Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women

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Harper Collins, Feb 4, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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In a 1776 letter cautioning her husband to "remember the ladies," Abigail Adams made one of the earliest pleas for women's rights in America. How could she have known, in the years to follow, just how many strong and independent women would step forward to forge new paths in their fight for equality?

From Clara Barton and Harriet Tubman to the less well-known but equally important Belva Lockwood and Maya Ying Lin, Remember the Ladies spans the centuries to provide an engaging look at one hundred outstanding women who have helped shape our great nation.


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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It was more informational than a "tale." It gives a brief background of 100 women who have made some sort of impact in the US in different eras. It is organized ... Read full review

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This book tells of 100 influential women throughout American history. It is divided into time periods and gives a brief history of that particular time period. Each time period gives a paragraph of ... Read full review


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Cheryl Harness lives in Independence, Missouri, with her Scottie, Maude, and two cats, MerrieEmma and Elizabeth. As an author and illustrator, she is known for her engaging approach to history, seen in such books as Three Young Pilgrims, Ghosts of the White House, and Remember the Ladies. Just for You to Know is her first novel.

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