American Women: Their Lives in Their Words

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 336 pages
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Told through letters, journals, and other writings, American Women spans U.S. history from the times of Anne Hutchinson to Sojourer Truth to today's teenagers. A history of daughters, workers, wives, servants, and achievers, this powerful book canvases all social, economic, and ethnic groups. A 1992 ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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PART ONE Women in the New World
Pitty Your Destressed Daughter
Like This Part of the World

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Doreen Rappaport is well known for her groundbreaking approach to multicultural history and literature for young readers. Her many books include "Victory or Death: Stories of the American Revolution; We Are The Many: A Picture Book of American Indians;" and "Martin's Big Words", winner of the Jane Addams Book Award. She and her husband divide their time between New York City and a rural village in upstate New York.

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