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Written by Marti Dumas


ISBN: 978-0-531-13080-3

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Many women of different backgrounds lived together in the American West. Former enslaved women left the racism of the Southern states to find a new life. White settlers traveled alone or with their families seeking their fortune as farmers, teachers, or gold miners. They met Mexican and Native American women who already lived in the territory. They were later joined by Japanese and Chinese immigrant women. All these women faced hardship and an unfamiliar life as they fought for their rights, their freedom, and their land in the American West. This book tells their story.
Item #: 698465
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2021
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7-1/4 x 8-3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—beginning the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • A preview highlights key aspects of these historical moments and the role women played
  • Fascinating text, rich in detail and history, is accessible by middle grade readers
  • Compelling artworks and photographs illustrate the text
  • Pictorial timeline highlights major events related to the period and the women featured
  • Sidebars, fast facts, infographics, and other nonfiction text features bring history alive
  • Glossaries explain crucial terms in a way that makes them easy to understand