62pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2021
Short biographies of Nontsizi Mgqwetho, UMntwana uMagogo Constance Zulu, Gladys Nomfanekiso Mgundlandlu, Noni Jabavu, Miriam Masoli Tlali, Dorothy Masuku, Esther Nikwambi Nostokana Mahlangu, Madosini Latozi Mpahleni, Busi Mhlongo and Brenda Nokuzola Fassie.
Also available in Afrikaans, isiXhosa and isiZulu.
Suitable for young adults.
Teacher, writer and poet Athambile Masola is the founder of Asinakuthula Collective, a collective of teachers and researchers interested in women’s history. She is a member of Bua-lit Language and Literacy Collective, which works on social justice in language and literacy education. She is the author of the poetry collection Ilifa (2021). She teaches in the History Department at the University of Cape Town.
Xolisa Guzula is a lecturer in language and literacy studies at the University of Cape Town. She has written four children’s books and translated many children’s books from English to isiXhosa. She is a member of Bua-lit Language and Literacy Collective.