Books tagged: women heroes

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Hidden Figures (Dorothy Vaughan) | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Dorothy Vaughan By Summary Station Dorothy Vaughan, an American mathematician and the first African-American woman to become a head of personnel at NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), was born on September 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dorothy Vaughan was named Dorothy Johnson at birth by her parents Leonard and Annie Johnson.
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Deep Water
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A riveting memoir, Deep Water, was finally penned by Shakita in late 2015. Shakita, growing up on the Southside of Montgomery, AL, never thought that she would grow up to have a story that would touch and heal so many people, while also providing healing for herself. Grab some tissue, a blanket, a big slice of Red Velvet cake and dive into Deep Water.
Dhamma, The Novel
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
The environment is heavy with the memory of conflict, rank with the spoils of aid and corruption, infused with exploitation, violence and impunity. In the time of genocide, Dhamma, the triptych.
No Place to Call Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three generations of women struggle to find peace and happiness in their lives. Carol was forced to leave home when she was eighteen. Her daughter, Michelle, also left home at that age. Now her grand daughter, Martha, is having issues at home. Will she carry on the sad tradition of leaving the family? Can the members of this family forget the past, and begin to create positive memories?
Demons are Forever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Once again, Kate Connor has a problem. Her daughter has figured out that mom is a demon-hunter—and wants to be just like her when she grows up. She’s acquired a mystical item that the entire demon community seems hell-bent on reclaiming. It’s all in a day’s work for this stay-at-home mom. But one thing is for certain: sometimes life in the suburbs really can be hell.
Trip
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
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A middle-aged woman, left with an empty nest and a dog, Trip, she never wanted, despairs in her new role as his sole caretaker. But when they walk their deserted neighborhood on a windy, autumn day, she must confront a violent group of dogs and her feelings of worthlessness to keep them both alive.
In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the gripping story of a young woman who is an icon of resistance to the Holocaust and an enduring symbol of courage. Born in Budapest in 1921, Hannah Senesh dreamed of becoming a writer. But she was Jewish, and by the time she was a teenager, the Nazis were coming to power in Europe. In 1939, at just18, she left for Palestine. Later she returned on a rescue mission that cost her life.
The Woman who Rewrote History
Price: Free! Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
The Giant's Graveyard
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mullen threw up his arms in disbelief. "Not the giant again, Lass! Didn't you learn your lesson last time? Don't you understand that the beast can't be killed?"