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

Gender & Sexism
Author(s):
Kathleen Krull
Illustrator(s):
Kathryn Hewitt
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0544247611
Year:
Gender & Sexism

This book focuses on twenty women down through history who have held political power and influence, including Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt and Eva Peron. These biographical pieces showcase queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, and revolutionary leaders. Some are notorious, others revered, and all were noteworthy women who succeeded in making their way through a male dominated society.

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