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Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

  • Hardcover
  • Linda Skeers
  • Illustrated by Livi Gosling


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Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, yet they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers. This new compilation of short biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure - some of whom you may know, many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you should know. Included are 52 short biographies (one for each week of the year!) featuring women such as: Annie Edson Taylor, the first person who dared to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman who dared to fly in space. Eugenie Clark, who dared to think of sharks as intelligent beings. Helen Gibson, the first woman who dared to be a professional stunt person. Each spread will feature an illustration and bio for our adventurers. Back matter contains a bibliography.

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Title: Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

ISBN: 9781492653271

Mastermind number: 206515

Shipping weight (lbs): 1.15

Package dimensions (inches): 9 x 7 x 0.71

Author: Linda Skeers

Illustrator: Livi Gosling

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Sourcebooks

Pages: 128

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