Women of the Constitution State
By Diane Mayr and the Write Sisters
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
Introduce students to incredible Connecticut women—from the Revolutionary War through today—who influenced the arts, science, and society.
Women featured: Ruth Hughes Aarons, Mary Jobe Akeley, Anni Albers, Emma Fielding Baker, Evelyn L. Batchelder, Lucia Chase, Jewel Plummer Cobb, Martha Minerva Franklin, Alice Hamilton, Dr. Jane Hamilton-Merritt, Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit, Mary Goodrich Jenson, Emeline Roberts Jones, Sarah Kemble Knight, Madeleine L'Engle, Donna Lopiano, Constance B. Motley, Rosa Melba Ponselle, Sarah Porter, Edith C. Roosevelt, Margaret Fogarty Rudkin, Abby Hadassah Smith, Ida Tarbell, Hannah Bunce Watson, Mabel Osgood Wright
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)