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Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America

NEW ebook updated edition of Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America with bonus material, including a list of Statues of Girls.

Girls
tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Drawing on extensive sources such as diaries, memories, letters, Girls tells the history of America through individual girls’ perspectives: Ordinary and extraordinary girls who found ingenious ways of making do and performed incredible feats of derring-do.

Chronology, Statues of Girls, Selected Sources for Information and Activism, Source Notes, Bibliography and Webliography. Illustrated with 25 images.

Smarty written and accessible. ” Entertainment Weekly

For more information visit - http://pennycolman.com/girls-a-history-of-growing-up-female-in-america






Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World

NEW soft cover edition of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World with bonus material. Weaving commentary, events, quotations, and personalities into a page-turning narrative, Colman portrays the friendship between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony — a friendship that changed the world! An Amelia Bloomer Selection

Chronology, Places to Visit, Namesakes, Source Notes, Bibliography and Webliography, Illustrated with 16-page photo gallery, Q & A with Penny Colman, discussion questions.

“Thoughtful portrayal of two complex women . . . invaluable addition.” - Kirkus Review

For more information visit - http://pennycolman.com/elizabeth-cady-stanton-and-susan-b-anthony-a-friendship-that-changed- the-world



Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial

NEW soft cover edition of Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial with bonus material. Drawing on extensive historical and anthropological research, personal accounts, and interviews, Penny Colman examines the compelling subject of death and burial across cultures and societies. An American Library Association Best of the Best for the 21st Century.

Chronology, Glossary, Bibliography, Epitaphs, Q & A with Penny Colman, discussion questions, Illustrated with 131 images, including many of Penny Colman’s photographs.

For more information visit: http://pennycolman.com/corpses-coffins-and-crypts-a-history-of-burial/

“A daring and satisfying approach to a difficult subject.” - Publishers Weekly, starred review



Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II.

2015 is the 20th anniversary of the publication of Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II . The fascinating story of the millions of American women who did essential civilian and often-times dangerous defense jobs.

Illustrated with more than sixty unforgettable archival photographs.

“Well-researched, perfectly pitched, and completely involving.” - Kirkus Reviews, pointer review

For more information visit - http://pennycolman.com/rosie-the-riveter-women-working-on-the-home-front-in-world-war-ii