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Women daredevils : thrills, chills, and frills / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.

Authors: Cummins, Julie.
Call number: j920.72 CUM
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: Women daredevils -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women daredevils -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Women daredevils : thrills, chills, and frills / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Zazel: human cannonball in pink tights -- Annie Edson Taylor: queen of the mist -- Mlle. D'Zizi and Gertrude Breton: leapin' ladies -- Isabelle Butler and La Rague Sisters: loopy women drivers -- May Wirth: world's greatest bareback rider -- Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick: the doll girl of aviation -- Mabel Stark: the lady and the tiger -- Gladys Roy and Gladys Ingle: winsome wing walkers -- Mabel Cody: just plane stunts -- Sonora Webster Carver: the girl on the high-diving horse.
Summary note: The stories of fourteen women during the period from 1880 to 1929 who performed feats of daring from being shot out of a cannon to high-diving on horseback.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Added author: Harness, Cheryl, illustrator.
ISBN: 9780525479482
0525479481
LCCN: 2007018102
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1145060
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