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Ladies First: 40 Daring American Women Who Were Second To None

Ages 10 and up.  National Geographic Children's Books.  February 2006.

The Story: Who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?  Who was the first female African-American self-made millionaire?  Who was New York City's first female firefighter?  The answers to all these questions are in this engaging title which belongs in every school and home where young women are encouraged to strive for greatness.  Illustrated with 40 black and white photographs.
Inspiration: "These are 40 women I want to know.  These are women I want with me on the ship when it starts to sink".


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