"Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on the women who have wielded power, revealing their feats--& flaws--for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. But they were all real people with private interests & personalities. What were they really like? What did they do for fun? What were their tragedies & their triumphs?
Kathleen Krull & Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women--rulers & rebels who refused to stay in the wings & let others run the show. Wild or mild, hated or beloved, each of these women dared to stand up & be a leader."
Paperback educational chapterbook.