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The book of gutsy women [electronic resource] : favorite stories of courage and resilience / Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton.

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  • ISBN: 9781501178436
  • ISBN: 1501178431
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
  • Edition: First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
  • Note: Includes index.
  • Note: Subtitle from cover.
Subject: Women > Biography.
Women > History.
Courage.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Women social reformers > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Electronic books.

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Formatted Contents Note:
EARLY INSPIRATIONS. First inspirations ; Harriet Tubman ; Anna Pavlova ; Isadora Duncan ; Margaret Chase Smith ; Margaret Bourke-White ; Maria von Trapp ; Anne Frank ; Rigoberta Menchú Tum ; Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Florence Griffith Joyner ("Flo-Jo") -- EDUCATION PIONEERS. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz ; Margaret Bancroft ; Juliette Gordon Low ; Maria Montessori and Joan Ganz Cooney ; Mary McLeod Bethune ; Esther Martinez ; Daisy Bates ; Patsy Mink, Bernice Sandler, and Edith Green ; Ruby Bridges Hall ; Malala Yousafzai -- EARTH DEFENDERS. Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; Rachel Carson ; Jane Jacobs and Peggy Shepard ; Jane Goodall and "The Trimates" ; Wangari Maathai ; Alice Min Soo Chun ; Greta Thunberg -- EXPLORERS AND INVENTORS. Caroline Herschel and Vera Rubin ; Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper ; Margaret Knight and Madam C.J. Walker ; Marie Curie and Irène Jolior-Curie ; Hedy Lamarr ; Sylvia Earle ; Sally Ride ; Mae Jemison -- HEALERS. Florence Nightingale ; Clara Barton ; Elizabeth Blackwell, Rebecca Lee Crumpler, and Mary Edwards Walker ; Betty Ford ; Mathilde Krim ; Dr. Gao Yaojie ; Dr. Hawa Abdi ; Flossie Wong-Staal ; Molly Melching ; Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha ; Vaccinators -- ATHLETES. Alice Coachman and Wilma Rudolph ; Junko Tabei ; Billie Jean King ; Diana Nyad ; Abby Wambach ; Michelle Kwan ; Venus and Serena Williams ; Ibtihaj Muhammad ; Tatyana McFadden ; Caster Semenya ; Aly Raisman -- ADVOCATES AND ACTIVISTS. Dorothy Height and Sojourner Truth ; Ida B. Wells ; Eleanor Roosevelt ; Elizabeth Peratrovich ; Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin ; Coretta Scott King ; Dolores Huerta ; The Peacemakers ; Victoria Mxenge ; Ai-jen Poo ; Sarah Brady, Gabby Giffords, Nelba Màrquez-Greene, Shannon Watts, and Lucy McBath ; Nza-Ari Khepra, Emma Gonzàlez, Naomi Wadler, Edna Chavez, Jazmine Wildcat, and Julia Spoor ; Becca Heller -- STORYTELLERS. Maya Angelou ; Mary Beard ; Jineth Bedoya Lima ; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ; America Ferrera ; Ali Stoker ; Amani Al-Khatahtbeh -- ELECTED LEADERS. Bella Abzug ; Shirley Chisholm ; Ann Richards ; Geraldine Ferraro ; Barbara Jordan ; Barbara Mikulski ; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ; Wilma Mankiller ; Michelle Bachelet ; Danica Roem -- GROUNDBREAKERS. Frances Perkins ; Katharine Graham ; Constance Baker Motley ; Edie Windsor ; Ela Bhatt ; Temple Grandin ; Ellen DeGeneres ; Maya Lin ; Sally Yates ; Kimberly Bryant and Reshma Saujani -- WOMEN'S RIGHTS CHAMPIONS. Rosa May Billinghurst ; The Suffragists ; Sophia Duleep Singh ; Fraidy Reiss ; Manal al Sharif ; Nadia Murad.

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