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The Resource Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels, Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling

Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels, Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling

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Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels
Title
Women who dared
Title remainder
52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels
Statement of responsibility
Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling
Title variation
Fifty two stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers and rebels
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles fifty-two women in history who who have risked their lives for the sake of adventure, including Sophie Blanchard, Mary Anning, Minnie Spotted Wolf, and Alia Muhammad Baker
Summary
Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels. This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure—many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you'll WANT to know
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Biography type
collective biography
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10575591
Cataloging source
DLC
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Skeers, Linda
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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950
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Gosling, Livi
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True
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  • Women daredevils
  • Women adventurers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Women heroes
  • Dissenters
  • Women
  • Women daredevils
  • Women adventurers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Women heroes
  • Dissenters
  • Women
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Dissenters
  • Women daredevils
  • Women adventurers
  • Women heroes
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
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52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, & rebels
Label
Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels, Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-111) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
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  • sti
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: DAREDEVILS -- 1858-1919(?) Germany Superior Strength / Anna Olga Albertina Brown -- 1838-1921 United States Plunging Into Peril / Annie Edson Taylor -- 1892(?)-1926 United States Ace Aviator / Bessie Coleman -- 1911-2010 United States Fearless Flyer / Elinor Smith -- 1918-1995 United States Sensational Swimmer / Florence Chadwick -- 1893-1978 United States Petite Parachutist / Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick -- 1892-1977 United States Stupendous Stuntwoman / Helen Gibson -- 1901-1989 United States Wing-Walking Wonder / Lillian Boyer -- 1892-1931 Germany Awesome Acrobat / Lillian Leitzel -- 1923-2007 United States "Fabulous Moolah" / Mary Lillian Ellison -- 1894-1978 Australia Outrageous Trick Rider / May Emmeling Wirth -- 1915-1989 United States "Queen Of The Ring" / Mildred Burke -- 1940 - United Sates Rad Racer / Shirley Muldowney -- 1778-1819 France Brave Balloonist / Sophie Blanchard -- 1937 - Russia Cool Cosmonaut / Valentina Tereshkova --
  • Contents note continued: ADVENTURERS -- 1898-1983 United States Arctic Survivor / Ada Blackjack -- 1931 - United States North And South Pole Sensation / Barbara Hillary -- 1955 - Ghana Unconventional Captain / Beatrice Ayettey -- 1887-1973 United States Hiker With Heart / Emma "Grandma" Gatewood -- 1922-2015 United States Shark Lady / Dr. Eugenie Clark -- 1859-1925 United States Courageous Climber / Fanny Bullock Workman -- 1840-1915 Nicaragua Copper Queen / Ferminia Sarras -- 1842-1911 United States Lighthouse Keeper And Life Saver / Ida Lewis -- 1740-1807 France Secret Sailor / Jeanne Baret -- 1918-1979 Canada Remarkable Rescuer / Joan Bamford Fletcher -- 1939-2016 Japan Mountaineering Marvel / Junko Tabei -- 1956 - United States Masterful Musher / Libby Riddles -- 1888-1977 United States Remarkable Rancher / Lillian Riggs -- 1904-1971 United States Fearless Photographer / Margaret Bourke-White -- 1799-1847 England Fossil Finder And Dinosaur Discoverer / Mary Anning --
