Notable Women Series
Books in the Series
of the Bay State
of the Lone Star State
of the Empire State
of the Constitution State
series featuring prominent and often
under-recognized women from every state, the
book is a must for
both classroom and library.
will love this easy-to-use introduction
Each profile includes:
One or two
illustrations of the woman
A turning-point event
in the person’s life
A short biography
fascinating additional facts about
the profiled woman or her times.
An extensive timeline
Ideas for further
reading and research
A glossary of
The book is
perfect for units on women’s studies,
biography, or just for fun. Each
chapter has been
extensively researched. A partial
appears at the end of the book.
research bibliography is available in
by Apprentice Shop Books
Briones was one of the first residents
in Yerba Buena, which was named for the
wild mint in the growing throughout the area.
It was later renamed San Francisco.
Mason, a freed slave, was one of
the first African American Women to own
property in California. She called the first
piece of land she owned her homestead.
Ride left college to pursue a professional
tennis career. After a period of serious training,
she decided she was not good enough, and
returned to college to study Physics.
about these and 22 other
remarkable women from California.
Each profile includes a biography, illustrations,
a timeline, additional fun facts, sources
for further reading, and a glossary.
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