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Women Who Made a Difference - Who Was? Pack of 20

Women Who Made a Difference - Who Was? Pack of 20
    Code: WHOWA2003
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    Publisher: Penguin Workshop
    Series: Who Was?
    Ages: 8 to 12
    Size: 5¼ X 7½
    For Grades: 2 to 6
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    This series is a favorite because it combines easy-to-understand history and biography lessons with engaging stories and fun illustrations. Discover more about American women from history!


    Inside- Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

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    Who Was Abigail Adams?

    Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to “remember the ladies” and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and girls.


    Who Was Anne Frank?

    In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding.


    Who Was Clara Barton?

    Clara Barton built a career helping others. She went on to found the American Red Cross, one of her greatest accomplishments, and one of the most recognized organizations in the world.


    Who Was Coretta Scott King?

    The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.


    Who Is Dolly Parton?

    Born in a little cabin in Tennessee, Dolly Parton always dreamed big, and she was right to! She wrote her first song at age five and became a country music star by the time she was in her early twenties. Of course, her success didn’t stop there. Dolly Parton is also an actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist whose “Imagination Library” reading initiative reaches children throughout the US, Canada, and the UK. There is simply no one like Dolly Parton!


    Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

    A fascinating historical figure in her own right, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of First Lady forever.


    Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

    Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom.


    Who Was Harriet Tubman?

    Throughout her long life (she died at the age of ninety-two) and long after the Civil War brought an end to slavery, this amazing woman was proof of what just one person can do.

     


    Who Was Helen Keller?

    At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things.

     


    Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy?

    Kids will be fascinated to read about a First Family whose youth, intelligence, and good looks captivated America in the early 1960s.


    Who Was Joan of Arc?

    By the time she was a teenager, she was leading troops into battle in the name of her country. Though she was captured and executed for her beliefs, Joan of Arc became a Catholic saint and has since captured the world’s imagination.


    Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

    Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books, based on her own childhood and later life, are still beloved classics almost a century after she began writing them.


    Who Was Marie Curie?

    Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics.


    Who Was Mother Teresa?

    Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries.


    Who Was Nellie Bly?

    Known for her extraordinary and record-breaking trip around the world and her undercover investigation of a mental institution, Nellie Bly was one of the first female investigative reporters in the United States and a pioneer in the field of journalism.


    Who Was Queen Elizabeth?

    The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous: cast out of her father's court at the age of three and imprisoned at nineteen, Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1558, when she was only twenty-five.


    Who Was Rachel Carson?

    Though she grew up in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson dreamed of the sea. In 1936 she began work with the Bureau of Fisheries and soon after published Under the Sea Wind, her first of many nature books.


    Who Was Sojourner Truth?

    Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done.


    Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

    Susan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for women's rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York, Anthony refused to settle for less pay than her male colleagues which ignited her lifelong devotion to women's equality.


    Who Is Temple Grandin?

    She has become a leading advocate for the autistic as well as for the humane treatment of animals at meat packing companies. This inspiring biography by Patricia Brennan Demuth shines a light on Temple Grandin’s intellect, creativity, and unique spirit.