  • Contents note continued: 1870-1956 Canada Exciting Explorer / Mina Hubbard -- 1957 - Brazil Daring Discoverer / Rosaly Lopes -- 1935 - United States Underwater Wanderer / Sylvia Earle -- 1870-1938 United States Brave Botanist / Ynes Mexia -- REBELS -- 1953 - Iraq Lionhearted Librarian / Alia Muhammad Baker -- 1887-1975 Australia Mermaid Queen / Annette Kellerman -- 1870-1947 Latvia Bodacious Bicyclist / Annie "Londonderry" Cohen Kopchovsky -- 1844-1900 United States Sly Spy / Belle Body -- 1911-1993 Jamaica "Motorcycle Queen Of Miami" / Bessie Stringfield -- 1859-1907(?) United States Queen Of The Sword / Ella Hattan -- 1910-2008 Poland Heroine Of The Holocaust / Irena Sendler -- 1857(?)-1946(?) Mexico Horse Whisperer / Johanna July -- 1833-1868 United States Daring Detective / Kate Warne -- 1913-2013 Japan Amazing Martial Artist / Keiko Fukuda -- 1869-1946 United States Proud Protector / Lyda Conley --
  • Contents note continued: 1867-1932 United States Absolutely "Unsinkable" / Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown -- 1832-1919 United States Medal Of Honor Winner / Mary Edwards Walker -- 1832-1914 United States Stagecoach Mary / Mary Fields -- 1923-1988 United States Marvelous Marine / Minnie Spotted Wolf -- 1774-1864 United States Courageous Cop / Rose Fortune -- 1865-1915 United States Heroic Healer / Susan La Flesche Picotte
Control code
000060220936
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781492653271
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)970035538
Label
Women who dared : 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers & rebels, Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-111) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: DAREDEVILS -- 1858-1919(?) Germany Superior Strength / Anna Olga Albertina Brown -- 1838-1921 United States Plunging Into Peril / Annie Edson Taylor -- 1892(?)-1926 United States Ace Aviator / Bessie Coleman -- 1911-2010 United States Fearless Flyer / Elinor Smith -- 1918-1995 United States Sensational Swimmer / Florence Chadwick -- 1893-1978 United States Petite Parachutist / Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick -- 1892-1977 United States Stupendous Stuntwoman / Helen Gibson -- 1901-1989 United States Wing-Walking Wonder / Lillian Boyer -- 1892-1931 Germany Awesome Acrobat / Lillian Leitzel -- 1923-2007 United States "Fabulous Moolah" / Mary Lillian Ellison -- 1894-1978 Australia Outrageous Trick Rider / May Emmeling Wirth -- 1915-1989 United States "Queen Of The Ring" / Mildred Burke -- 1940 - United Sates Rad Racer / Shirley Muldowney -- 1778-1819 France Brave Balloonist / Sophie Blanchard -- 1937 - Russia Cool Cosmonaut / Valentina Tereshkova --
  • Contents note continued: ADVENTURERS -- 1898-1983 United States Arctic Survivor / Ada Blackjack -- 1931 - United States North And South Pole Sensation / Barbara Hillary -- 1955 - Ghana Unconventional Captain / Beatrice Ayettey -- 1887-1973 United States Hiker With Heart / Emma "Grandma" Gatewood -- 1922-2015 United States Shark Lady / Dr. Eugenie Clark -- 1859-1925 United States Courageous Climber / Fanny Bullock Workman -- 1840-1915 Nicaragua Copper Queen / Ferminia Sarras -- 1842-1911 United States Lighthouse Keeper And Life Saver / Ida Lewis -- 1740-1807 France Secret Sailor / Jeanne Baret -- 1918-1979 Canada Remarkable Rescuer / Joan Bamford Fletcher -- 1939-2016 Japan Mountaineering Marvel / Junko Tabei -- 1956 - United States Masterful Musher / Libby Riddles -- 1888-1977 United States Remarkable Rancher / Lillian Riggs -- 1904-1971 United States Fearless Photographer / Margaret Bourke-White -- 1799-1847 England Fossil Finder And Dinosaur Discoverer / Mary Anning --
  • Contents note continued: 1870-1956 Canada Exciting Explorer / Mina Hubbard -- 1957 - Brazil Daring Discoverer / Rosaly Lopes -- 1935 - United States Underwater Wanderer / Sylvia Earle -- 1870-1938 United States Brave Botanist / Ynes Mexia -- REBELS -- 1953 - Iraq Lionhearted Librarian / Alia Muhammad Baker -- 1887-1975 Australia Mermaid Queen / Annette Kellerman -- 1870-1947 Latvia Bodacious Bicyclist / Annie "Londonderry" Cohen Kopchovsky -- 1844-1900 United States Sly Spy / Belle Body -- 1911-1993 Jamaica "Motorcycle Queen Of Miami" / Bessie Stringfield -- 1859-1907(?) United States Queen Of The Sword / Ella Hattan -- 1910-2008 Poland Heroine Of The Holocaust / Irena Sendler -- 1857(?)-1946(?) Mexico Horse Whisperer / Johanna July -- 1833-1868 United States Daring Detective / Kate Warne -- 1913-2013 Japan Amazing Martial Artist / Keiko Fukuda -- 1869-1946 United States Proud Protector / Lyda Conley --
  • Contents note continued: 1867-1932 United States Absolutely "Unsinkable" / Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown -- 1832-1919 United States Medal Of Honor Winner / Mary Edwards Walker -- 1832-1914 United States Stagecoach Mary / Mary Fields -- 1923-1988 United States Marvelous Marine / Minnie Spotted Wolf -- 1774-1864 United States Courageous Cop / Rose Fortune -- 1865-1915 United States Heroic Healer / Susan La Flesche Picotte
Control code
000060220936
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781492653271
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)970035538

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