They Never Gave Up! The Stories of Six Amazing Women (Boxed Set)

They Never Gave Up! The Stories of Six Amazing Women (Boxed Set)

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Meet six incredible women in this boxed set featuring fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Reads that are part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet”!

Get to know Roberta Gibb, the first female Boston marathon runner; Misty Copeland, the first African American prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theater; Katherine Johnson, one of the first African American female scientists to work for NASA, whose mathematical calculations helped the Apollo 11 program land the first astronauts on the moon; Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is still serving as a Supreme Court justice at age eighty-seven; and Shirley Chisholm, who in 1972 became the first African American woman to enter a Democratic presidential race!

A special section at the back of each book includes extras on subjects like ballet and space, plus fun trivia facts on marathons, the justice system, and more! With the You Should Meet series, biographies have never been so much fun!

This collection includes the following six books:
Roberta Gibb
Misty Copeland
Katherine Johnson
Mae Jemison
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Shirley Chisholm

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Publisher name:
Simon Spotlight

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Paperback / softback | Trade paperback (US)

Simon & Schuster

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