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Author Turner, Janine.

Title Holding her head high : 12 single mothers who championed their children and changed history / Janine Turner.

Publication Info. Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, [2008]


Description xix, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-331).
Contents How did a Baptist girl from Texas end up as a single mom? -- The Roman Empire -- Listen for God's higher calling: Helena Augusta -- The Middle Ages -- Choose God's greatness: Blanche of Castile -- Turn tribulations into triumphs: Christine De Pizan -- Colonial and Revolutionary America -- Define your own destiny: Rachel Lavein Fawcett -- Dare to dream: Eliza Pinckney -- Put God first: Isabella Graham -- Go the extra mile: Elizabeth Timothy -- Champion your children: Abigail Adams -- Single mothers of slavery -- Don't give up before the miracle: Harriet Jacobson -- Pioneer single mothers -- Heal with humor: Elinore Pruitt Stewart -- Persevere with praise: Aunt Clara Brown -- Soar on eagle's wings: Belva Lockwood.
Subject Single mothers -- History.
Women -- History.
Children of single parents.
ISBN 9780785223245 hardcover
078522324X hardcover

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