Books tagged: womens education

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Awakening the Essence:Book One of The Siren Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Demonstrating a gift for the creation of legend, Sexton delivers a hypnotic novel of mysteries and profound knowledge based on fact, and brings to life a legendary dynasty of strong women. With a dreamlike power, the novel draws us through circuitous, dusky paths to the present. Through peril, tension and escape there swirl echoes of eternal war; innocence versus evil, and life versus death.
More Than Just Courage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This is the story of one courageous woman in the wasted rural village of Africa who went on to uplift herself and become the beacon of hope in her village.
Ring Out Wild Bells (A Matty Trescott Novel)
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Series: The Matty Trescott books, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
As the Civil War ends, Matty Trescott's war experiences have led her to study medicine. In this Agatha-nominated mystery, Matty enrolls in medical school in Boston, while her cousin Neely studies the sciences in western Massachusetts. The cousins make new friends and encounter old ones. And the last words of a dying woman propel them into solving the mystery of her death.
Under the Open Sky (A Matty Trescott Novel)
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Series: The Matty Trescott books, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It is 1873, and Matty’s cousin, Neely Allen, is now a teacher in Massachusetts. Her life seems fairly settled until she gets news of a summer school about to be opened by the eminent scientist Louis Agassiz. When Neely joins the group of famous scientists and teachers at Agassiz’s school on a little island off the coast of Cape Cod, she finds romance, adventure, and mystery waiting for her.
Against the Odds The Story of The Hollies FCJ Convent School, 1852 - 1985
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Price: Free! Words: 59,840. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
"Education, education, education" is not a new clarion call; it was the guiding principal of the FCJ, the basis of their philosophy. They felt that the only way to change society was through a good education. "Against The Odds" is an exploration of women's education through the history of one school in Manchester, England,