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Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories about Women Who Made a Difference

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ISBN13: 9780805077445
ISBN10: 0805077448
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The adventures of eight inspiring women of the twentieth century.

Mary Gibson Henry risked her life following her passion for new botanical species. During the Civil War, Katharine Wormeley worked aboard hospital ships and helped to save the lives of many sick and wounded soldiers. With a promise and a dollar and a half, Mary McLeod Bethune opened a school for African American girls in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1904, at a time when schools were segregated.

Award-winning author Penny Colman offers a compelling collection of true stories about eight women who were bold enough to confront obstacles and take risks in the pursuit of their goals. This is a book that celebrates the intelligence, fortitude, and courage of women.

Synopsis:

Award-winning author Penny Colman offers a compelling collection of true stories about eight women in the 20th century who were bold enough to confront obstacles and take risks in the pursuit of their goals. High school & older.

About the Author

Penny Colman is the author of many nonfiction books, including Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey.

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Gaye, March 12, 2007 (view all comments by Gaye)
This is an excellent book for girls (and women too, for that matter). We don't learn much about heroic women in school and this book provides interesting and detailed information about eight of them.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780805077445
Subtitle:
Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference
Author:
Colman, Penny
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Subject:
Autobiography/Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20060307
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 to 10
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6.125 in
Age Level:
from 10 to 15

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