Women of the Golden State:
25 California 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 Lone Star State

Women of the Empire 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.



Published by Apprentice Shop Books 


August 2009


ISBN 0-9723410-6-4

$16, Paperback

136 pages

Grade 4-5



Did You Know?


Juana Briones was one of the first residents
 in Yerba Buena, which was named for the 
wild mint in the growing throughout the area.
It was later renamed San Francisco.


Biddy Mason, a freed slave, was one of
the first African American Women to own
property in California. She called the first
piece of land she owned her homestead.


Sally Ride left college to pursue a professional
 tennis career. After a period of serious training,
  she decided she was not good enough, and
 returned to college to study Physics.






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






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