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Penny Colman

Penny Colman

Penny Colman is the author of many nonfiction books, including Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts, Elizabeth Cady and Susan B. Anthony, and Rosie the Riveter. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Penny Colman
Square Fish
Square Fish

In the Spring of 1851 two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York—Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old,...

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Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts
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Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts

Penny Colman
Square Fish
Square Fish

Drawing on extensive historical and anthropological research, personal accounts, and interviews with people who work in the funeral industry, Penny Colman examines the compelling subjects of death...

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Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving

Penny Colman
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate with a Thanksgiving meal. But what is the origin of this tradition? Did it really begin when the Pilgrims and Native Americans got...

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Adventurous Women
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Adventurous Women

Penny Colman
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

The adventures of eight inspiring women of the twentieth century.

Mary Gibson Henry risked her life following her passion for new botanical species. During the Civil War,...

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