Girls Who Grew up Great: A Book of Encouragement for Girls about Amazing Women Who Dared to Dream

Girls Who Grew up Great: A Book of Encouragement for Girls about Amazing Women Who Dared to Dream

by Gwendolyn Gray

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Girls Who Grew up Great: A Book of Encouragement for Girls about Amazing Women Who Dared to Dream by Gwendolyn Gray

Murasaki Shikibu, who wrote the world's first novel. Ada Augusta Byron, who became the world's first computer programmer way back in 1843. Miranda Stuart, who disguised herself as a man for her entire life to become England's first female doctor. Angelina and Sarah Moore Grimke, two sisters who were among the first women to publicly speak out against slavery and to fight for women's rights in America. These are just a few of the remarkable women you'll read about in Girls Who Grew Up Great. It's full of the short biographies of girls who, as they grew up, dared to dream, conquered challenges, and made a better world for us all. Plus, hear from incredible women who have some words of wisdom to share with you -- like Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Marie Curie, Anne Frank, Sheryl Swoopes, Amelia Earhart, and so many more! So go ahead, open up this book to find some amazing stories, lots of inspiration, and the paths that have been paved so that you, too, can grow up great!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780883967522
Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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