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The Resource Heroism begins with her : inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military, written by Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Julia Kuo

Heroism begins with her : inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military, written by Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Julia Kuo

Label
Heroism begins with her : inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military
Title
Heroism begins with her
Title remainder
inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military
Statement of responsibility
written by Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of more than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conkling, Winifred
Dewey number
355.0092/520973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB418.W65
LC item number
C68 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kuo, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women soldiers
  • Women soldiers
  • Armed Forces
  • Women soldiers
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Heroism begins with her : inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military, written by Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Dorothea Lynde Dix: founder of the first female nursing corps
  • Sarah Emma Edmonds: master of disguise
  • Jennie Hodgers: becoming Albert Cashier
  • Susie King Taylor: the first African-American nurse
  • Harriet Tubman: beyond the Underground Railroad
  • Sarah Rosetta Wakeman: she kept her secret to the end
  • Dr. Mary Edward Walker: Medal of Honor Winner
  • Cathay Williams: from slave to soldier
  • A new kind of soldier: women in the Spanish-American War and World War I
  • Edith Ayres and Helen Wood: the first to die
  • Unexpected patriots: women in the Revolutionary War
  • Genevieve and Lucille Baker: always ready
  • Esther Voorhees Hasson: Army, Navy, Army
  • Lenah Higbee: the Navy's Nurse
  • Opha May Johnson: the first female Marine
  • Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee: creating a professional nursing corps
  • Loretta Perfectus Walsh: a new kind of soldier
  • It's our war, too: women in World War II
  • Angels of Bataan: serving to the end
  • Margaret Bourke-White: images of war
  • Jacqueline Cochran: a record-shattering career
  • Margaret Corbin: ready! aim! fire!
  • Carmen Contreras-Bozak: the first Hispanic woman to serve
  • Dr. Margaret Craighill: yes, we can
  • Susan Ahn Cuddy: the first Asian-American woman in the Navy
  • Charity Adams Earley: you've got mail
  • Annie G. Fox: cool under fire
  • Joy Bright Hancock: riding the waves
  • Oveta Culp Hobby: setting a new direction
  • Grace Hopper: amazing grace
  • Aleda E. Lutz: fearless in flight
  • Elsie Ott: bringing nursing to the skies
  • Deborah Sampson Gannett: a soldier's secret
  • Claire Phillips: General MacArthur's spy
  • Reba Z. Whittle: the silent prisoner of war
  • Frances Wills, Harriet Pickens, and Mildred McAfee: three who dared
  • Here to stay: women in the Korean War
  • Staff Sergeant Barbara Barnwell: courage at sea
  • Esther Blake: first in line
  • Jonita Ruth Bonham: the nurse who forgot fear
  • Eleanor C. L'Ecuyer: redefining the role of women
  • Geraldine Pratt May: organizing the Air Force
  • Breaking the brass ceiling: women in the Vietnam war
  • Prudence Cummings Wright: the women's militia
  • Barbara J. Dulinsky: volunteering in Vietnam
  • Alene B. Duerk: the Navy's first admiral
  • Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington: the generals
  • Reverend Alice M. Henderson: the first female chaplain
  • Jeanne M. Holm: seeing stars
  • Sharon Ann Lane: paying the ultimate price
  • Barbara Ann Allen Rainey: earning her wings
  • Approaching equality: women in the modern military
  • Gwendolyn Bingham: the heart of a lion
  • Colonel Eileen Collins: the greatest adventure on this planet, or off
  • Don't mess with Texas: women in the Mexican-American War
  • Sarah Deal: a pilot and a Marine
  • Tammy Duckworth: a soldier and a senator
  • Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody: answering the call
  • Sherri Gallagher: soldier of the year
  • Captain Kristen Griest and Lieutenant Shaye Haver: leading the way
  • Marcelite J. Harris: breaking barriers
  • Leigh Ann Hester: I was trained to do what I did
  • Marina A. Hierl: first woman to lead an infantry platoon
  • Katie Higgins: angels in the sky
  • Lori Hill: into harm's way
  • Sarah Bowman Borginnes: an Honorary Colonel
  • Patricia D. Horoho: America's medical expert
  • Michelle J. Howard: redefining the role of women in the Navy
  • Darlene Iskra: the opportune moment
  • Shoshana Johnson: still standing
  • Kathleen McGrath: aye, aye, ma'am
  • Linda McTague: in command
  • Marcella Hayes Ng: the first African American pilot
  • Dr. Antonia Novello: the nation's doctor
  • Lori Piestewa: first Native American woman killed in combat
  • Coral Wong Pietsch: the first Asian American general
