She Did It!

21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think


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SHE DID IT! profiles 21 remarkable women who were professionals in fields from the arts and journalism to science, business, and technology, as well as advocates for women, children, African Americans, the LGBT community, and older Americans.

Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of trailblazing women runs through American history. Written in compelling, accessible prose and vividly illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully, this collection of inspiring and expertly researched profiles charts the bold paths these women forged in the twentieth century.

The subjects profiled include:

Jane Addams

Ethel Percy

Andrus Ella Baker

Gertrude Berg

Rachel Carson

Shirley Chisholm

Joan Cooney

Isadora Duncan

Barbara Gittings

Temple Grandin

Grace Hopper

Dolores Huerta

Billie Jean King

Dorothea Lange

Patsy Mink

Vera Rubin

Margaret Sanger

Gladys Tantaquidgeon

Ida M. Tarbell

Madame C. J. Walker

Alice Waters

Second Wave Feminism

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    November 6th, 2018
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    Emily Arnold McCully