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Jeannette Rankin, 1880-1973: Bright Star in the Big Sky

3.50  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
An easy-to-read and well-researched biography of an unconventional and determined woman that will inspire young readers.
Paperback, 73 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by Two Dot Books (first published January 1995)
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Shelley
Mar 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jeannette Rankin was the first female elected to Congress, her first vote ever was to vote against entering WW1, and she is the only person to have voted against entering both WW1 and WW2. And yet, when I searched the catalog of my 80 library system, I found zero adult biographies of her and only a handful of old juvenile bios. (This one was rereleased a few years ago, but is 20 years old.) That is utterly ridiculous. She did amazing things her entire life, right down to marching for peace durin ...more
Donna
Dec 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: biography, kid-stuff
Handy short biography of the first woman elected to the U. S. Congress.
Lisa
Mar 05, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I picked this up for my reading challenge task to read a biography. Biographies really aren't my thing, so I picked a short one from the teen section of my library. It was good to learn a bit about such a brave, pioneering woman.
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Apr 04, 2011 added it
This was a straightforward, simple read about the only politician to vote against entering World War II.
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