Illustrated by Angel Bernuy, "Female Force: Gloria Steinem" is compact, informative, and features the colorful, playful accessibility needed to hook today's readers. It's also heartening to see a comic series — a medium still recovering from chauvinism — place smart women front and center in a way that feels genuinely inspiring and respectful.
"...I feel it makes a difference," publisher Darren G. Davis said of the series, to The Huffington Post in June. "We always tell the stories in a positive light and how the subjects learned from the difficulty. It shows people they can be anything they want to be and empowers them."
Teachers drafting those back-to-school reading lists, take note! (Huffington Post)