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The Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States

The Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States

by Sheila Keenan

From Native Americans to recent immigrants, artists to athletes, politicians to poets, this book introduces readers to more than 250 women who have shaped the history of the United States.

Brief illustrated articles profile significant women in American history, including Abigail Adams, Molly Pitcher, and Nellie Bly.

Ages
11, 14, 12, 15, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
6.7
Lexile Measure
1050L
Guided Reading
NR
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
208
Genre
Biography, Biography and Autobiography, Reference

About the Author

Sheila Keenan Sheila Keenan is an established author of fiction and nonfiction. Her first graphic novel, Dogs of War, received multiple starred reviews. She co-authored David Macaulay’s How It Works beginning reader series (Castle; Jet; Toilet; Eye), and is the author of the picture book As the Crow Flies and of nonfiction such as Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People; and O Say Can You See? America’s Symbols, Landmarks, and Inspiring Words. She lives in New York City.

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