Women of the Lone Star State:
25 Texas 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 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 2010


ISBN 0-9723410-7-2

$16, Paperback

136 pages

Grade 4-5



Did You Know?


Sculptress Elizabet Ney kept her marriage to
 Edmund Montgomery a secret. She wanted to still be 

known as Miss Ney. She and Edmund often lived
   apart while they traveled and continued their careers.


 Birder Connie Hager discovered over twenty

new species of birds in Texas. They included nine
different species of hummingbirds, and several
birds that people thought were extinct.


As a child, Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin always
 wanted to sleep in her leotards instead of her pajamas.






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






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