Women of the Pine Tree State
By Andrea Murphy, Joyce Ray, and Others
Illustrated & Designed by Lisa Greenleaf
America's Notable Women Series
The spirit of Maine is defined by women of fortitude, strength and courage. Authors, sports heroes, explorers, and scientists have all contributed to the unique character of the Pine Tree state.
Women featured: Martha Ballard, Helen Augusta Blanchard, Margaret Wise Brown, Barbara Cooney, Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, Chansonetta Emmons, Beatrix Jones Farrand, Sarah Jane Foster, Kate Furbish, Linda Greenlaw, Dahlov Ipcar, Gail Laughlin, Elle Logan, Miriam Mac Millan, Mary Alice Nelson, Louise Nevelson, Lillian Nordica, Molly Ockett, Dr. Edith Marion Patch, Dr. Elizabeth Russell, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Margaret Chase Smith, Sarah Keating Wood, Celia Thaxter
RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)