Illustrated by: Lisa Greenleaf
Published by: Apprentice Shop Books
Women of the Prairie State: 25 Illinois Women You Should Knowby Marty Darragh, Jo Pitkin, and Others
Prairie pioneers, activists, athletes, scientists, politicians–the inspiring stories of these American icons have defined Illinois’ culture and history. Each profile is an opportunity for elementary age children to learn about their state’s heritage and be captivated by the significant accomplishments of these fascinating role models. The profiles summarize each woman’s achievement including a timeline, glossary, and photographic references and support Common Core Standards and Illinois Learning Standards.