Who are some of women who changed the course of history? From freeing slaves to being the first woman in space, these books outline the incredible lives of six women who stood up for what they believed and inspired others to do the same. This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in paving the way for other African Americans, from Ruby Bridges's early life through her first steps in an integrated school and her struggles against racism. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.