Taking Women to New Heights The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the United States, Amelia Earhart is known for her tremendous achievements as a pilot. She was a pioneer of women's rights, believing that women could do anything they set their minds to. The book is 128 pages with black and white photos.
Anna was a pioneer in teaching children about nature. Anna worked to get people to love nature. She became the first female professor at Cornell University. She was selected for Sigma Xi, the national society for the sciences. The National Wildlife Federation inducted Anna into the Conservation Hall of Fame. This 128 page book is a biography of Anna's life and her love or nature and also contains two lessons form the Handbook of Nature Study.
Though known for her tremendous skill in golf, Babe Didrikson Zaharias excelled in every sport. She helped found the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), which still enables women to play and compete today. She also confronted cancer with grace and spoke out about it encouraging others to fight and to get check-ups to prevent cancer or catch it early. Her biography is 128 pages with black and white photos.
At age 29, Bessie Coleman was the first black woman to receive her pilot's license and the first woman to receive an international pilot's license. Wanting to share her success and help other women and African Americans overcome the poverty, prejudice, and injustice she had faced, she worked to open a flight school for African Americans. She believed that they needed to take their place in the skies, too. Her biography is 128 pages with black and white photos.
Dot Richardson, M.D., would not let prejudices against women stand in her way. She became an Olympic gold-medal shortstop in an era when people said, “Girls don’t play baseball.” When few women held the title “Doctor,” Dot became an orthopedic surgeon. When Dot set her sights on a goal, she would Go For It! Her biography is 140 pages with color photos.
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She couldn’t read or write. But she outwitted bounty hunters and sheriffs and led her family, relatives and others to their freedom. They called Harriet Tubman the “Moses of her People.” Back at her home in Auburn, New York, Harriet struggled to care for her aging parents. With hard work, determination and support from her family and friends she kept her home. But despite her own troubles, Harriet devoted herself to her “last work”—providing a home for aging and disabled black people. Her biography is 128 pages with black and white photos.
Mary Cassatt always wanted to be an artist. But to reach her goal, she had to overcome many barriers. At the time Mary lived, people frowned on girls from wealthy families having a career. Mary did not give in to these prejudices. After much travel, study, and hard work, she won over her parents and the critics. Today Mary Cassatt's “impressionist” paintings hang in the most prestigious museums and collections throughout the world. Her biography is 104 pages with color photos of her paintings.
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