**This is a virtual ticketed event that will be hosted on Crowdcast.** (Scroll down to purchase tickets)
New York Times bestselling authors Chelsea Clinton and Ibtihaj Muhammad will join Vroman’s on September 22 at 5PM PDT for a live virtual event, moderated by sports reporter Lindsay Czarniak, to celebrate the launch of SHE PERSISTED IN SPORTS by Chelsea Clinton and THE PROUDEST BLUE: A STORY OF HIJAB AND FAMILY by Ibtihaj Muhammad.
The event will take place on Crowdcast. There will not be an opportunity to submit questions during the live event, but you can submit questions through Eventbrite when you purchase your ticket.
One purchase of a ticket for EITHER She Persisted in Sports or The Proudest Blue is required to register for the live Crowdcast event. A limited supply of She Persisted in Sports will include signed bookplates with book purchase, so make sure to register now!
ABOUT SHE PERSISTED IN SPORTS:
SHE PERSISTED IN SPORTS: American Olympians Who Changed the Game, the third book in Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger’s #1 New York Times bestselling She Persisted picture book series, celebrates American women who have faced their own unique set of challenges, across countless sports and levels of play, and excelled because of their persistence. Women in the book include California natives Kristi Yamaguchi, Venus and Serena Williams, Diana Taurasi, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings. Margaret Ives Abbott, Gertrude Ederle, Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, Wilma Rudolph, Jean Driscoll, Mia Hamm and the 1996 Olympic soccer team, Simone Biles, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are also included. A Spanish-language edition, ELLA PERSISTIÓ EN EL DEPORTE, will be concurrently released.
Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, which was praised in a starred review by Publishers Weekly as a “lovely, moving work of children's literature [and a] polished introduction to a diverse and accomplished group of women." She is also the author of the picture book Grandma’s Gardens, co-written with Hillary Rodham Clinton, as well as the New York Times bestsellers Don’t Let Them Disappear; Start Now! You Can Make a Difference; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience, co-written with Hillary Rodham Clinton; and Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?, co-written with Devi Sridhar. Chelsea Clinton is the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives including those that help to empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children, and their dog, Soren. You can follow her on Twitter at @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chelseaclinton.
ABOUT THE PROUDEST BLUE:
A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school–and two sisters on one’s first day of hijab–by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It’s the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it’s her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab–a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong. Paired with Hatem Aly’s beautiful, whimsical art, Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad and Morris Award finalist S.K. Ali bring readers an uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond between siblings, and of being proud of who you are.
Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete for the United States in the Olympic Games. She is also the first female Muslim American to medal at the Olympic Games, winning bronze in the women’s saber team event. An activist, speaker, and entrepreneur, Ibtihaj has written a memoir, Proud, and inspired the first hijabi Barbie in her likeness. She invites you to visit her online at ibtihajmuhammad.com.
**This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Crowdcast - you will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access.
This event ticket includes a hardcover copy of either She Persisted in Sports or The Proudest Blue, mailed to you after the event, as well as online access to the event for your household. You will receive a link and password to attend the Crowdcast event on the afternoon of Monday, September 21st.
Additional copies of each book are available as add-on’s at check out.
Please note: The shipping amount included in the ticket price is for domestic shipping only. There is an additional $17.00 charge required if shipping internationally.
Code of Conduct:
By registering for this event, you are agreeing to refrain from engaging in inappropriate behavior and harassment of any kind throughout the course of this event (i.e. racial slurs, profanity, hate speech, spam comments, etc.). Please note that any participants who engage in inappropriate behavior or harassment of any kind will be immediately ejected from this event.
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