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Author Maggs, Sam, author.

Title Girl squads : 20 female friendships that changed history / by Sam Maggs ; illustrations by Jenn Woodall.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    302.34082 MAG    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    302.34082 MAG    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Allendale Branch On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description 271 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-264) and index.
Contents Introduction: Squad goals -- Athlete squads. The Haenyeo ; Shirley and Sharon Firth ; The 1964 Japanese Women's Olympic Volleyball Team ; Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens -- Political & activist squads. Tr℗ưng Tr©¯ac and Tr℗ưng Nh©øi ; Manon Roland and Sophie Grandchamp ; The Patriotic Women's League of Iran ; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan -- Warrior squads. The Dahomey Amazons ; Anne Bonny and Mary Read ; The Red Lanterns Shining ; The Red Women of Finland -- Scientist squads. Anandibai Joshi, Sabat Islambooly, and Kei Okami ; The Edinburgh seven ; The women scientists of Antarctica ; The West Area computers -- Artist squads. The Trobairitz ; The Blue Stockings Society ; Salom©Øe Ure©Þna and the Instituto de Se©Þnoritas ; The Zohra Orchestra.
Summary A modern girl is nothing without her squad of besties, but Maggs takes readers on a tour of some of history's most famous female BFFs. You'll meet lady pirates, socialites, Olympic skiers and medical students who showed just how essential female friendship has been throughout history-- and throughout the world. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Female friendship -- History.
Women -- History.
Women -- Biography.
Genre/Form Young adult nonfiction.
Added Author Woodall, Jenn, illustrator.
ISBN 9781683690726 : $16.99
1683690729 : $16.99

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