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50 women who shaped American history - how will they inspire you?

Women have always been at the forefront of American history - and now it's time to hear their stories! This look into American history for kids is bursting with engaging biographies that explore the lives of these inspiring women from different backgrounds and a wide array of fields.

From Revolutionary War soldier Deborah Sampson and abolitionist Harriet Tubman to Hawaiian Queen Lili‘uokalani and Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, this guide to American history for kids takes you on a fun and fascinating journey, one fearless woman at a time. Each of these chronologically ordered biographies offers an exciting look into the life and accomplishments of these heroic figures and how they made history.

Unearth American history for kids with:

  • Incredible stories, incredible women - With biographies that focus on the accomplishments of heroic women, this is what a book on American history for kids should be.
  • Historical timeline - Better understand how each of these women fit into history thanks to timelines that show what else was happening during their lifetimes.
  • Dive deeper - Entries also feature a helpful sidebar that further explores a specific part of the biography, launching you into more learning about American history for kids.

Discover the amazing women who helped shape America with this enjoyable journey into American history for kids.

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  • Debora Joseph-Splatt
  • 24-09-2020

A Must Have At Home Book!!!!!

As a Latina Caribbean female who migrate from Central America, becane a US Naturalized Citizen,and served in the US Air Force / Pentagon, I am amazed about the wealth of contributions past and present women provided to the history of The United States of North America. Like most of these women, I have encountered challenges that I helped me become stronger giving me the motivation to keep on going and not giving up about my goals. This book opened my eyes to endless possibilities. I will purchase the hard copy to have in my library so my children; especially my daughter reads it.

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  • Amanda
  • 02-01-2021

Good historical information

I cannot believe another reviewer gave this book a negative review because it had a non-biblical content. That’s embarrassing. There was a lot of good information here about interesting women throughout American history. I do wish there was more information, but now I can go research the women on my own that I am more interested in. It’s a good place to start at least.

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  • SIMARA
  • 28-09-2020

Inspiring!

This is a book that inspires you and makes you feel proud of being a women. So many times women are ignored in history and here are 50 women that have made history and paved the way for us. Women of different backgrounds and throughout American history are included here. The narration is also perfect! Ms. Plummer only adds to how spectacular this book is. It’s included in the Plus catalog. Highly recommended!!!

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  • Z. Wartes
  • 26-08-2020

I love it

I love that you can learn about history and it is not just about what men do because women are just as capable as men.We are strong in our own way and it doesn’t matter what you look like.👩🏿‍🤝‍👩🏼

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  • labtrout
  • 26-02-2021

Missing person

Ruth Bater Ginsburg needs to be in the story she has impacted the entire world.

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  • Anna M. Sides
  • 19-01-2021

Sad and Disappointing

I was so excited to hear the brief history of these amazing women but was so underwhelmed. One minute of very brief notes about the woman and then a deluge of random dates and facts. Sad and disappointing, enough said

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  • Tonja Weber
  • 11-01-2021

It doesn’t do them justice


I was so excited when I saw this and started to listen to it. Then I realized that each women only had about three minutes. The women did amazing things that require more the three minutes to talk about!

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