Top Ten Things to Know About Rachel Carson Rachel Carson was a noted marine biologist and made many contributions to the field. She was also very concerned about the environment and things that people were doing to harm it. The... ... Continue reading Rachel Carson.
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Top Ten Things to Know About Helen Keller Helen Keller was an extraordinary woman who, despite being deaf and blind, was able to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree and become an author, political activist and lecturer. Keller was also... ... Continue reading Helen Keller.
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Top Ten Things About Anne Frank Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who died in the Holocaust. She gained international fame posthumously following the publication of her diary. In her diary you can read about her experiences hiding during the... ... Continue reading Anne Frank.
Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York in 1797. When born she was given the name, Isabella Baumfree. Her last name was given to her after her father's owner, Mr. Baumfree. Truth was sold several times and eventually... ... Continue reading Sojourner Truth.