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Holding her head high : 12 single mothers who championed their children and changed history

Author: Janine Turner
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the role of single mothers from the Roman Empire to the present day through an analysis of the lives and contributions of twelve single mothers, including Blanche of Castile, Abigail Adams, and Harriet Jacobs.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janine Turner
ISBN: 9780785223245 078522324X
OCLC Number: 190860071
Description: xix, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: How did a Baptist girl from Texas end up as a single mom? --
The Roman Empire: settiing the stage --
Listen for God's higher calling: Helena Augusta --
The Middle Ages: settiing the stage --
Choose God's greatness: Blanche of Castile --
Turn tribulations into triumphs: Christine De Pizan --
Colonial and Revolutionary America: settiing the stage --
Define your own destiny: Rachel Lavein Fawcett --
Dare to dream: Eliza Pinckney --
Put God first: Isabella Graham --
Go the extra mile: Elizabeth Timothy --
Champion your children: Abigail Adams --
Single mothers of slavery: settiing the stage --
Don't give up before the miracle: Harriet Jacobson --
Pioneer single mothers: settiing the stage --
Heal with humor: Elinore Pruitt Stewart --
Persevere with praise: Aunt Clara Brown --
Soar on eagle's wings: Belva Lockwood --
Conclusion: Virtual conversations.
Responsibility: Janine Turner.
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Discusses the role of single mothers from the Roman Empire to the present day through an analysis of the lives and contributions of twelve single mothers, including Blanche of Castile, Abigail Adams, and Harriet Jacobs.

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