Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters (Google eBook)
As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series.
Sara Breedlove, the daughter of former slaves, wanted everything to be different for her own daughter, A’Lelia. Together they built a million-dollar beauty empire for women of color. Marie Curie became the first person in history to win two Nobel prizes in science. Inspired by her mother, Irène too became a scientist and Nobel prize winner.
Borrowed Names is the story of these extraordinary mothers and daughters.Borrowed Names is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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Review: Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam CJ Walker, Marie Curie, and Their DaughtersUser Review - Kay Mcgriff - Goodreads
Three amazing women were born in the year 1867. Three extraordinary women grew up to have an impact on the world and their daughters. Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in log cabins and sod dugouts across ... Read full review
Review: Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam CJ Walker, Marie Curie, and Their DaughtersUser Review - Kesha - Goodreads
This is a tremendous novel in verse about three prominent women in history who achieved beyond expectations while influencing their daughters and ours through osmosis and happen to share the same ... Read full review