Notable Women Series
Books in the Series
of the Bay State
Women of the Golden State
of the Lone Star State
of the Empire State
of the Constitution State
series featuring prominent and often
under-recognized women from every state, the
book is a must for
both classroom and library.
will love this easy-to-use introduction
Each profile includes:
One or two
illustrations of the woman
A turning-point event
in the person’s life
A short biography
fascinating additional facts about
the profiled woman or her times.
An extensive timeline
Ideas for further
reading and research
A glossary of
The book is
perfect for units on women’s studies,
biography, or just for fun. Each
chapter has been
extensively researched. A partial
appears at the end of the book.
research bibliography is available in
by Apprentice Shop Books
Thorndike loved to make doll
clothes and dolls with her mother as a child.
She began selling her dolls after high
school to earn a little extra money.
McAuliffe was one of over
applicants to the teacher in space
program. She did not mail her application
in until the last day of the deadline.
Thompson could swim before she
could walk. She would flap her arms and
kick her feet. She could even take a
deep breath and swim underwater.
about these and 22 other
remarkable women from New Hampshire.
Each profile includes a biography, illustrations,
a timeline, additional fun facts, sources
for further reading, and a glossary.
"This book is terrific. It is very kid and teacher
friendly. The layout is exactly what a
The tidbits are definitely a plus. From
point of view it is superb."
-- Patricia Graves, retired fifth-grade teacher
"For kids . . . Women of Granite is a good one. For
grownups, it’s a good book to
surf through. It brings
Harriet Wilson . . . to life
more than anything else I’ve
read about her, and the same
goes for Granny D. . . .
"It lives up to its title: these are women you should
know. It’s just about the sheer
women . . . worthwhile
and presented nicely . . . "
--Lisa Parsons, Hippo Press
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