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They Went Whistling

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They Went Whistling by Barbara Holland
Paperback $16.00
Feb 05, 2002 | ISBN 9780385720021

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Praise

“Deliciously ironic, reliably brainy, steadily informative…a jubilant hop, skip and jump toward rectifying the omission of women from the historical record.”–Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

“With humor and style, Holland reveals lives fraught with excitement, danger, passion [and] intrigue.”–USA Today

“Deliciously ironic, reliably brainy, steadily informative . . . a jubilant hop, skip and jump toward rectifying the omission of women from the historical record.” –Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

“With humor and style, Holland reveals lives fraught with excitement, danger, passion [and] intrigue.” –USA Today

“Luxuriating in tales worth retelling . . . [Holland] gives herself free rein to speak her mind and break the rules.” –The Washington Post

Awards

New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age NOMINEE

School Library Journal Adult Books for Young Adults NOMINEE

Author Q&A

“A girl-power version of women’s history, Holland’s entertaining book chronicles the lives of women who have defied convention. . . . A brisk, enjoyable volume.”
Publishers Weekly

“Inspirational. . . . Short, spirited real-life tales about some of history’s most famously independent women.”
Real Simple

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