Back Cover: GIRLS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD tells the incredible stories of thirty-three real girls, past and present, from all around the world, who achieved amzing feats and changed history before reaching their twenties.
Joan of Arc, a seventeen-year-old French girl who led troops against armies of English invaders. She defeated the English and rescued her country.
Phillis Wheatley, an African-American slave who became the first black woman to have her poetry published~when she was also just seventeen years old.
Cristen Powell, who learned to drag race when she was sixteen years old. She is the youngest person to earn a number one qualifying position and the youngest female drag-racing winner in history.