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Author McCann, Michelle Roehm, 1968-

Title Girls who rocked the world : heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa / Michelle Roehm McCann & Amelie Welden.

Imprint New York : Aladdin ; Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 MCC    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 MCC    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 MCC    Available
Description viii, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "Portions of this work were previously published in an earlier edition of Girls Who Rocked the World and in Girls Who Rocked the World 2."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-245).
Contents Hatshepsut : Pharaoh -- The Trung sisters : warrior queens -- Joan of Arc : warrior and saint -- Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz : scholar and poet -- Laura Bassi : physicist -- Eliza Lucas Pinckney : agricultural entrepreneur -- Phillis Wheatley : poet -- Elisabeth Vigée-Le Brun : painter -- Maria Theresia von Paradis : pianist and composer -- Sacagawea : guide and interpreter -- Mary Anning : Fossil hunter -- The Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne) : authors -- Florence Nightingale : nurse -- Harriet Tubman : abolitionist -- Margaret Knight : inventor -- Anna Elizabeth Dickinson : orator, abolitionist, and suffragette -- Sarah Bernhardt : actress -- Edmonia Lewis : sculptor -- Emma Lazarus : poet -- Helen Keller : writer and advocate -- Anna Pavlova : ballerina -- Coco Chanel : fashion designer -- Bessie Smith : singer -- Irène Joliot-Curie : chemist -- Marian Anderson : singer -- Golda Meir : prime minister -- Queen Sālote Tupou III : queen -- Frida Kahlo : painter -- Mother Teresa : missionary -- Mary Leakey : archaeologist and anthropologist -- Jackie Mitchell : athlete -- Babe Didrikson Zaharias : athlete -- Indira Gandhi : prime minister -- Eva "Evita" Perón : actress and politician -- Anne Frank : diarist -- Wilma Rudolph : athlete -- The Night Witches : fighter pilots -- Temple Grandin : scientist, inventor, and advocate -- Susan Eloise (S. E.) Hinton : novelist -- Adriana Ocampo : planetary geologist -- Amatalrauf al-Sharki (Raufa Hassan) : journalist and activist -- Rigoberta Menchú : activist -- Maya Lin : architect -- Midori Goto : violinist -- Natalie Portman : actress -- Ashley Rhodes-Courter : author and advocate.
Summary Tells the stories of forty-six girls who were younger than twenty years of age when they changed the history of the world through amazing accomplishments.
Subject Girls -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women heroes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Welden, Amelie, 1975-
ISBN 9781582703619 hardcover alkaline paper
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