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Ladies first : 40 daring American women who were second to none / by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

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Author/Creator:
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
Library ed. - Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • 192 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
  • Forword
  • Introduction
  • Wilma Mankiller
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Victoria Murden
  • Margaret Bourke-White
  • Susan Butcher
  • Jane Addams
  • Madam C.J. Walker
  • Nellie Bly
  • Emma Hart Willard
  • Lynn Hill
  • Phyllis Wheatley
  • Stacy Allison
  • Marian Anderson
  • Katherine Switzer
  • Frances Perkins
  • Harriet Quimby
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • Olga Samaroff Stokowski
  • Carrie Chapman Catt
  • Shirley Muldowney
  • Sally Priesand
  • Julia Morgan
  • Gertrude Ederle
  • Jane Roberts
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Kathleen McGrath
  • Fanny Bullock Workman
  • Eve Queler
  • Rita Dove
  • Helen Keller
  • Antonia Novello
  • Brenda Berkman
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Dian Fossey
  • Sacagawea
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Martha Graham
  • Katherine Graham
  • Maria Tallchief
  • Quote sources
  • Selected bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Index.
Publisher's Summary:
"Ladies First" presents profiles of 40 women who had "firsts" in various fields. Each three-page profile is accompanied by a full-page portrait of the woman in action. Subjects range from the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat to the first woman to graduate medical school. Some emphasis is placed on women explorers and adventurers, but the collection is not meant to be definitive or encyclopedic in any way. Rather, it brings together an exciting cross-section of women whose accomplishments make great stories. A rich source of educational and historic material for students, the book highlights inspirational role models for girls.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
0792253949
9780792253945
0792253930
9780792253938

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