50 Unbelievable Women and Their Fascinating (and True!) Stories

50 Unbelievable Women and Their Fascinating (and True!) Stories

by Saundra Mitchell

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Overview

From Tina Fey to Vera Wang, and Oprah Winfrey to Maria TallChief, 50 incredible ladies who shaped our history!

"The arrangement of contemporary figures alongside those from the distant past should help give readers the sense that history is unfolding all around them."—Publishers Weekly

A compilation of biographies profiling some of the most intrepid women in history and today. From athletes, comediennes, and TV personalities, to world leaders, political figures, and activists, these women paved the way for future generations and have proven that hard work and passion will help you achieve just about anything. Chock full of interesting facts and bursts of trivia, plus a glossary and a fun quiz are sure to entertain and inform!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780147518125
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Series: They Did What? Series
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 728,226
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Saundra Mitchell is absolutely, completely, totally crazy about history. If you come to her hometown of Indianapolis, she'll show you the streets named after 19th century trolley stops, where Civil War prisoners were kept, and where the first European cemetery in town used to be. (That's right, they moved it! How creepy is that?) When she's not geeking out about history, she's writing novels for young adults, flipping out about pop culture with her best friend, and seriously embarrassing her kids. Find out more about her at www.saundramitchell.com and follow her on Twitter @SaundraMitchell.l

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