American Women: Their Lives in Their Words

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HarperTrophy, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 318 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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as the other reviewer said, all countries should have a book like this. i found the pioneer stories really good. Read full review

Contents

Pitty Your Destressed Daughter
9
Like This Part of the World
16
Foul Words In My Ear
23
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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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