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Adventurous women : eight true stories about women who made a difference / Penny Colman.

Author Colman, Penny.

ImprintNew York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006.

Note: ContentCold? yes...I love it, Louise Arner Boyd : Arctic explorer -- Blank spots on the maps, Mary Gibson Henry : plant hunter -- A preeminent woman, Juana Briones : enterprising family head -- Great clouds of yellow and orange fumes, Alice Hamilton : super sleuth -- I will build them again, Mary McLeod Bethune : passionate educator -- Whirlwind of work, Katharine Wormeley : daring Superindendent : letter excerpts -- For the sum of love and affection and ten dollars, Biddy Mason : fierce fighter -- To be somebody, Peggy Hull : resolute reporter.

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