Women of The Empire State:
25 New York Women You Should Know
Kathleen W. Deady, Contributor
Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf



America's Notable Women Series


Other Books in the Series

Women of Granite

Women of the Bay State

Women of the Golden State

Women of the Lone Star State

Women of the Constitution State


        New! A series featuring prominent and often 

          under-recognized women from every state, the
          book is a must for both classroom and library.
Children will love this easy-to-use introduction
          to research.


          Each profile includes:

·        One or two illustrations of the woman

·        A turning-point event in the person’s life

·        A short biography

·        “Tidbits” – fascinating additional facts about
the profiled woman or her times.

·        An extensive timeline

·        Ideas for further reading and research

·        A glossary of unfamiliar words.


          The book is perfect for units on women’s studies,
          American history, biography, or just for fun. Each
          chapter has been extensively researched. A partial
          adult bibliography appears at the end of the book.
The complete research bibliography is available in
          downloadable PDF format from
Apprentice Shop Books.



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ISBN: 978-0-9723410-8-0

$16, Paperback

136 pages

Grade 4-5



Did You Know?

On March 3, 1879, Belva Lockwood 
became the first woman allowed to 
practice law before the Supreme Court.

After swimming the English Channel, 
Gertrude Ederle became very popular in the
United States. She was the first woman to
receive a ticker-tape parade in New York.

In April 16, 1912, Harriet Quimby, 
America's first woman pilot, became the 
first woman to fly across the English Channel. 
News of her flight was lost in the back pages 
of the newspapers. Dominating the front 
pages was news of the sinking of the Titanic.




Read about these and 22 other
 remarkable women from Connecticut.
Each profile includes a biography, illustrations,
a timeline, additional fun facts, sources
for further reading, and a glossary.  




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