Chronicles the lives and achievements of noted female scientists, including astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, primatologist Diane Fossey, and anthropologist Margaret Mead.
Introduces the lives and literary accomplishments of such women writers as Maya Angelou, Judy Blume, Astrid Lindgren, Jean Little, Lucy Maud Montgomery, and Beatrix Potter.
Traces the lives of six women who have devoted their lives to helping those in need, including Princess Diana, Dolores Huerta, Helen Keller, Graca Simbine Machel, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mother Teresa.
Profiles the lives and accomplishments of such women known for their travels as Isabella Bird Bishop, Amelia Earhart, Mary Kingsley, Annie Smith Peck, Freya Stark, and Valentina Tereshkova.
Describes the lives and political careers of such women as Corazon Aquino, Benazir Bhutto, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, Eva Peron, and Margaret Thatcher.
Chronicles the lives and achievements of pioneering women in medicine, including cardiologist Helen Brook Taussig, pathologist Alice Hamilton, psychoanalyst Anna Freud, and medical researcher Florence Sabin.
Chronicles the lives and achievements of noted female musicians, including jazz pianist and composer Lil Hardin Armstrong, violinist Midori, and harpsichordist Wanda Landowska.
Chronicles the lives and achievements of women who have received Nobel Prizes in a variety of fields, including Aung San Suu Kyi, Barbara McClintock, and Nadine Gordimer.
Chronicles the lives and achievements of revolutionary women, including civil rights activist Angela Davis, human rights activist Rigoberta Menchu, and suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst.