Not just an ordinary look at someone's achievements, but a fascinating view of how cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced the lives of these outstanding American women. You will learn how this diversity helped to shape our country and its history. High interest and easy readability make these stories especially appealing. Each reading is followed by activities, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography as well as notes for the teacher. For grades 6-12. 8.5" x 11". 134 pp.
The 16 American Women: Helen Keller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Georgia O'Keefe, Julia Morgan, Wilma Mankiller, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Rachel Carson, Dorothea Lange, Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Ka'iulani, Barbara Jordan, Donna Karan, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (Nellie Bly), Bonnie Blair.