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Women of the Golden State

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)

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