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Description - Borrowed Names by Jeannine Atkins

As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series.

Sara Breedlove, the daughter of former slaves, wanted everything to be different for her own daughter, A'Lelia. Together they built a million-dollar beauty empire for women of color. Marie Curie became the first person in history to win two Nobel prizes in science. Inspired by her mother, Irene too became a scientist and Nobel prize winner.

Borrowed Names is the story of these extraordinary mothers and daughters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781250183408
ISBN-10: 1250183405
Format: Paperback / softback
(217mm x 128mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeannine Atkins

Jeannine Atkins is the author of several books for young readers including Anne Hutchinson's Way. She teaches children's literature at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and lives in Whatley, Massachusetts. Visit her online at www.jeannineatkins.com

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