Heroines: Great Women Through the Ages

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Abbeville Press, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 79 pages
The lives and contributions of 12 women from many cultures and throughout history are portrayed in this inspiring book. Women who changed the world are depicted during the fascinating historical periods in which they lived. 50 color illustrations.

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User Review  - DayehSensei - LibraryThing

This is a great collection of one-page biographies about a wide variety of heroic women-- Joan of Arc, Frida Kahlo, Cleopatra among them. Students who are easily intimidated by lengthy, overly ... Read full review


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This volume, subtitled ``Great Women Through the Ages,'' offers brief biographies of 12 women who made their marks: Agnodice, Lady Murasaki Shikibu, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I ... Read full review


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