Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation

Cokie Roberts and Diane Goode do it again – another stunningly beautiful nonfiction book about important women who shaped America’s early history.

A wonderful follow-up to Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies, this informative picture book is a great introduction to, or continuation of, the often overlooked contributions of women in the history of the United States.

Ladies of Liberty provides biographical sketches of 20 women writers, explorers, educators, and political and social activists:

Mercy Otis Warren

Martha Washington

Abigail Adams

The Grimke sisters

Sojourner Truth

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Bina West Miller

Madam C.J. Walker

Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane

Isabel Mary Paterson

Lila Acheson Wallace

Vivien Kellems

Taylor Caldwell

Clare Boothe Luce

Ayn Rand

Rose Director Friedman

Jane Jacobs

Dorian Fisher

ABOUT THE AUTHOR  Cokie Roberts is a New York Times best-selling author, political commentator, and journalist. In over forty years in broadcasting she has won numerous awards, including three Emmys.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR  Diane Goode has illustrated more than 50 critically acclaimed picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains.

Author Cokie Roberts
Illustrator Diane Goode
For Ages 6 to 10 years
Pages 40 pages
Format Hardcover

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