Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.
"They're queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports stars, artists, and ...
Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.
Presents the life and accomplishments of the zoologist who studied and cared for chimpanzees.
Presents designer Coco Chanel's early life in an orphanage, where her sewing genius leads her to become a cabaret performer, hat maker, and international fashion icon.
Althea Gibson was the quickest, tallest, most fearless athlete in 1940s Harlem. She couldn't sit still! When she put her mind to it, the fleet-of-foot girl reigned supreme at every sport--stickball with the boys, basketb...
"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11."-- Provided by publisher.
"This book introduces preschoolers to 50 men and women of color who have changed the world." -- Provided by publisher.
A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.