Spur Award Finalist
Willa Award Finalist
From the Blackfeet warrior Running Eagle to the stereotype-smashing librarian Alma Jacobs, the eleven women portrayed in this engaging book were indeed bold—breaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and political opposition to emerge as heroines of their time. The third in this Mountain Press’s state-by-state series for teen readers, Bold Women in Montana History reveals the feminine side of the Treasure State’s 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 sport’s heyday; and Elouise Cobell, champion of Native American rights.
264 pages, 6 x 9, paperback
Item 519, ISBN 978-0-87842-676-8
For Young Adults