Heroines That Every Child Should Know: Tales for Young People of the World's Heroines of All Ages

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Hamilton Wright Mabie, Kate Stephens
The Floating Press, 2016 M10 1 - 285 pages
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From the stirring self-sacrifice of ancient Greek princess Alcestis to the battlefield heroics and later professional achievements of British nurse Florence Nightingale, this volume of biographical sketches geared toward younger readers showcases the accomplishments, virtues, and courageous feats of women throughout history.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
I Alcestis
9
II Antigone
25
III Iphigenia
41
IV Paula
52
V Joan of Arc
66
VI Catherine Douglas
110
VII Lady Jane Grey
141
VIII Pocahontas
155
IX Flora Macdonald
183
X Madame Roland
197
XI Grace Darling
234
XII Sister Dora
245
XIII Florence Nightingale
268
Endnotes
284
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