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

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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.

Synopsis:

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

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
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
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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