- Published: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2008.
- Year Published: 2008
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 1140
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Women daredevils : thrills, chills, and frills
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Call number: J 791.092 Cu
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth, West Youth
Zazel: human cannonball in pink tights -- Annie Edson Taylor: queen of the mist -- Mlle. D'Zizi and Gertrude Breton: leapin' ladies -- Isabelle Butler and La Rague Sisters: loopy women drivers -- May Wirth: world's greatest bareback rider -- Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick: the doll girl of aviation -- Mabel Stark: the lady and the tiger -- Gladys Roy and Gladys Ingle: winsome wing walkers -- Mabel Cody: just plane stunts -- Sonora Webster Carver: the girl on the high-diving horse.
The stories of fourteen women during the period from 1880 to 1929 who performed feats of daring from being shot out of a cannon to high-diving on horseback.
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