Writer Kate Schatz loves biographies, and she loves history even more.

Even as a kid, Schatz knew she wanted to write books for younger readers.

But after she had children and found herself inundated with kids' books, she realized something was missing: books about badass women.

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Warning! Graphic depiction of a Nobel laureate.

Now whatexactly were you expecting to see… Nelson Mandela in his underwear? I spent time recently at the United Nations with NobelLaureate Aung San Suu Kyi. She was famously placed under house arrest in Myanmar for 15 years. While cut off fromthe rest of the world, Aung San Suu Kyi was oblivious to the existence of the Internet. When I asked her what websites sheloves to surf now that she's free, she told me all she wants to know from the web is newsabout Myanmar. Check out the four websites she visits every day, including rfa.org, better known as Radio Free Asia.

If graphics could talk...

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