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- DescriptionThe deeply important stories of fourteen American women who fought to change the world The battle for equal rights began hundreds of years ago and there were many strong, influential women who fought hard for their freedom and for the freedom of others. Here are the stories of fourteen women who stood up for what they believed in. From Emma Willard, who started the first college for women, and Abigail Adams, who believed that women should have the same rights as men, to Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote a book that helped to abolish slavery, these are the inspiring stories of women who changed a nation.
- Author BiographyJoanna Johnston wrote books that often dealt with the achievements of women and of blacks, among them Together in America: The Story of Two Races and One Nation; A Special Bravery; and Paul Cuffee: America's First Black Captain. Her book Thomas Jefferson, His Many Talents won the Thomas Alva Edison Award for Excellence in 1962. She also worked as a staff writer for CBS Radio and Television in New York City, where she died in 1982. She had one daughter, Abigail.
- Author(s)Johnston Johanna
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication01/03/2004
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight104 g
- Width129 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine10 mm
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