Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Cheryl Harness
Cheryl Harness illuminates our nation's history from the early 1600s to the present by telling about the women "who, all along, have held up half of the American sky." From poet Phillis Wheatley and nurse Clara Barton to actress Lucille Ball and architect Maya Ying Lin, the author-illustrator protrays women of all talents, races, and eras, showing how the achivements of the present have grown from the courageous actions of women throughout our history. Cheryl Harness depicts the ever-changing face of America in beautifully detailed artwork. The passion and humor in her writing reflect the attitudes of pioneers who pushed the boundaries of the feminine sphere to the limitsand then pushed a little further.
About the Author: Cheryl Harness encourages children to explore history through words and images. Her critically acclaimed titles include Three Young Pilgrims and Ghosts of the Twentieth Century. She lives in Independence, MO.
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
9.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
8 - 11 Years
About the Author
Cheryl Harness lives in Independence, Missouri, with her Scottie, Maude, and two cats, MerrieEmma and Elizabeth. As an author and illustrator, she is known for her engaging approach to history, seen in such books as Three Young Pilgrims, Ghosts of the White House, and Remember the Ladies. Just for You to Know is her first novel.