Adventurers   -     By: Sylvia Branzei
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Even girls can be born with true grit . . . here are the true stories of twelve very independent ladies. The voices of these women are brought to life through fun facts, quotes, and photos, and the special qualities it takes to become a hero are revealed. Everyone has the spirit of adventure; these women will inspire you to express your own! Included are: Amelia Earhart, Nellie Bly, Kit DesLauriers, and more!

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Running Press
ISBN-13: 9780762436965
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Series: Rebel in a Dress

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Publisher's Description

For the rebel in every girl's heart, this series presents the achievements of extraordinary, relevant, and inspiring women throughout history. Through quotes, narratives, photographs, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, each book tells the story of twelve bold and courageous women.

When the world told them to stay put, these twelve adventurers took to the skies, slopes, and seas. From the daring aviator Amelia Earhart to the relentless photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, these brave women will dare you to follow your dreams. Featured adventurers include Gudridur Thorbjarnarsdottir (Viking traveler), Susan Butcher (dog sled racer), Kit DesLauriers (skier), Valentina Tereshkova (astronaut), Bessie Coleman (pilot), Janet Guthrie (racecar driver), Sophie Blanchard (balloonist), Nellie Bly (journalist), Gertrude Ederle (English Channel swimmer), and Dr. Diana Hoff (Atlantic Ocean rower).

Author Bio

Sylvia Branzei has written five books in the international bestselling Grossology series. She is the author of the Ickstory series and co-author of Dinosaur Store, Outer Space Place, and “The Soap Opera” Science on Stage Anthology. She has also written articles for many educational magazines. Sylvia lives in Southern Oregon with her husband, Byron Velasquez, Sox Dog, and Buster Cat. Please visit her at branzei.com/syl.

Melissa Sweet illustrated the Caldecott Honor book A River of Words and more than 40 other books. Melissa lives in Rockport, Maine. Please visit her at melissasweet.net.

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