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Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, & rebels / Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling.

Skeers, Linda, (author.). Gosling, Livi, (illustrator.).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 920.72 Skeers Linda (Text) 22960001493708 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Iva Branch J 920.72 Skeers Linda (Text) 22960001493716 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch J 920.72 Skeers Linda (Text) 22960001493724 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch J 920.72 Skeers Linda (Text) 22960001493732 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 305.409 SKE (Text) 0530005984552 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch J 920.72 SKE (Text) 30018005731126 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781492653271
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-111) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Daredevils. Anna Olga Albertina Brown -- Annie Edson Taylor -- Bessie Coleman -- Elinor Smith -- Florence Chadwick -- Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick -- Helen Gibson -- Lillian Boyer -- Lillian Leitzel -- Mary Lillian Ellison -- May Emmeline Wirth -- Mildred Burke -- Shirley Muldowney -- Sophie Blanchard -- Valentina Tereshkova -- Adventurers. Ada Blackjack -- Barbara Hillary -- Beatrice Ayettey -- Emma "Grandma" Gatewood -- Dr. Eugenie Clark -- Fanny Bullock Workman -- Ferminia Sarras -- Ida Lewis -- Jeanne Baret -- Joan Bamford Fletcher -- Junko Tabei -- Libby Riddles -- Lillian Riggs -- Margaret Bourke-White -- Mary Anning -- Mina Hubbard -- Rosaly Lopes -- Sylvia Earle -- Ynes Mexia -- Rebels. Alia Muhammad Baker -- Annette Kellerman -- Annie "Londonderry" Cohen Kopchovsky -- Belle Boyd -- Bessie Stringfield -- Ella Hattan -- Irena Sendler -- Johanna July -- Kate Warne -- Keiko Fukuda -- Lyda Conley -- Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown -- Mary Edwards Walker -- Mary Fields -- Minnie Spotted Wolf -- Rose Fortune -- Susan la Flesche Picotte -- Sybil Ludington.
Summary, etc.:
Profiles fifty-two women in history who who have risked their lives for the sake of adventure, including Sophie Blanchard, Mary Anning, Minnie Spotted Wolf, and Alia Muhammad Baker.
Subject: Women daredevils > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women adventurers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Adventure and adventurers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women heroes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Dissenters > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women daredevils > Biography.
Women adventurers > Biography.
Adventure and adventurers > Biography.
Women heroes > Biography.
Dissenters > Biography.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.

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