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Olivia Meikle -- "The Book of Sisters"

Olivia Meikle will speak about and sign her new book, The Book of Sisters: Biographies of Incredible Siblings Through History, on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30pm at Boulder Bookstore. This is a FREE kid's event, but registration is required. Register on Eventbrite HERE or by clicking the button below.

About the Book:
Meet incredible women in this nonfiction book for kids, from Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret to tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams. Authors (and sisters!) Olivia Meikle and Katie Nelson have scoured history for jaw-dropping stories of amazing siblings, including:

  • Why Egyptian ruler Cleopatra went to war against her younger sister Arsinoë
  • How Native American sisters Maria and Marjorie Tallchief became America’s first star ballerinas
  • What made samurai sisters Nakano Takeko and Nakano Yuko take on an entire army

Through the stories of the sisters, readers will go on a whirlwind tour of women’s history, from the courts of Imperial China to the French Revolution. And you’ll discover that stories about sisters aren’t anything new—they can be traced back to ancient tales, from Greek goddesses to Maya mythology.


*This is a FREE kid's event, but registration is required.

*COVID-19 measures: Admission to this event will be limited, and masks are encouraged for all attendees.

*After registering, send an email to bbsvirtualevents@gmail.com if you're a Readers Guild member and you'd like to reserve a seat at this event. Seats must be reserved before 5pm on event day.

Olivia Meikle

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
1107 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
The Book of Sisters: Biographies of Incredible Siblings Through History By Olivia Meikle, Katie Nelson, Neon Squid Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684492008
Availability: NOT on our shelves - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Neon Squid - April 5th, 2022

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