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Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.

Cummins, Julie. (Author). Harness, Cheryl, illustrator. (Added Author). Harness, Cheryl. (Added Author).
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Albright Memorial Library YOUNG ADULT 910.9252 CUMMINS (Text) 50686014848621 Stacks Available

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  • ISBN: 9780803737136 (trade) :
  • ISBN: 0803737130 (trade) :
  • Physical Description: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Formatted Contents Note: Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972 : from parties to polar bears -- Nellie Cashman (1850-1925) : go west, young lady -- Ynes Mexia (1870-1938) : going green -- Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881-1969) : a bug up her sleeve -- Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935) : how high can you climb? -- Alexandrine Tinn©♭ (1835-1869) : mystery of the Nile -- Delia Julia Denning Akeley (1875-1970) : Africa, from dawn to tusk -- Violet Cressy-Marcks (1890-1970) : "shrinking violet?"--not this lady! -- Freya Stark (1893-1993) : Arabian nights and days -- Daisy Bates (1863-1951) : walk on the wild side.
Summary, etc.: Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.
Subject: Women explorers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Juvenile literature.
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