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CBC Showcase:
Women of the Prairie State: 25 Illinois Women You Should Know
Ages 7-12
Illustrated by: Lisa Greenleaf
ISBN: 9780984254927
Price: $16.00
Published by: Apprentice Shop Books

Women of the Prairie State: 25 Illinois Women You Should Know

by 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.


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