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Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 128
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2010
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Ten inspirational women who risked their lives to bring us the world’s stories. Whether reporting from the front lines or the anchor desk, they pushed the boundaries of journalism.

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"The chapters...are well written and interesting and will provide readers with enough of a taste to encourage them to expand their reading...Recommended."
Sal's Fiction Addiction Book Blog
These women show strength, tenacity and bravery, while facing ridicule and giving up much personally, as they bring us news from all corners of the world.
Topix.net
The amazing women featured in this book have pushed the boundaries of print, radio, television and Internet journalism and paved the way for future generations.
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
Fearless Female Journalists gives readers a new or renewed appreciation of women who have shaped the world in many exceptional ways. Mothers and daughters might enjoy reading together through the series, though readership need not be limited to girls and women. May “The Women’s Hall of Fame Series” continue to sound out the unsung heroines.
Story Circle Book Reviews blog
Female Journalists would be an ideal journalism class supplement or a resource for a high school student writing a paper on influential women.
Pencil Pushers and Ink Splotches blog
Thought provoking, touching, enlightening and over all powerful. It made me remember why I had started my own career in Broadcasting so many years ago. The only difference is I did not have the guts to stick it out, unlike the courageous women who broke down the barriers and crashed open the doors for the rest of us.
Winnipeg Free Press
A Toronto journalism professor, Crysdale writes in an easy-to-read style that will interest readers nine to 13 or possibly older.
The Canadian Journalism Project, J-Source.ca
In 118 pages, including a helpful glossary for young readers, Fearless encapsulates the evolution of journalism and women’s place in the field.
Midwest Book Review
Fearless Female Journalists is a strong and highly recommended read that shouldn't be missed by any young woman with journalistic aspirations.
Freedom to Read
Fearless Female Journalists paints a vivid picture of how important it is for us to continue to fight for the right of all people everywhere - regardless of gender or race - to express themselves and how powerful freedom of expression is when used as a tool to right terrible wrongs.
Kutztown University Book Review
this collective biography strives to highlight the work of ten women who were so dedicated to journalism that their efforts helped to broaden the world of reporting as we know it.
Shameless Magazine
The short biographies are just enough to whet your appetite and send you on a search for more about these amazing women.

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The Amelia Bloomer Project - Top Ten List Beth Olshewsky, an Amelia Bloomer Project co-chair, said the book is an ideal representation of the type of book the project was created to recognize: “Crysdale’s book honours 10 women who changed the world and the way we think about women and journalism through their fearlessness, facing the challenges inherent in their journalistic work and the face of much opposition. This book totally rocks” | 2011 | Commended
The Canadian Children's Book Centre's "Best Books for Kids and Teens 2011" List  | 2011 | Commended

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