Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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Overview

Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt

Not all governments have been run by men. Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats—and flaws—for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?
In this grand addition to their highly praised series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women, ranging from the famous to those whose stories have rarely been told.
Features twenty extraordinary women, including:
Cleopatra
Joan of Arc
Elizabeth I
Harriet Tubman
Eleanor Roosevelt
Eva Perón

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544247611
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 12/31/2013
Series: Lives of . . . Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 262,640
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 1150L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers. She is a book reviewer and former children's book editor. Ms. Krull lives in San Diego, California.

Kathryn Hewitt illustrated the previous books in the Lives of the...series, as well as popular picture books for younger readers. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

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"A captivating browsers’ delight."—School Library Journal


• "Fabulous reading, great for research, deliciously . . . feminist."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very funny and true at the same time.My favorite picture in the book is the picture of the russian empress Her Imperiol Highness the Tsarina Catherine the great, holding a sighn that says i am great.Iloved this book and so will you!
TxBB43 More than 1 year ago
Quick,easy,and enjoyable history lessons. Learned a lot. Plan to recommend it to my friends.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice
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GrammieSE More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kiss ur hand post this on three other books and look under ur pillow.