Sunday, June 20, 2010

Unknown Birthday: Chen Xiefen

Chen Xiefen, journalist

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy (Charlesbridge, 2005)

Chinese women's rights advocate Xiefen, founder at age 16 of the "Women's Journal," also established a girl's school in her homeland.

From the Minnesota State University at Mankato e-museum, read about the times in which Xiefen lived during the Qing Dynasty.