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Girl squads : 20 female friendships that changed history / by Sam Maggs ; illustrations by Jenn Woodall.

Girl squads : 20 female friendships that changed history

Maggs, Sam, author. (Author).
Woodall, Jenn, illustrator. (Added Author).

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Main 302.34082 M272g (Text) 31307023823919 Non Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 1683690729
  • ISBN: 9781683690726
  • Physical Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Squad goals -- Athlete squads. The Haenyeo ; Shirley and Sharon Firth ; The 1964 Japanese Women's Olympic Volleyball Team ; Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens -- Political & activist squads. Trưng Tra̐c and Trưng Nhị ; Manon Roland and Sophie Grandchamp ; The Patriotic Women's League of Iran ; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan -- Warrior squads. The Dahomey Amazons ; Anne Bonny and Mary Read ; The Red Lanterns Shining ; The Red Women of Finland -- Scientist squads. Anandibai Joshi, Sabat Islambooly, and Kei Okami ; The Edinburgh seven ; The women scientists of Antarctica ; The West Area computers -- Artist squads. The Trobairitz ; The Blue Stockings Society ; Salomé Ureña and the Instituto de Señoritas ; The Zohra Orchestra.
Summary, etc.:
A modern girl is nothing without her squad of besties, but Maggs takes readers on a tour of some of history's most famous female BFFs. You'll meet lady pirates, socialites, Olympic skiers and medical students who showed just how essential female friendship has been throughout history-- and throughout the world. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Female friendship > History.
Women > History.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.

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