Seven Brave Women

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Jan 24, 2006 - Courage - 24 pages
Take a journey through time as a young girl recounts the exploits of her female ancestors, seven brave women who left their imprints on the past and on her. Beginning with the great-great-great-grandmother who came to America on a wooden sailboat, these women were devout and determined and tireless and beloved.

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Summary: Seven Brave Women is a historical fiction story told by a little girl who takes the readers on a journey through time by telling stories of her women ancestors. She begins the book by ... Read full review

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A young girl tells the story of her female ancestors. They did not fight in wars like the men did, but they all had some achievement of which she could be proud. The stories are told in a manner in ... Read full review

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Betsy Hearne is the author of several books for children, including "Wishes, Kisses, and Pigs" (a "Child" magazine Best Book of 2001), "Eliza's Dog, " and "Listening for Leroy" (a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young Children). She was formerly the editor of the "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, " and she now teaches literature and storytelling at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Ms. Hearne lives with her family in Urbana, Illinois.

Pegi Deitz Shea is the author of many books for young readers, such as "Liberty Rising: The Story of the Statue of Liberty," She lives in Connecticut. Bethanne Andersen has illustrated several acclaimed books for children, including "Seven Brave Women," She lives in Boise, Idaho.

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