Books tagged: womens history

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Spies! Women in the Civil War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Spies! Women in the Civil War tells the thrilling stories of women who served as spies for the North and for the South, including Harriet Tubman who led Union troops on raids up the Combahee River and Belle Boyd who provided information to Confederate generals. Smart, brave, committed, and clever, the women spies were undaunted by the risks of getting shot, arrested, imprisoned, even hanged.
Peace Pilgrim: Walking Her Talk Against Hate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Imagine giving up everything you own and walking across the country…for 28 years! Meet Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981). With only the clothes on her back and no money, she crossed the U.S. seven times on foot, spreading her message of peace. She touched tens of thousands of lives, one step at a time. Never heard of her? Read the book and you’ll never forget her! Includes photos, glossary, reader's guide
HerStory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
HerStory is every clubwoman’s story. It is a microcosm of the evolution of women throughout the country for over 113 years.
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
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Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
Matty's War
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Series: The Matty Trescott books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It’s Christmas 1863, and Matty Trescott has just arrived in Simsbury, Connecticut, to live with Cousin Neely and her family. Her farm in Kansas has been burned by Confederate raiders, her father and brother have joined the Union Army, and she has been sent to Connecticut for her safety. But Matty has other plans that will take her far away from New England.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In Bloody Lessons, the third installment of the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, it is the winter of 1880 and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack. Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau, and readers will find a delightful blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense.