First Women in History: Nellie Bly Elizabeth Jane Cochran aka Nellie Bly was only 57 when she died in 1922. But she packed more of life, and more headline news experiences than any ten women of her time.
Elizabeth Cochran. ( a.k.a. Nellie Bly) She was a news reporter who went undercover in an Asylum to uncover the evil treatment of the 'lunatics'. She also traveled around the world in 72 days without a chaperone. All before she was 25 years of age she was the most famous woman on earth. Someone even trademarked a parlor game called 'Around the World with Nellie Bly'.
The life story of this daring news reporter, globetrotter, and advocate for women's rights is presented chronologically from birth to death, offering a masterful account of how Bly and turn-of-the-century American society shaped one another. Bylines: a Photobiography of Nellie Bly by Sue Macy
Gus and Nellie have some exciting news: there's going to be a baby in their family! Join them through the seasons as they watch their mother's pregnancy with fascination and curiosity while awaiting the birth of their new baby sibling. Combining accessible, humorous, and accurate illustrations; conversations between the two siblings; and a factual text, here is the ideal book to help young children understand that the way a growing baby develops inside a woman's body, and how a baby is born…