Hometown Heroines (True Stories of Bravery, Daring & Adventure)

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During the 1800s, daring and courageous girls across America left their unique mark on history.

Milly Cooper galloped 9 miles through hostile Indian Territory to summon help when Fort Cooper was under attack.

Belle Boyd risked her life spying for the Rebels during the Civil War.

Kate Shelly, when she was 15, crawled across a nearly ...

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Overview

During the 1800s, daring and courageous girls across America left their unique mark on history.

Milly Cooper galloped 9 miles through hostile Indian Territory to summon help when Fort Cooper was under attack.

Belle Boyd risked her life spying for the Rebels during the Civil War.

Kate Shelly, when she was 15, crawled across a nearly washed-out railroad bridge during a ferocious thunderstorm to warn the next train.

Lucille Mulhall, age 14, outperformed cowboys to become the World's First Famous Cowgirl.

These are just a few of the inspiring true stories inside Hometown Heroines-American Girls who faced danger and adversity and made a difference in their world.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
When Betty Bolté was in ninth grade, she vowed to bring history to life, to make it enjoyable to read. Today, she does just that. Visit www.bettybolte.com to learn more about Betty and her other works.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614173687
  • Publisher: ePublishing Works!
  • Publication date: 10/10/2012
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 991,408
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

When Betty Bolté was in ninth grade, she vowed to bring history to life, to make it enjoyable to read. Today, she does just that. Visit www.bettybolte.com to learn more about Betty and her other works.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2001

    And Now You Know the REST of the Story or Do the Right Thing!

    Having had the privilege of reading a number of Bolte's riviting stories of young, American heroines, two years ago, I couldn't WAIT until they went to press, so they could be used in my fifth grade classroom, in conjunction with our American History curriculum. It's important that young people understand that adults aren't the only ones responsible for the building of America; they, too, made positive differences then... & can do so even now! Don't just limit these stories to American History, however. The accounts can also be used to discuss, teach, or write about character building. Read the stories aloud then discuss how lifeskills such as initiative, perseverance, honesty, courage, fairness, trustworthiness, etc. were exhibited. Challenge students to not only see but believe that: DOING THE RIGHT THING, is ALWAYS the RIGHT THING!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2014

    Awesome poem!

    I love how brave they are!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2014

    Great poem

    Loved it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2014

    Thanks.

    Thank you.

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    Posted March 31, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

    Abnegation Dorms

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

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    Well written and documented stories of the bravery of young women

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