20 Women Who Made a Difference
by Cheryl Harness
Reviewed March 29, 2003.
Dutton Children’s Books, New York, 2003. 64 pages.
Available at Sembach Library (J 303.484 HAR).
Does history ever seem full of men’s names? Here’s a nice
collection of important women in history, with emphasis on women who
worked for abolitionism, women’s suffrage, the labor movement, and for
civil rights (among other causes). In other words, they were seen
as rabble rousers. In this book, that title is given as a badge of
Each woman’s story is presented in a two-page spread with a lot
of facts and a few pictures. The stories are well-written and interesting.
I learned about some women I’d never heard of before. An interesting
and inspiring book about women who cared enough to do something.
Copyright © 2003 Sondra
Eklund. All rights
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