Maine Women

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Maine Women

Women of the Pine Tree State: 25 Maine Women You Should Know

Book Released – December 2013

By Andrea Murphy, Joyce Ray, and Others
Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

The spirit of Maine is defined by women of fortitude, strength and courage. Authors, sports icons, fisher”men”, explorers, and scientists have all contributed to the unique character of the Pine Tree state. 25 Maine Women You Should Know.

RL 5.5 – ages 9 and up
Interest level: grades 5 and above (136 pages)
ISBN 978-0-9842549-6-5   $16.00


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Featuring 25 Maine Women

Martha Ballard
Helen Augusta Blanchard
Margaret Wise Brown
Barbara Cooney
Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby
Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
Chansonetta Emmons
Beatrix Jones Farrand
Sarah Jane Foster
Kate Furbish
Linda Greenlaw
Dahlov Ipcar  *
Gail Laughlin
Elle Logan
Miriam Mac Millan
Mary Alice Nelson
Louise Nevelson
Lillian Nordica
Molly Ockett
Dr. Edith Marion Patch  *
Dr. Elizabeth Russell     *
Joan Benoit Samuelson  *
Margaret Chase Smith
Sarah Keating Wood
Celia Thaxter     *

* Profiles by Joyce Ray