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Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: The stories of Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Eliza Pinckney, Mary Bartlett and Martha Washington among others are highlighted in this social history of early American women patriots.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 Rober

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Explores the lives of women who helped shape the United States, profiling such key figures as Abigail Adams, Eliza Pinkney, Dolley Payne Madison, Deborah Read Franklin, and Catherine Littlefield Greene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2005

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Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Cokie Roberts's number one New York Times bestseller, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, examined the nature of women's roles throughout history and led USA Today to praise her as a "custodian of time-honored values." Her second bestseller, From This Day Forward, written with her husband, Steve Roberts, described American marriages throughout history, including the romance of John and Abigail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Roberts

Castrovilla, Selene

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the founding mothers of the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 CAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CAS

Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth

Summary: "In World War I, telephones linked commanding generals with soldiers in muddy trenches. A woman in uniform connected almost every one of their calls, speeding the orders that won the war. Like other soldiers, the "Hello Girls" swore the Army oath and stayed for the duration. A few were graduates of elite colleges. Most were ordinary, enterprising young women motivated by patriotism and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 COB

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: "An abridged board book version of the She Persisted picture book about 13 American women who made a difference in the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD CLI

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: In Founding Mothers, Cokie Roberts paid homage to the women who helped establish our nation. Now she continues the story of more remarkable women and their achievements in moving the fledgling nation foward, from the election of John Adams in 1796 to the election of Andrew Jackson in 1828. Roberts reveals the often surprising and compelling stories of determined and passionate woman who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Roberts

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.409 Roberts 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4092 Rob

Roberts, Cokie

Summary: Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Theodosia Burr, and Sacajawea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.09 Roberts 2016

Hirshman, Linda R

Summary: "The first history--incisive, witty, fascinating--of the fight against sexual harassment, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Sisters in Law"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIR

Monson, Marianne

Summary: North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant-- the women in these micro biographies were wives, mothers, sisters and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy. Monson brings to light the incredible stories of women from the Civil War that remain relevant to our nation today. -- Adapted from jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2018

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Miller, Brandon Marie.

Summary: A social history of the American colonial period with a focus on the daily lives of women, including European immigrants, Native Americans, and slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2003

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Kerrison, Catherine

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their struggle to define themselves reflects both the possibilities and the limitations that resulted from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 KER

Kerrison, Catherine

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Summary: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their struggle to define themselves reflects both the possibilities and the limitations that resulted from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Kerrison 2018

Lucey, Donna M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 305.4 LUC

Summary: In the 1950s, American women discovered they could earn thousands, even millions of dollars, from bowls that burped. "Tupperware ladies" fanned out across the nation's living rooms, selling efficiency and convenience to their friends and neighbors through home parties. The secret behind Tupperware's success: the women of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds who discovered they could move up in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TUP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4097 WOM

Frank, Lisa Tendrich (EDT)

Summary: Covers the role of women in the Civil War, from battlefield to home front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC-CLIO 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.7082 WOM V1
Call number: R 973.7082 WOM V2

Stone, Tanya Lee.

Summary: What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape, any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 STO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 Stone 2008

Summary: "In a series of thirteen original narratives, each on a particular sport and focusing on the top female athletes who were the foremost figures in their arena, Nike Is a Goddess captures the profound changes women's sports have undergone and pays tribute to the remarkable athletes who led the way." "Written by top female sportswriters from such prestigious publications as The Miami Herald, The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.082 NIK

Kessler-Harris, Alice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 KES

Micklos, John.

Summary: "Discusses the lives and roles of children and women during the American Revolution, including life and work on the home front, women nurses and soldiers, and children spying and fighting in the war"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3083 MIC

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women during this momentous period of American history. With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution; but did you know that the guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Didn't they play a part? Of course they did, and with page after page of superbly researched information and thoughtfully detailed illustrations, acclaimed novelist and picture-book author...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.308 AND

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Documents the experiences, influence, and contributions of the women of Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 ROB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 ROB

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