Women of the Empire State
By Deborah Bruss and Others
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
Being “first” means breaking barriers. Students will learn how these New York women overcame challenges and became leaders in medicine, journalism, science, and the arts.
Women featured: Louise Bethune, Elizabeth Blackwell, Nellie Bly, Mary (Molly) Brant, Rachel Fuller Brown, Shirley Chisholm, Janet Collins, Dorothy Creole, Gertrude Ederle, Althea Gibson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Martha Graham, Grace Hartigan, Malvina Hoffman, Grace Hopper, Belva Ann Lockwood, Clare Boothe Luce, Barbara McClintock, Frances Perkins, Harriet Quimby, Emily Roebling, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Susan McKinney Steward, Barbra Streisand, Mary E. Walker
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)