Women of the Lone Star State
By Mary Dodson Wade, Sally Wilkins, and Others
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
The first Texas “Cattle Queen;” a Civil War spy; the “Woman Athlete of the 20th Century.” The compelling stories of these and other women will inspire young readers.
Women featured: Mary Kay Ash, Mollie Bailey, Nancy Binford, Annie Webb Blanton, Barbara Bush, Bessie Coleman, Viola Johnson Coleman, Clara Driscoll, Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, Molly Goodnight, Connie Hagar Maria Hinojosa de Balli, Oveta Culp Hobby, Peggy Hull, Barbara Jordan, Anastasia Liukin, Jane Long, Marion Koogler McNay, Elizabet Ney, Cynthia Ann Parker, Guadalupe Quintanilla, Mary Crownover Rabb, Ann Richards, Waldine Amanda Tauch, "Babe" Zaharias
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)