Kennedy, Kate. More than Petticoats: Remarkable Maine Women .

Author:Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Position::Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review
 
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KENNEDY, Kate. More than petticoats: remarkable Maine women. Globe Pequot, Two Dot. 149p. illus. map. bibliogs. index. c2005. 0-7627-3147-8. $10.95. SA

A useful compendium of women's history, Kennedy's book covers a variety of female accomplishments. The 13 subjects range from author Sarah Orne Jewett, explorer Josephine Peary, and politician Margaret Chase Smith to a botanist, reformer, clairvoyant, basket maker, nun, lighthouse keeper, and sportswoman. The writing is rich in data without...

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