Girlwonder

Girlwonder

Book - 2003 | 1st Houghton Mifflin pbk. ed.
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Did you ever wonder . . .

. . . who was the best all-around athlete of the twentieth century? (page 174) . . . how to deal with a crush? (page 126) . . . what important event happened on your birthdate? (pages 3 - 41) . . . if a woman has ever been a presidential candidate? (page 225) . . . how the bikini got its name? (page 116) . . . who were some great girl characters in literature? (page 75) . . . what were some of the best girl friendships of all time? (page 100) . . . when schools began to admit women?(page 211) . . . who the Olympian goddesses were and what they ruled? (page 87) . . . who was the model for the Statue of Liberty? (page 68)

Girlwonder answers all of these questions and more. A captivating collection of all things girl-related, this fun-filled and fact-packed guide highlights the great achievements, activities, and interests of women and girls around the world. It includes brilliant quotes from famous women, a calendar of girl-focused historical events, and the accomplishments of the best women in sports, science, politics, and the arts. It also features entertaining entries on fashion, friendship, love, romance, and body and mind.
Girlwonder celebrates the truly amazing, fascinating, wonderful world of girls.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition: 1st Houghton Mifflin pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780618319398
0618319395
Branch Call Number: 305.235 H333
Characteristics: 234 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Girl wonder.

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