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Distinguished African-American lawyer and public servant, Marian Wright Edelman is also the founder of the Children's Defense Fund in Washington, D.C.
Slowly but surely, the accomplishments of women are being recognized and appreciated by the world at large. In our schools and in the media, more emphasis is being placed on the meaningful roles women play. The Library of Famous Women features an international collection of courageous and determined individuals who have overcome both personal adversity and societal prejudice to achieve their goals. Many of these important stories have previously gone untold, but now The Library of Famous Women brings the life stories of these powerful and eloquent role models to your young readers.
Grades 3-7; 7 x 9; 64 pages; Sturdy library binding; Glossary; Further Reading; Index; More than 30 color and black-and-white illustrations
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An inspiring story. -- School Library Journal
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Book Description Blackbirch Pr Inc, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1567110606