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Women Explorers : Perils, Pistols, and Petticoats (Reprint) (Paperback) (Julie Cummins)

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Meet ten inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundariesThough most people have heard of explorers like Henry Hudson and Christopher Columbus, few have heard names like Nellie Cashman and Annie Smith Peck. Unfortunately, most of the brave women explorers have never made it into history books because they lived in times when it was taboo for women to go off on their own. Luckily, the daring women in this book didn't let those taboos slow them down as they climbed treacherous mountains, studied Aboriginal cultures, and lived with Pygmy tribes!With engaging text and bold illustrations, Women Explorers will finally properly introduce these adventurous women to the world.
Meet ten inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries

Though most people have heard of explorers like Henry Hudson and Christopher Columbus, few have heard names like Nellie Cashman and Annie Smith Peck. Unfortunately, most of the brave women explorers have never made it into history books because they lived in times when it was taboo for women to go off on their own. Luckily, the daring women in this book didn't let those taboos slow them down as they climbed treacherous mountains, studied Aboriginal cultures, and lived with Pygmy tribes!

With engaging text and bold illustrations, Women Explorers will finally properly introduce these adventurous women to the world.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Women
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Julie Cummins
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2015
TCIN: 24003605
UPC: 9780147517364
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9723
$8.99

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