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Women in power

by Ginny McReynolds

  • 37 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Raintree Publishers in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in politics -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women in politics,
  • Politics, Practical -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    Brief descriptions of the lives, accomplishments, and goals of various women prominent in the field of politics. Includes Ella Grasso, Barbara Jordan, Golda Meir, and Jeannette Rankin.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 48.

    StatementGinny McReynolds ; [ill. by Jane Palecek].
    ContributionsPalecek, Jane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1390 .M32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4409903M
    ISBN 100817213767
    LC Control Number79013301
    OCLC/WorldCa4956963

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