  • Elizabeth Caroline Newcom: the things we do for love
  • Lori Robinson: I happen to be a woman
  • Angela Salinas: something greater than myself
  • Sandra Stosz: the student becomes the teacher
  • Nadja West: I couldn't wait to sign up
  • Sheila Widnall: head of the Air Force
  • Janet Wolfenbarger: four stars in the Air Force
  • Women warriors: women in the Civil War
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780062847416
Lccn
2018034256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050142787
  • (OCoLC)on1050142787
Label
Heroism begins with her : inspiring stories of bold, brave, and gutsy women in the U.S. Military, written by Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Dorothea Lynde Dix: founder of the first female nursing corps
  • Sarah Emma Edmonds: master of disguise
  • Jennie Hodgers: becoming Albert Cashier
  • Susie King Taylor: the first African-American nurse
  • Harriet Tubman: beyond the Underground Railroad
  • Sarah Rosetta Wakeman: she kept her secret to the end
  • Dr. Mary Edward Walker: Medal of Honor Winner
  • Cathay Williams: from slave to soldier
  • A new kind of soldier: women in the Spanish-American War and World War I
  • Edith Ayres and Helen Wood: the first to die
  • Unexpected patriots: women in the Revolutionary War
  • Genevieve and Lucille Baker: always ready
  • Esther Voorhees Hasson: Army, Navy, Army
  • Lenah Higbee: the Navy's Nurse
  • Opha May Johnson: the first female Marine
  • Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee: creating a professional nursing corps
  • Loretta Perfectus Walsh: a new kind of soldier
  • It's our war, too: women in World War II
  • Angels of Bataan: serving to the end
  • Margaret Bourke-White: images of war
  • Jacqueline Cochran: a record-shattering career
  • Margaret Corbin: ready! aim! fire!
  • Carmen Contreras-Bozak: the first Hispanic woman to serve
  • Dr. Margaret Craighill: yes, we can
  • Susan Ahn Cuddy: the first Asian-American woman in the Navy
  • Charity Adams Earley: you've got mail
  • Annie G. Fox: cool under fire
  • Joy Bright Hancock: riding the waves
  • Oveta Culp Hobby: setting a new direction
  • Grace Hopper: amazing grace
  • Aleda E. Lutz: fearless in flight
  • Elsie Ott: bringing nursing to the skies
  • Deborah Sampson Gannett: a soldier's secret
  • Claire Phillips: General MacArthur's spy
  • Reba Z. Whittle: the silent prisoner of war
  • Frances Wills, Harriet Pickens, and Mildred McAfee: three who dared
  • Here to stay: women in the Korean War
  • Staff Sergeant Barbara Barnwell: courage at sea
  • Esther Blake: first in line
  • Jonita Ruth Bonham: the nurse who forgot fear
  • Eleanor C. L'Ecuyer: redefining the role of women
  • Geraldine Pratt May: organizing the Air Force
  • Breaking the brass ceiling: women in the Vietnam war
  • Prudence Cummings Wright: the women's militia
  • Barbara J. Dulinsky: volunteering in Vietnam
  • Alene B. Duerk: the Navy's first admiral
  • Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington: the generals
  • Reverend Alice M. Henderson: the first female chaplain
  • Jeanne M. Holm: seeing stars
  • Sharon Ann Lane: paying the ultimate price
  • Barbara Ann Allen Rainey: earning her wings
  • Approaching equality: women in the modern military
  • Gwendolyn Bingham: the heart of a lion
  • Colonel Eileen Collins: the greatest adventure on this planet, or off
  • Don't mess with Texas: women in the Mexican-American War
  • Sarah Deal: a pilot and a Marine
  • Tammy Duckworth: a soldier and a senator
  • Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody: answering the call
  • Sherri Gallagher: soldier of the year
  • Captain Kristen Griest and Lieutenant Shaye Haver: leading the way
  • Marcelite J. Harris: breaking barriers
  • Leigh Ann Hester: I was trained to do what I did
  • Marina A. Hierl: first woman to lead an infantry platoon
  • Katie Higgins: angels in the sky
  • Lori Hill: into harm's way
  • Sarah Bowman Borginnes: an Honorary Colonel
  • Patricia D. Horoho: America's medical expert
  • Michelle J. Howard: redefining the role of women in the Navy
  • Darlene Iskra: the opportune moment
  • Shoshana Johnson: still standing
  • Kathleen McGrath: aye, aye, ma'am
  • Linda McTague: in command
  • Marcella Hayes Ng: the first African American pilot
  • Dr. Antonia Novello: the nation's doctor
  • Lori Piestewa: first Native American woman killed in combat
  • Coral Wong Pietsch: the first Asian American general
  • Elizabeth Caroline Newcom: the things we do for love
  • Lori Robinson: I happen to be a woman
  • Angela Salinas: something greater than myself
  • Sandra Stosz: the student becomes the teacher
  • Nadja West: I couldn't wait to sign up
  • Sheila Widnall: head of the Air Force
  • Janet Wolfenbarger: four stars in the Air Force
  • Women warriors: women in the Civil War
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780062847416
Lccn
2018034256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050142787
  • (OCoLC)on1050142787

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