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Penny Colman

Biography

Penny Colman

Penny Colman

Books by Penny Colman

by Penny Colman - Biography, Children's, Children's 10-14, Children's Nonfiction, History, Women's History

Mary Gibson Henry risked her life following her passion for new botanical species. During the Civil War, Katharine Wormeley worked aboard hospital ships and helped to save the lives of many sick and wounded soldiers. Mary McLeod Bethune opened a school for African American girls in 1904, at a time when schools were segregated. Award-winning author Penny Colman offers a compelling collection of true stories about eight women who were bold enough to confront obstacles and take risks in the pursuit of their goals. This is a book that celebrates the intelligence, fortitude and courage of women.