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Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats

Author: Julie Cummins; Cheryl Harness
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2012], ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Cummins; Cheryl Harness
ISBN: 9780803737136 0803737130 9780147517364 0147517362
OCLC Number: 727126768
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972 : from parties to polar bears --
Nellie Cashman (1850-1925) : go west, young lady --
Ynes Mexia (1870-1938) : going green --
Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881-1969) : a bug up her sleeve --
Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935) : how high can you climb? --
Alexandrine Tinné (1835-1869) : mystery of the Nile --
Delia Julia Denning Akeley (1875-1970) : Africa, from dawn to tusk --
Violet Cressy-Marcks (1890-1970) : "shrinking violet?" --
not this lady! --
Freya Stark (1893-1993) : Arabian nights and days --
Daisy Bates (1863-1951) : walk on the wild side.
Responsibility: Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.

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Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.

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