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She dared : true stories of heroines, scoundrels, and renegades / Ed Butts ; illustrated by Heather Collins.

Butts, Edward, 1951- (Author). Collins, Heather. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton YA 920.72 BUT (Text) 36806002766523 YOUNG ADULT 2ND FLOOR Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown J 920.72 BUTTS (Text) 76331000100522 Children's Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 920.72 BUT (Text) 37323001578445 CHILD_NON Available -

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  • ISBN: 0887767184
  • ISBN: 9780887767180
  • Physical Description: 121 pages : portraits ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books ; [2005]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 121).
Formatted Contents Note:
List of entries -- Contributor list -- Preface -- introduction -- Entries A to Z -- Appendix 1: Sections of the U.S. Constitution dealing with the presidency -- Appendix II: Chronology of Presidential Elections -- Selected bibliography -- Bibliography by President -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
From a true-life "Survivor Island" tale to the women who flew fighters and bombers for the Allies in World War II, Ed Butts invites you to meet twelve women who dared to live their lives on a tightrope. She Dared takes the reader to the Far North, where a single Native woman put an end to a ruinous war. There's Molly Brant, who stepped out of the shadow of her famous brother Joseph to make her own mark, and Dr. "James Barry," a prominent army physician whose true identity remained a secret until the day "he" died. These are the stories of women who took up challenges that society felt could be met only by men: Mina Hubbard's incredible journey across Labrador; Martha Black's adventures in the Yukon; Sara Emma Edmonds's perilous missions as a Yankee spy in the Civil War. While some of these women achieved legitimate fame, others gained notoriety. Pearl Hart became a Wild West desperado. Cassie Chadwick fleeced bankers for a fortune in one of the most brazen con games ever played. Famous or infamous, the women in Ed Butt's fascinating book are sure to intrigue readers.
Subject: Women > Canada > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Canada > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Literature.

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