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Author Cummins, Julie.

Title Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.

Imprint New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2012], ©2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 920 CUM    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 910.9252 CUM    DUE 08-05-19
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 910.9252 CUM    Available
Description 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
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.
Subject Women explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Women explorers.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Harness, Cheryl ill.
ISBN 9780803737136 (trade)
0803737130 (trade)

 
    
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