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She Did It! 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think

By Emily Arnold McCully



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Book Description

Prepare to discover new heroes among these 21 women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of trailblazing women runs through American history. Written in compelling, accessible prose and vividly illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully, this collection of inspiring and expertly researched profiles charts the bold paths these women forged in the 20th century.

Winner: APEX 2019 Awards of Publication Excellence

The subjects include AARP founder and Ethel Percy Andrus, and these other profiles:

1. Jane Addams

2. Ethel Percy Andrus

3. Ella Baker

4. Gertrude Berg

5. Rachel Carson

6. Shirley Chisholm

7. Joan Cooney

8. Isadora Duncan

9. Barbara Gittings

10. Temple Grandin

11. Grace Hopper

12. Dolores Huerta

13. Billie Jean King

14. Dorothea Lange

15. Patsy Mink

16. Vera Rubin

17. Margaret Sanger

18. Gladys Tantaquidgeon

19. Ida M. Tarbell

20. Madame C. J. Walker

21. Alice Waters