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Title:
Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.
Call Number:
j920.72 CUM
Publication Date:
c2012.
Publisher:
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Physical Description:
48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Contents:
Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972 : from parties to polar bears -- Nellie Cashman (1850-1925) : go west, young lady -- Ynes Mexia (1870-1938) : going green -- Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881-1969) : a bug up her sleeve -- Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935) : how high can you climb? -- Alexandrine Tinné (1835-1869) : mystery of the Nile -- Delia Julia Denning Akeley (1875-1970) : Africa, from dawn to tusk -- Violet Cressy-Marcks (1890-1970) : "shrinking violet?" -- not this lady! -- Freya Stark (1893-1993) : Arabian nights and days -- Daisy Bates (1863-1951) : walk on the wild side.
Summary:
Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Horizon Bib Number:
1355158
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