SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN: Revised and Expanded
Written by Idella Bodie

Profiles fifty-one "Palmetto" women, from colonial  to current times.  Written to appeal to readers of all ages, the book is especially intended to help young people appreciate the contributions women have made to this state and the nation.

The stories of South Carolina's leading women are told in lively, narrative form.  Readers first meet Judith Giton Manigault, a French Huguenot who wielded an ax clearing land for her new home in South Carolina in the 1600s, the founder of a great family.  Then in chronological order, come stories of women black and white, young and old, wartime heroines and leaders in medicine, education, the arts, sports, and government.

A final chapter provides basic biographical data on many other South Carolina women who have distinguished themselves in their fields, and a bibliography is included to encourage further reading.

An excellent reference tool for every library.


198 pages. B/w photos. 2006. Sandlapper.
ISBN 13:  978-0-87844-102-0/ISBN 10: 0-87844-102-6,

Softcover $19.95

 
More books by Idella Bodie

Brave Black Patriots
Carolina Girl
The Courageous Patriot
The Fighting Gamecock
Ghost in the Capitol 
Ghost Tales for Retelling
Heroines of the American Revolution
Light Horse Harry  
The Man Who Loved the Flag
The Mystery of Edisto Island
The Mystery of The Pirateís Treasure
The Old Wagoner
Quaker Commander
The Revolutionary Swamp Fox
The Secret Message 
The Secret of Telfair Inn
South Carolina Women
Spunky Revolutionary War Heroine
Stranded!
Trouble at Star Fort
Whopper
Whopper Teacherís Guide
The Wizard Owl

 

 

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