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Women of the Bay State

Women of the Bay State

  • By Kathleen Walsh Deady and The Write Sisters
    Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf


    This book features 25 outstanding women from Massachusetts. The rich history from MA holds many jewels including, America's first African-American nurse; a paralympic skiing champion; sculptors and scientists. Their stories stimulate reading and further research. Every chapter includes a short biography, an historically accurate portrait, fun facts, a timeline, research suggestions, and a glossary. (136 pages)


    Women featured: Abigail Adams, Tenley Albright, Louisa May Alcott, Florence Bascom, Marita Bonner, Anne Dudley Bradstreet, Mary Bunting, Joyce Chen, Bette Davis, Dorothea, Lynde Dix, Mary Dyer, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Lucy Larcom, Nancy Harkness Love, Mary Mahoney, Maria Mitchell, Lucretia Mott, Rebecca Towne Nurse, Elizabeth Porter Phelps, Ellen Swallow Richards, Edith Nourse Rogers, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Laurie Stephens,Katharine Lane Weems, Edith WhartonEngaging stories of New Hampshire’s lady pioneers, pilots, inventors, and spies help students explore the world of non-fiction. (136 pages)

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