Women Explorers

Women Explorers
Publisher Puffin
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 48
ISBN 9780147517364
Rating 4.5/5 from 8 reviews
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Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.

Women Explorers
  • Author : Julie Cummins
  • Publisher : Puffin
  • Release Date : 2015

Introduces inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries, including Nellie Cashman, Annie Smith Peck, and Delia Julia Denning Akeley.

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On Top of the World
  • Author : Luree Miller
  • Publisher : Mountaineers Books
  • Release Date : 1984-10-31

* An astonishing tale of perseverance * Wonderful insight into 19th century Tibet * A moving tale of adventure and discovery In the late 1800's, when women were bound by both cumbersome clothing and strict Victorian morals, a small band of astonishing women explorers burst forth to claim the adventurous life. What drew

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A World of Her Own
  • Author : Michael Elsohn Ross
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01

An inspiration for any young person who loves the outdoors, wildlife, or science, A World of Her Own tells the stories of 24 brave women from different cultures, epochs, and economic backgrounds who have shared similar missions: to meet the physical and mental challenges of exploring the natural world, to protect

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Women Explorers
  • Author : Helen Rolfe
  • Publisher : Heritage House Publishing Co
  • Release Date : 2003

The story of Canadian women who felt the pul of the mountains and climbed some of the highest peaks wearing woollen knickers and hobnail boots.

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West with the Night
  • Author : Beryl Markham
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-08-14

The classic memoir of Africa, aviation, and adventure—the inspiration for Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun and “a bloody wonderful book” (Ernest Hemingway). Beryl Markham’s life story is a true epic. Not only did she set records and break barriers as a pilot, she shattered societal expectations, threw

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Women Explorers in North and South America
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1997

Summarizes the lives and accomplishments of five women who were explorers in North and South America.

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Women Explorers in Polar Regions
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1997

Briefly describes the lives and travels of five women who explored the polar regions.

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Rebels  Scholars  Explorers
  • Author : Annalisa Berta,Susan Turner
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27

Illuminating the discoveries, collections, and studies of fossil vertebrates conducted by women in vertebrate paleontology, Rebels, Scholars, Explorers will be on every paleontologist's most-wanted list and should find a broader audience in the burgeoning sector of readers from all backgrounds eager to learn about women in the sciences.

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Women Explorers in Asia
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1997

Briefly describes the lives and travels of five women who explored such places as Tibet, Iran, and the steppes of Russia.

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Women Explorers in Polar Regions
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Children's Press
  • Release Date : 1997-04

Briefly describes the lives and travels of five women who explored the polar regions.

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Women Explorers  JR
  • Author : Helen Rolfe
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2013-09-15

Canadian women have been conquering mountains for more than 100 years. The early pioneers set the standard for the women who followed. This group of extraordinary women include the founder of the Alpine Club of Canada and the first North American woman to summit Everest. These women were all strong and

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Women Explorers in Africa
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1997

Summarizes the lives and accomplishments of five women who were explorers in Africa.

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Women Explorers of the Oceans
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1999-08

Discusses the lives and accomplishments of five twentieth-century women who traveled and explored the oceans of the world, some of whom also studied marine life.

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Women Explorers of the World
  • Author : Margo McLoone
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 1999-08

Presents brief biographies of five women who risked their lives to travel around the world for adventure and to achieve career goals.

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Polar Wives
  • Author : Kari Herbert
  • Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012

Presents the stories of seven wives of polar explorers, detailing the essential role the women played in supporting, publicizing, defending, and even financing their husbands' endeavors.

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