Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women

Cheryl Harness, Author, Nancy F. Cott, Author, Cheryl Harness, Illustrator
Cheryl Harness, Author, Nancy F. Cott, Author, Cheryl Harness, Illustrator HarperCollins Publishers $16.99 (64p) ISBN 978-0-688-17017-2
Reviewed on: 02/01/2001
Release date: 02/01/2001
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Paperback - 64 pages - 978-0-06-443869-8
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And, reaching further back in history, Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women by Cheryl Harness, in her signature style, offers brief biographies within a larger history of women. She begins with Virginia Dare, ""the first English child born in America"" in 1587, proceeds to Pocahontas; includes Abigail Adams (whose quote inspired the volume's title), Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gloria Steinem, Barbara Jordan and Oprah Winfrey; and closes with director and costume designer Julie Taymor and Ruth J. Simmons, the African-American president of Smith College. ( Feb.)
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