A is for Abigail: an almanac of amazing American women

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sep 16, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Each letter of the alphabet is represented by an important woman in the history of the United States, as well as others in her same field of accomplishment.

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Super fun introduction to some great American women! - Goodreads
I am unclear what Cheney's method was for selection. - LibraryThing
Full of facts and illustrations. - LibraryThing
Format: Print with illustrations. - Goodreads
Illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Haydee Romero - Goodreads

This book is a great collection of women who have made an impact in American history. It is in alphabetical order; each letter represents a woman but expand to name the women who accomplished things ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

This tribute to american women is a great addition to either the elementary or the middle school library. So Many Women lauded! Loved it Read full review

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About the author (2003)


Lynne Cheney is the author of America: A Patriotic Primer and a longtime advocate of teaching our country's history to children. A widely published author who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Mrs. Cheney believes that the story of America's women is particularly important for children and young people to know.

"What American women have accomplished is truly amazing," Mrs. Cheney says. "In their dreams, hard work, and high achievement, all of us can find inspiration."

Mrs. Cheney, pictured here with some of tomorrow's amazing American women, is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. She is married to Vice President Dick Cheney, and they have two daughters and three granddaughters.

Mrs. Cheney's net proceeds will be donated to charity.