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A Daring Adventure - A Women's History eSampler - cover

A Daring Adventure - A Women's History eSampler

USA Bloomsbury

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

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To quote Helen Keller, "Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing." 
 
A Daring Adventure Women's History eSampler is a free collection of excerpts from some of Bloomsbury's critically-acclaimed historical novels. Discover the lives and adventures of young women through the centuries from the following excerpts: Belle's Song by K.M. Grant, Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen, Cate of the Lost Colony by Lisa Klein, The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Dunlap, Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper, In the Shadow of the Lamp by Susanna Dunlap, Two Girls of Gettysburg by LIsa Klein, Finding Family by Tonya Bolden, The Violins of Autumn by Amy McAuley, and Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Partridge.

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