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Courageous Women of Maryland

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Courageous Women of Maryland

Katherine Kenny and Eleanor Randrup

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Age level: Middle Grade: Ages 8-12


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Learn about eighteen of Maryland’s most influential and courageous women, past and present. Ideal for the classroom, this educational book offers brief biographies and commentary on poet Lucille Clifton; politicians Helen Delich Bentley, Barbara Mikulski, and Verda Welcome; photojournalist Sadie Kneller Miller; fashion designer Claire McCardell; and art collectors the Cone sisters. This book takes a look at each woman’s achievements and the courageous choices they made to realize success. Middle grades–ages 10-13.

Size: 6″ x 9″ | 14 b/w photos | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764335419 | Binding: soft cover


Katherine Kenny and Eleanor Randrup are co-authors of Juanita Jackson Mitchell: Freedom Fighter. They both live in Baltimore, MD.