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Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.

Authors: Cummins, Julie.
Call number: j920.72 CUM
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Women explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Women explorers : perils, pistols, and petticoats / Julie Cummins ; illustrated by Cheryl Harness.
Physical description: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Contents note: Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972 : from parties to polar bears -- Nellie Cashman (1850-1925) : go west, young lady -- Ynes Mexia (1870-1938) : going green -- Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881-1969) : a bug up her sleeve -- Annie Smith Peck (1850-1935) : how high can you climb? -- Alexandrine Tinné (1835-1869) : mystery of the Nile -- Delia Julia Denning Akeley (1875-1970) : Africa, from dawn to tusk -- Violet Cressy-Marcks (1890-1970) : "shrinking violet?" -- not this lady! -- Freya Stark (1893-1993) : Arabian nights and days -- Daisy Bates (1863-1951) : walk on the wild side.
Summary note: Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Added author: Harness, Cheryl, illustrator.
ISBN: 9780803737136 (trade)
0803737130 (trade)
LCCN: 2011021627
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1355158
Bib No.: 1355158

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