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Author Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Title 100 women who made history : remarkable women who shaped our world / written by Stella Caldwell, Clare Hibbert, Andrea Mills, and Rona Skene ; consultant, Philip Parker.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Dk Publishing, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Children's Department  J920.72 CALDWELL    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J BIO WOMEN'S HISTORY    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 920.72 CALDWELL    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Nonfiction  J920.72 CAL    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Jefferson Branch - Children's Department  J920.72 CAL    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Children's Department  J920.72 CA    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents CLUED-UP CREATIVES: Sappho -- Mira Bai -- Emily Dickinson -- SCREEN STARS: Marlene Dietrich ; Marilyn Monroe ; Kathryn Bigelow -- Madhuri Dixit ; Jennifer Lawrence -- Josephine Baker -- Edith Piaf -- Maria Callas -- Frida Kahlo -- WOMEN WRITERS: Murasaki Shikibu ; Shin Saimdang ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; Jane Austen ; Maya Angelou -- Anne Frank -- Joni Mitchell -- J. K. Rowling -- SUPER SCIENTISTS: Hypatia -- Émilie du Châtelet -- Ada Lovelace -- Mary Anning -- Sofia Kovalevskaya -- Lise Meitner -- Marie Curie -- HEALTHCARE HEROES: Mary Seacole ; Florence Nightingale ; Edith Cavell ; Agnes Hunt ; Averil Mansfield -- Chien-Shung Wu -- Dian Fossey -- Françoise Barré-Sinoussi -- Rosalind Franklin -- INSPIRING CAMPAIGNERS: Olympe de Gouges -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Harriet Tubman -- Louise Michel -- Bertha von Suttner -- LANDMARK MOMENTS: Princess Isabel of Brazil ; Helen Keller ; Rachel Carson ; Wangari Maathai ; Margaret Chan -- Emmeline Pankhurst -- Rosa Luxemburg -- Sophie Scholl -- Rosa Parks -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- Malala Yousafzai -- LEADING LADIES -- Joan of Arc -- COOL QUEENS: Hatshepsut ; Cleopatra ; Eleanor of Aquitaine ; Razia Sultana ; Queen Victoria -- Catherine the Great -- Wu Zeitan -- Taytu Betul -- Queen Elizabeth I -- Sacagawea -- Maria Quitéria de Jesus -- Dolores Ibárruri -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Indira Gandhi -- Margaret Thatcher -- Angela Merkel -- POLITICAL PIONEERS: Golda Meir ; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ; Graça Machel -- Shirin Ebadi -- Benazir Bhutto -- INTREPID ENTREPRENEURS: Bertha Benz -- Sarah Breedlove -- Coco Chanel -- Indra Nooyi -- Peggy Guggenheim -- Oprah Winfrey -- INTERNET IMPACT: Carol Bartz ; Radia Perlman ; Sheryl Sandberg ; Martha Lane Fox ; Juliana Rotich -- AMAZING ACHIEVERS: Althea Gibson -- Nellie Bly -- HIGH FLIERS: Harriet Quimby ; Eugenie Mikhailovna Shakhovskaya ; Amelia Earhart ; Amy Johnson ; Valentina Tereshkova -- Gertrude Bell -- Junko Tabei -- Wilma Rudolph -- Nova Peris -- Serena Williams -- Tanni Grey-Thompson -- Jessica Ennis-Hill -- Marta -- Let's applaud... -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgements
Summary If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world, from Anne Frank to J.K. Rowling. Meet the most talented and famous women in history, from politics, science, business, and the arts, from exciting entrepreneurs to clever creative. Discover landmark moments in the lives of amazing historical women from Joan of Arc to Marie Curie, up to and including modern game-changers such as Maya Angelou, Angela Merkel, Serena Williams, and Malala Yousafzai. With beautiful photography and fun illustrations, 100 Women Who Made History is a fascinating look at the pioneering and inspiring women in history, from ancient Greece to the present day. 100 Women Who Made History is the perfect book of history for kids aged 9 and up as they discover women who left their mark.
Subject Women -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women artists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women heads of state -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women politicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women adventurers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- History.
Women -- Biography.
Successful people.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author.
Mills, Andrea, author.
Skene, Rona, author.
Parker, Philip, 1965- consultant.
Added Title One hundred women who made history
ISBN 9781465456885 (hardcover)
1465456880 (hardcover)
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