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Author Ketchum, Liza, 1946-

Title Into a new country : eight remarkable women of the West / Liza Ketchum.

Imprint Boston : Little, Brown, c2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 KET    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 KET    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 KET    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 KET    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 135 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents "Women are venturesome creatures!" : Susan Shelby Magoffin -- "I'm a star and that is sufficient" : Lotta Crabtree -- "For the sum of love and affection and ten dollars" : Bridget "Biddy" Mason -- "I can never give up my freedom" : Bethenia Owens-Adair -- "I am a human being and have a right to be heard" : Bright Eyes, Susette LaFlesche Tibbles -- "I shall come home to doctor and dose you all" : Susan LaFlesche Picotte -- "Is it a disgrace to be born a Chinese? Didn't God make us all!!!" : Mary McGladery Tape -- "I wasn't built for going backwards. When I once step forward, I must go ahead" : Katherine Ryan, "Klondike Kate."
Summary Presents the history of the West through eight biographies of women, including Susan Magoffin, Lotta Crabtree, and Biddy Mason.
Subject Magoffin, Susan Shelby, 1827-1855 -- Juvenile literature.
Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924 -- Juvenile literature.
Mason, Biddy, 1818-1891 -- Juvenile literature.
Owens-Adair, Bethenia, 1840-1926 -- Juvenile literature.
La Flesche, Susette, 1854-1903 -- Juvenile literature.
Picotte, Susan LaFlesche, 1865-1915 -- Juvenile literature.
Tape, Mary McGladery, 1857-1928 -- Juvenile literature.
Ryan, Kate, 1869-1932 -- Juvenile literature.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers.
Women -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
ISBN 0316495972 (hc) : $18.95

 
    
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