Women Who Dared: 52 Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

Author(s): Linda Skeers

Biography

Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels. This new compilation of short biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure- many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you should know, such as: Annie Edson Taylor, the first person who dared to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel; Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman who dared to fly in space; Helen Gibson, the first woman who dared to be a professional stunt person; And many more!


Product Information

Meet 52 women throughout history who dared to do the extraordinary.

"A populous gallery of courageous, independent women" - Kirkus

General Fields

  • : 9781492653271
  • : Sourcebooks, Inc
  • : Sourcebooks, Inc
  • : July 2017
  • : 22.90 cmmm X 17.80 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : January 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Livi Gosling
  • : colour illustrations
  • : 917
  • : colour illustrations
  • : 917
  • : Hardcover
  • : Hardcover
  • : 128
  • : 128
  • : 2017006498
  • : Linda Skeers
  • : 2017006498
  • : Linda Skeers
  • : 305
  • : 305
  • : English
  • : English
  • : Livi Gosling