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A voice from the wilderness [electronic resource] : The Story of Anna Howard Shaw. Don Brown.

Brown, Don. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547561820 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2001.

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Summary, etc.: By the time Anna Howard Shaw was barely twelve years old, she had crossed the stormy Atlantic (one and a half times), survived a grueling journey from Massachusetts to the unexplored woods of Michigan, and helped create a house and home in the middle of nowhere. By most measures, Anna Howard Shaw's life was hard and filled with struggle.But a life in the North American wilderness also had many pleasures. Anna was young, happy, and strong. What Anna didn't have was school.With incredible fortitude and purpose, not only did Anna go on to teach school herself, she also accomplished a great many other things, including helping to win the right to vote for women. With his magical storytelling and radiant artwork, Don Brown welcomes us into the pioneer life of a most extraordinary woman.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 14521 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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