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Women of the Pine Tree State

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)

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