Women Who Made a Difference
Book: Women Who Made a Difference , by Carol Crowe-Carraco, ISBN10: 0813109019, ISBN13: 9780813109015, University Press of Kentucky, September 1989, Paperback
"Inspiring short biographies of some of Kentucky's unsung heroines Jenny Wiley, Lucy Audubon, Malinda Gatewood Bibb, Laura Clay, Enid Yandell, Cora Wilson Stewart, Mary Breckinridge, Alice Allison Dunnigan, and Loretta Lynn. These women had a vision of a better life for themselves and for others and the courage to make their ideas become real.
Elwood-Akers is a librarian at California State Univ., Northridge. Twelve articles by various women survey the war chronologically. About 75 women correspondents reported from Vietnam. Elwood-Akers emphasizes their diversity, rejecting the idea that women have a distinctive point of view on war. Each article is preceded by some history and biography. Photos. These five titles (see preceding entries) are nicely produced, smoothly readable, and interesting stories for the adult beginning reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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