Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Women’s History Month Celebration with Author Mary Cronk Farrell

Date(s) - 04/08/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BookPeople of Moscow
521 S. Main - Moscow, Idaho

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Where does courage come from? Come find out from these brave women!  

Fannie Sellins faced off against powerful corporations, galvanizing workers to strike for fair pay and safe work. She confronted anti-immigrant prejudice and advocated non-violent action. When company-hired gunmen threatened her life, she refused to leave the picket line. Fannie died in a hail of bullets in broad daylight before a crowd of witnesses. No one was ever brought to justice for her death.

American WWII Nurses survived four months on the front lines of Bataan and Corregidor before their capture by the Japanese Army. Then, in POW camp they nursed others through disease and starvation. How did they survive three years in captivity? PURE GRIT, the little-known story of these American heroines will make you proud. Come learn how courage comes in the darkest places.