Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Bold Women in Montana History


Series: Bold Women
Media: Paperback

Item #: 519   Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-87842-676-8
Pages: 252   Size: 6 x 9

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April 2017
From the Blackfeet warrior Running Eagle to the stereotype-smashing librarian Alma Jacobs, the eleven women portrayed in this engaging book were indeed boldóbreaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and political opposition to emerge as heroines of their time. The sixth in this Mountain Pressís state-by-state series for teen readers, Bold Women in Montana History reveals the feminine side of the Treasure Stateís storied past.
Within these pages are stories of fearless femmes who dared to dream and resolved to take action. Among them we meet Annie Morgan, a Philipsburg homesteader whose mysterious life is only now coming to light; the bronc-riding Greenough sisters, Alice and Marge, who became rodeo stars during the sportís heyday; and Elouise Cobell, champion of Native American rights.
Perfect for school or home, this collection of short but informative biographies is both a valuable resource and an entertaining read. For readers young and old, Bold Women in Montana History proves what women can accomplish when they dare to be bold.