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Explorers —Hacker, Carlotta.

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.

The atlas of Women Explorers —Francaviglia, Riccardo, author, illustrator.

Follow the fascinating voyages of 18 courageous women who defied convention to follow their dreams and explore the world. From Amelia Earhart to Isabelle Bird, Freya Stark to Laura Dekker, these 18 women broke the rules,...

How high can we climb? : the story of women explorers —Atkins, Jeannine, 1953-

Profiles twelve women explorers of the land, sea, and air: Jeanne Baret, Florence Baker, Annie Smith Peck, Josephine Peary, Arnarulunguaq, Elisabeth Casteret, Nicole Maxwell, Sylvia Earle, Junko Tabei, Kay Cottee, Sue He...

Fearless women : athletes, explorers, other competitors —Hanson, Jillian.

Presents brief biographical sketches of women known as athletes, explorers, or adventurers, from Harriet Chalmers Adams and Michelle Akers to Kristi Yamaguchi and Babe Diedrikson Zaharias.

Women explorers one hundred years of courage and audacity —Rolfe, Helen Y.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2006

Since the early days of exploration, adventurous women have felt the pull of the mountains. Women of the early 1900s climbed some of the highest peaks in Canada wearing woollen knickers and hobnail boots. These pioneers ...

Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats —Cummins, Julie.

Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.

Spinsters abroad Victorian lady explorers —Birkett, Dea, 1958-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

A look at the lives of 50 women explorers and their journeys, drawing upon diaries and letters. Dissatisfied with the lives prescribed for them in the late Victorian era, they sought new horizons. From West Africa to Sar...

A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers —Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952- author.

"The stories of two dozen fascinating female explorers, from a wide range of eras, cultures, races, and economic backgrounds, are profiled in this entertaining and educational resource. Each of the women profiled overcam...

A world of her own 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers —Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952-
EBook
2014

"The stories of two dozen fascinating female explorers, from a wide range of eras, cultures, races, and economic backgrounds, are profiled in this entertaining and educational resource. Each of the women profiled overcam...

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