Heroism Begins with Her: Inspiring Stories of Bold, Brave, and Gutsy Women in the U.S. Military

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Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
7.1 X 9.3 X 0.9 inches | 1.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062847416

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About the Author

Winifred Conkling is a freelance writer specializing in history and health and consumer topics. Her articles have appeared in a number of national magazines including American Health, McCall's, Consumer Reports, and Reader's Digest. Winifred lives in northern Virginia with her husband, three children, a dog, two rats, a horse, and quite a few squirrels and chipmunks in the backyard. She is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books, including Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery; Radioactive!: How Irène Curie & Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World; and Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot.
Julia Kuo is a Taiwanese-American illustrator who has worked with The New York Times, Google, and Science Friday. Julia has taught illustration courses at Columbia College Chicago and at her alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis. She is the illustrator of Drawing Leaves and Trees: Observing and Sketching the Natural World, I Dream of Popo written by Livia Blackburne, Katrina Goldsaito's The Sound of Silence, Roni Schotter's Go, Little Green Truck!, Melissa Gilbert's Daisy and Josephine, 20 Ways to Draw a Dress, 20 Ways to Draw a Cat, and Everyone Eats.

Reviews

"It's rewarding to see--in such detail--how women's duties and responsibilities in the military have grown over time. An in-depth examination."--Kirkus Reviews
"A focused look at the long history of women who served their country."--Publishers Weekly
"An important and comprehensive resource. A book to dip in and out of, readers will enjoy the thoroughness of this book. A must-have for all library collections."--Booklist
"Engages readers from beginning to end. Conkling whets readers' appetites to learn more about women and U.S. military history."--School Library Journal