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Women explorers

Julie Cummins

Women explorers

perils, pistols, and petticoats

by Julie Cummins

  • 152 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women explorers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Explorers,
  • Biography,
  • Women

  • About the Edition

    Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

    StatementJulie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness
    ContributionsHarness, Cheryl, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG200 .C85 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25249872M
    ISBN 100803737130
    ISBN 109780803737136
    LC Control Number2011021627
    OCLC/WorldCa727126768


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