This Noble Woman
This Noble Woman ›
By Michael M. Greenburg

Cloth, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Published Aug 2018

Fueled by an unyielding feminist conviction, and against a tide of hostility, on December 3, 1851, Myrtilla Miner, an educator and abolitionist, opened the School for Colored Girls—the only school in Washington, DC, dedicated to training African American students to be teachers. The first modern biography of Myrtilla Miner for young adults, This Noble Woman includes historic photos, source notes, a bibliography, and a list of resources for further exploration, making it an invaluable resource for any student's or history buff's bookshelf. 

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Women of Action

Women of Action is a lively, accessible biography series that introduces readers ages 12 through adult to women and girls of courage and conviction throughout the ages. From famous names to those lost to history, from women of the past to those actively breaking new ground today, these dramatic and adventurous rebels and dreamers who built, led, flew, marched, rode, invented, discovered, worked, fought, agitated, and changed our world. Each book includes photographs, source notes, a bibliography, and other resources. Many featuring living women are based on extensive original interviews. A treasure trove of primary source and research material, the Women of Action series is an invaluable addition to any student or history buff's bookshelf.