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Rad American women A-Z

Author: Kate Schatz; Miriam Klein Stahl; City Lights Books,
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2015]
Series: City Lights/Sister spit
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made-or are still making--history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. The women come from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds and many had to overcome extreme hardships. One woman represents each alphabetical letter beginning with Angela Davis, an activist, teacher, and writer, and concludes with Zora Neale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Floridiana
Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Schatz; Miriam Klein Stahl; City Lights Books,
ISBN: 9780872866836 0872866831 9781480685888 1480685887 9781537926117 153792611X
OCLC Number: 890615778
Awards: American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project, 2016.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Angela Davis --
Billie Jean King --
Carol Burnett --
Dolores Huerta --
Ella Baker --
Florence Griffith-Joyner --
The Grimke sisters --
Hazel Scott --
Isadora Duncan --
Jovita Idar --
Kate Bornstein --
Lucy Parsons --
Maya Lin --
Nellie Bly --
Odetta --
Patti Smith --
"Queen Bessie" Coleman --
Rachel Carson --
Sonia Sotomayor --
Temple Grandin --
Ursula K. LeGuin --
Virginia Apgar --
Wilma Mankiller --
X --
Yuri Kochiyama --
Zora Neale Hurston.
Series Title: City Lights/Sister spit
Responsibility: written by Kate Schatz ; illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl.

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A book for children - and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends - documenting America's famous and unsung heroines  Read more...

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