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Her epic adventure : 25 daring women who inspire a life less ordinary / written by Julia De Laurentiis Johnston ; illustrated by Salini Perera

Available copies

  • 1 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main JB 920 COL JOH (Text) 840191003107824 Children's New - Lower Level In process -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION SOCIAL TOPICS WOMEN Johnston (Text) 36626104242805 1st Floor Kids New Checked out 08/23/2021
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 920.72 JOHNSTON (Text) 30403002449502 Childrens - New Non-Fiction Checked out 08/16/2021
Putnam County Public Library - Main j920.72 DEL (Text) 30041002374450 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781525301100
  • ISBN: 1525301101
  • Physical Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Sky: Women who took to the skies or rocketed far beyond into outer space! Bessie Coleman -- Amelia Earhart -- Mae Jemison -- Kalpana Chawla. Peaks: Women who scaled the highest mountains or climbed erupting volcanoes! Junko Tabei -- Katia Krafft -- Jimena Lidia Huayllas -- Arunima Sinha. Ice: Women who braved the deep freeze at Earth's polar ends! Ada Blackjack -- In-Young Ahn -- Karen Darke -- Sarah McNair-Landry. Land: Women who ventured through earthly extremes, from dense jungle to searing savanna! Charlotte Small -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Rosita Arvigo -- Black Mambas. Water: Women who challenged what's possible on the ocean deep! Sylvia Earle -- Diana Nyad -- Maya Gabeira -- Laura Dekker -- More amazing adventurers -- Interview with an adventurer -- Adventuring around the world -- Resources -- Index
Summary, etc.:
A thrilling look at twenty-five female adventurers from around the world who made their marks on history, including Amelia Earhart and Junko Tabei, as well as the lesser-known women, such as Diana Nyad, who at age sixty-four became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12
Middle grade
Subject: Women adventurers > Biography > Juvenile literature
Adventure and adventurers > Biography > Juvenile literature
Women explorers > Biography > Juvenile literature
Explorers > Biography > Juvenile literature
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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