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Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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Not all governments have been run by men. Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats-and flaws-for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?In this grand addition to their highly praised series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women, ranging from the famous to those whose stories have rarely been told.Features twenty extraordinary women, including: CleopatraJoan of ArcElizabeth IHarriet TubmanEleanor RooseveltEva Peron

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This new paperback in the popular Lives of series exposes history's most notable women

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Wild or mild, hated or beloved, these twenty women dared to stand up and be a leader.

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Kathleen Krull turns her spotlight on twenty powerful women from Cleopatra to RIgoberta Menchú Tum, revealing their feats and flaws for all the world to see. They were queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. But they were all real people with private interests and personalities. What were they really like? Wild or mild, hated or beloved, each of these women dared to stand up and be a leader.

Synopsis:

Not all governments have been run by men. Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats--and flaws--for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?

In this grand addition to their highly praised series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women, ranging from the famous to those whose stories have rarely been told.

About the Author

Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers. She is a book reviewer and former children's book editor. Ms. Krull lives in San Diego, California.

Kathryn Hewitt illustrated the previous books in the Lives of the...series, as well as popular picture books for younger readers. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152008079
ill.:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Women in politics
Subject:
Women heads of state
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lives Of . . .
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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This new paperback in the popular Lives of series exposes history's most notable women
"Synopsis" by ,
Wild or mild, hated or beloved, these twenty women dared to stand up and be a leader.
"Synopsis" by , Kathleen Krull turns her spotlight on twenty powerful women from Cleopatra to RIgoberta Menchú Tum, revealing their feats and flaws for all the world to see. They were queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. But they were all real people with private interests and personalities. What were they really like? Wild or mild, hated or beloved, each of these women dared to stand up and be a leader.
"Synopsis" by ,
Not all governments have been run by men. Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats--and flaws--for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?

In this grand addition to their highly praised series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women, ranging from the famous to those whose stories have rarely been told.

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