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Who was Harriet Tubman? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Bethany Hamilton —Walsh, Jenni L., author.

Shares details on the life of the young woman who lost her arm in a shark attack, but continued to pursue her dream of surfing.

Ten days a madwoman : the daring life and turbulent times of the original "girl" reporter, Nellie Bly —Noyes, Deborah.

A biography of Nellie Bly, the pioneering journalist whose showy but substantive stunts skyrocketed her to fame.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than...

I am Harriet Tubman —Meltzer, Brad, author.

"A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad."--Provided by publisher.

Harriet Tubman —Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

"Born enslaved, Harriet Tubman rose up to become one of the most successful, determined and well-known conductors of the Underground Railroad. With her family's love planted firmly in her heart, Harriet looked to the Nor...

Stone girl, bone girl : the story of Mary Anning —Anholt, Laurence.

A brief biography of the English girl whose discovery of an Ichthyosaurus skeleton in 1811 when she was twelve led to a life-long interest in fossils and other important discoveries.

Wild women of the Wild West —Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.

Pioneer girl : the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Anderson, William, 1952-

Recounts the life story of the author of the "Little House" books, from her childhood in Wisconsin to her old age at Rocky Ridge Farm.

Who was Sacagawea? —Fradin, Judith Bloom, author.

A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.

Ella: my first Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Introduce your little one to the pioneering jazz singer. Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read aloud to little dreamers.

Harriet Tubman —Kramer, Barbara, author.

Presents the life of Harriet Tubman, highlighting her brave actions on the Underground Railroad that helped lead more than seven hundred slaves to freedom.

Fireflies in the dark : the story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the children of Terezin —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Covers the years during which Friedl Dicker, a Jewish woman from Czechoslovakia, taught art to children at the Terezin Concentration Camp. Includes art created by teacher and students, excerpts from diaries, and intervie...

Runaway : the daring escape of Ona Judge —Shepard, Ray Anthony, author.

"An elegant, unforgiving poem narrating Ona Judge's self-emancipation from George Washington's household"-- Provided by publisher.

Harriet Tubman —Jazynka, Kitson, author.

"Born into slavery in c.1820, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the 'Underground Railroad.' A nurse, scout, and advisor during the A...

The story of Harriet Tubman —Platt, Christine A., 1976- author.

"Harriet Tubman became a celebrated leader in the fight to free people from slavery. But first, she was a determined young girl who believed that everyone deserved to be free. She bravely used a network of secret route...

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