Jeanette Rankin

Jeanette Rankin was a woman who was definately born ahead of her time. Her ideas about women's rights were radical and they earned her many enemies. You might also find the Women's Rights Movement Feature interesting and there are books about other strong minded women in the Biographies section and in the Women's History Month Feature.

Jeannette Rankin: First Lady of Congress

Jeannette Rankin: First Lady of Congress

Trish Marx
Illustrator:  Dan Andreasen 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2006   ISBN: 978-0689862908
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Jeannette Rankin: Political Pioneer

Jeannette Rankin: Political Pioneer

Gretchen Woelfle
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Boyds Mills Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1590784372
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