe Mother of Holocaust ChildrenIrena SendlerThe Mothers of The Dominican RepublicThe Mirabal SistersThe Mother of Yemens Golden AgeArwa al-SulayhiA celebration of motherhood and female achievement, Tough Mothers reminds us of the power of women to transform our lives and our world....

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ISBN : 9780062796097
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256 pages
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Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History’s Mightiest Matriarchs Reviews

  • Nicole

    A worthy successor to Rejected Princesses.

  • Rhiannon Johnson

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    Jason Porath's Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History’s Mightiest Matriarchs (April 3, 2018 from Day Street/Harper Collins #partner) is "an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in history—real life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved."

    This fully illustrated anthology features fifty fascinating matriarchs from "all corners of the globe and span from ancient times to modern day." The Mother Who In
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  • Ben Truong

    Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest Matriarchs by Jason Porath turns the seemingly stereotypical mothers as only passive, gentle, and loving on its head. Instead this book pays homage to a collection of the fiercest mothers in history with real life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved. In some cases, their innate fierceness of "maternal instinct" drives them to nurture, safeguard, fight, and sacrifice for the most important things that matter to them. For s ...more