#Aprella #WeRise ?Catch up. ?Maybe I'm tired, but with the whole "We rise... we fall..." lyrics thing I kept thinking of the sun ☀️ and moon.? since they both rise and fall. Nothing like being obvious! ?Here are three books with sun in their title and three with moon in their title--all of which I've read. ???
Sidney Poitier rose through the motion picture industry to become the first black actor to win the best actor Academy Award and the Screen Actor‘s Guild highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, for an outstanding career and humanitarian accomplishment. #werise #aprella #tbr
I remember reading Maya‘s books when I was younger and being so inspired by her stories although her life was a world away from mine. Definitely opened my eyes and I love that books have the capacity to inspire and empower people #werise #aprella
“...In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant, and surprising biographies with stunning portraits of secular female “saints”: champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings, and broke molds...”
I received this book as an #ARC and I am excited to read it. It came to mind for Day 24‘s prompt: #WeRise of #Aprella 🙌🏼 #feminist #celebratewomen
Who doesn‘t love a good underdog story! This nonfiction book is about the working class boys at University of Washington who beat all odds to win gold at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. It inspired me to remember what hard work, courage, and dedication can do 💪🏻
#Aprella #day24 #WeRise I went through a huge fantasy kick as a young adult. Raymond Feists RiftWar Saga is still one of my favourites,this series is a spinoff from that.Set on Kelewan, the world that initiated the RiftWar, it follows Mara, a young woman from the Acoma who finds herself ruling lady after a betrayal causes the murder of her family. A naive girl at the start, she rises to be one of the most formidable political leaders in her world.