Women of the Golden State
By Linda Crotta Brennan and Others
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
The profiled California women are strong, creative, and tenacious. These short, biographical profiles are perfect for units on character education.
Women featured: Ethel Percy Andrus, Judith Baca, Charlotta S. Bass, Juana Briones, Marcy Carsey, Louisa Clappe, Anita L. DeFrantz, Alice Eastwood, Mabel Fairbanks, Betty Ford, Dian Fossey, Jessie Anne Fremont, Dolores Huerta, Billie Jean King, Maxine Hong Kingston"Sox" Kitashima, Dorothea Lange, Ruth Law, Biddy Mason, Janice Mirikitani, Charlie Parkhurst, Nancy Pelosi, Sally Ride, Maria Shriver, Maud Younger
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)