Download E-books Telling Stories in Book Clubs: Women Teachers and Professional Development PDF

By Mary Kooy

This ebook examines questions within the intersections of narrative, educating, groups of studying, wisdom, girls lecturers and instructor improvement. tales represent the center of this publication and the glue that holds the items jointly. This e-book explores the methods girls educators comprehend and make feel in their lives and boost their own useful wisdom of educating via narrative texts and studies in casual studying groups.

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Download E-books Sea Queens: Woman Pirates Around the World PDF

By Jane Yolen

In 1963 Jane Yolen published a publication referred to as PIRATES IN PETTICOATS, as the concept of girls as pirates interested her--but there wasn't a lot information regarding those ladies who made their livelihoods plundering at the excessive seas. students have dug up a bounty of latest info due to the fact then, and Jane, nonetheless involved, revisits the women who loot.

Discover such nice pirates as Artemisia, the Admiral Queen of Persia who sailed the seas from 500 to 480 BC. At one element there has been a 10,000 drachma prize for someone who may possibly seize her. there has been Rachel Wall, who ran clear of her strict upbringing and have become a murderous pirate terrorizing the waters of the Atlantic beach of the USA. She was once hanged for her deeds. in all probability the main recognized girl pirate of all was once Grania O'Malley, daughter of an Irish chieftain. She plagued the English and was once arrested a number of instances, regularly gaining her freedom to pirate a few extra. Meet ten different lady pirates on their ships, in conflict, and in hide during this fascinating examine the wayward girls of the waves.

Christine pleasure Pratt's pen-and-ink illustrations are alive with motion and pleasure. the following be a real and actual account of the main low-down, scurviest--but the prettiest--black-hearted pirates you will ever like to examine.

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Download E-books Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker (Garnet Books) PDF

Tempest-Tossed is the 1st complete biography of the passionate, interesting youngest daughter of the “Fabulous Beecher” family—one of America’s so much high-powered households of the 19th century. Older sister Harriet Beecher Stowe was once the writer of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Brother Henry Ward Beecher used to be considered one of America’s such a lot influential ministers, and sister Catherine Beecher wrote pivotal works on women’s rights and academic reform. after which there has been Isabella Beecher Hooker—“a interestingly sleek nineteenth-century figure.” She was once a pace-setter within the suffrage stream, and a mover and shaker in Hartford’s storied corner Farm local and salon. yet there's extra to the story—to Isabella’s character—than that.

Isabella used to be an ardent Spiritualist. In way of life, she will be off-putting, difficult, tenacious, fascinating. Many discovered her formidable to get to grasp and remain on cozy phrases with. Her “wild streak” was once specifically detrimental within the eyes of Hartford society on the time, which valued restraint and responsibility. In her most modern ebook, Susan Campbell brings her personal precise combination of empathy and unbridled humor to the tale of Harriet’s more youthful half-sister. Tempest Tossed finds Isabella’s evolution from orthodox Calvinist daughter, spouse, and mom, to 1 of the main influential avid gamers within the circulation for women’s suffrage, the place this unforgettable lady eventually will get her right due.

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Download E-books Brave Men and Women - Their Struggles, Failures, And Triumphs PDF

Courageous women and men - Their Struggles, disasters, And Triumphs is gifted right here in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings via O. E. (Osgood Eaton) Fuller is within the English language, and will no longer comprise photographs or photographs from the unique version. if you happen to benefit from the works of O. E. (Osgood Eaton) Fuller then we hugely suggest this ebook to your booklet assortment.

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