Women of the Empire State:
25 New York Women You Should Know

By Deborah Bruss and Others
Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

Being "first" means breaking barriers. Students will learn how these New York women overcame challenges and became leaders in medicine, journalism, science, and the arts.

RL 5.5 - ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)
ISBN 978-0-9723410-8-0


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Featuring 25 New York Women
Louise Bethune
Elizabeth Blackwell
Nellie Bly
Mary (Molly) Brant
Rachel Fuller Brown
Shirley Chisholm
Janet Collins
Dorothy Creole
Gertrude Ederle
Althea Gibson
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Martha Graham
Grace Hartigan
Malvina Hoffman
Grace Hopper
Belva Ann Lockwood
Clare Boothe Luce
Barbara McClintock
Frances Perkins
Harriet Quimby
Emily Roebling
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Susan McKinney Steward
Barbra Streisand
Mary E. Walker

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