Women of the Ocean State
By Linda Crotta Brennan and Others
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
Rhode Island’s women have given this small state a huge historical footprint. Accomplishments in business, activism, sports, and the arts make the Ocean State a model for women’s achievements.
Women featured: Elizabeth Beisel, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, Ruth Buzzi, Elizabeth Buffum Chace, Prudence Crandall, Jill Craybas, Sarah Elizabeth Doyle, Elleanor Eldridge, Ann Smith Franklin, Julia Ward Howe, Anne Hutchinson, Joyce Jillson, Matilda Joyner Jones, Ida Lewis, Frances H. McDougall, Martha McSally, Jennifer Murray, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Annie Smith Peck, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, Claudine Schneider, Janet Moreau Stone, Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson, Princess Red Wing
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)