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Rad American women A-Z / written by Kate Schatz ; illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl.

Schatz, Kate, (author.). Klein Stahl, Miriam (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Summary:

"Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made-or are still making--history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. The women come from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds and many had to overcome extreme hardships. One woman represents each alphabetical letter beginning with Angela Davis, an activist, teacher, and writer, and concludes with Zora Neale Hurston, an anthropologist and writer." --Publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 920.72 SCH 2015 (Text) 33892100381665 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/07/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780872866836
  • ISBN: 0872866831
  • Physical Description: 64 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Angela Davis -- Billie Jean King -- Carol Burnett -- Dolores Huerta -- Ella Baker -- Florence Griffith-Joyner -- The Grimke sisters -- Hazel Scott -- Isadora Duncan -- Jovita Idar -- Kate Bornstein -- Lucy Parsons -- Maya Lin -- Nellie Bly -- Odetta -- Patti Smith -- "Queen Bessie" Coleman -- Rachel Carson -- Sonia Sotomayor -- Temple Grandin -- Ursula K. LeGuin -- Virginia Apgar -- Wilma Mankiller -- X -- Yuri Kochiyama -- Zora Neale Hurston.
Summary, etc.:
"Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made-or are still making--history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. The women come from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds and many had to overcome extreme hardships. One woman represents each alphabetical letter beginning with Angela Davis, an activist, teacher, and writer, and concludes with Zora Neale Hurston, an anthropologist and writer." --Publisher.
Subject: Women > United States > Biography > Biography

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