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


  • ISBN: 9781582703619 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1582703612 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781582703022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1582703027 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: viii, 248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Aladdin ; 2012.

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1 current hold with 10 total copies.

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Gloucester YA Nonficton YA 920.72/McCann (Text to phone) Checked out 07/29/2014
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Content descriptions

General 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, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 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.
Welden, Amelie, 1975- (Added Author).
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