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

By Marty Darragh, Jo Pitkin and Others
Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

These pioneers, torchbearers, and trendsetters of the Prairie State were everyday women who accomplished both personal and professional goals through their strength and determination.

RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)
ISBN 978-0-9842549-2-7


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Featuring 25 Illinois Women
Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Willa Beatrice Brown
Jane Byrne
Mary Chase
Loië Fuller
Aida Giachello
Jennie Hodgers
Irene Hunt
Janet Jagan
Mary Harris Jones
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Annie Turnbo Malone
Geraldine McCullough
Michelle Obama
Elizabeth P.W. Packard
Jeannette Ridlon Piccard
Florence Price
Kathy Reichs
Edith Spurlock Sampson
Hannah Solomon
Mary Harris Thompson
Christiana Holmes Tilson
Jennie Ward
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Willye B. White

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