It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 17, 2014

Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »
  1. $16.77 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Love Me Back

    Merritt Tierce 9780385538077

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
6 Local Warehouse General- General
25 Remote Warehouse Children's Young Adult- Biography

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

by

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

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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:

Cleopatra

Joan of Arc

Elizabeth I

Harriet Tubman

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eva Perandoacute;n

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

What is your favorite athlete's biggest fear? Strangest habit? Craziest quirk? And what did their neighbors have to say about them? Find out all you ever wanted to know about your favorite sports stars in Lives of the Athletes.and#160;Biographical information has never been this much fun to read!

Synopsis:

What are musicians really like?

Synopsis:

Shakespeare wrote with a feather quill and ink; Emily Dickinson wrote with a fountain pen; Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote on a Yiddish typewriter. But what did such writers do when they weren't writing? What did Jane Austen eat for breakfast? What could make Mark Twain throw his shirts out the window? Why would Zora Neale Hurston punch a fellow elevator passenger? Lives of the Writers tells all that and more.

Synopsis:

History comes to life in this dynamic volume! Itand#8217;s no secret that Beethoven went deaf, that Mozart had constant money problems, and that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote musicals. But what were these peopleand#8212;and other famous musiciansand#8212;really like? What did they eat? What did they wear? How did they spend their time? Discover the fascinating and often humorous stories of twenty famous musicians from various countries and historical periods, beginning with Vivaldi and ending with Woody Guthrie.

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:
9780544247611
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lives Of . . .
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

Other books you might like

  1. Border Town #04: Border Town #4: No... New Trade Paper $5.99
  2. The Circuit: Stories from the Life... Used Trade Paper $8.00
  3. !Scandalosa! (Honey Blonde Chica Novels) Used Trade Paper $8.00
  4. Honey Blonde Chica: Used Hardcover $1.75
  5. Rules of Attraction
    Used Hardcover $6.95
  6. Chain Reaction: A Perfect Chemistry... New Trade Paper $9.99

Related Subjects

Children's » Biographies » Women
Children's » History » Women in History
Children's » History » World History
Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) (Lives of . . .) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.99 In Stock
Product details 96 pages Hmh Books for Young Readers - English 9780544247611 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Wild or mild, hated or beloved, these twenty women dared to stand up and be a leader.
"Synopsis" by ,
What is your favorite athlete's biggest fear? Strangest habit? Craziest quirk? And what did their neighbors have to say about them? Find out all you ever wanted to know about your favorite sports stars in Lives of the Athletes.and#160;Biographical information has never been this much fun to read!
"Synopsis" by ,
What are musicians really like?

"Synopsis" by ,
Shakespeare wrote with a feather quill and ink; Emily Dickinson wrote with a fountain pen; Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote on a Yiddish typewriter. But what did such writers do when they weren't writing? What did Jane Austen eat for breakfast? What could make Mark Twain throw his shirts out the window? Why would Zora Neale Hurston punch a fellow elevator passenger? Lives of the Writers tells all that and more.
"Synopsis" by , History comes to life in this dynamic volume! Itand#8217;s no secret that Beethoven went deaf, that Mozart had constant money problems, and that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote musicals. But what were these peopleand#8212;and other famous musiciansand#8212;really like? What did they eat? What did they wear? How did they spend their time? Discover the fascinating and often humorous stories of twenty famous musicians from various countries and historical periods, beginning with Vivaldi and ending with Woody Guthrie.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.