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Author Atwood, Kathryn J., author.

Title Courageous women of the Vietnam War : medics, journalists, survivors, and more / Kathryn J. Atwood.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2018]
copyright 2018


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  959.704 ATWOOD    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 225 pages : black and white illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Xuan Phuong, young revolutionary -- Genevieve de Galard, "I only did my duty" -- Le Ly Hayslip, "Freedom is never a gift" -- Bobbi Hovis, witness to history -- Kay Wilhelmy Bauer, American survivor -- Jurate Kazickas, "What's a woman like you doing out here?" -- Iris Roser, Australian relief worker -- Anne Koch, "I knew in my heart that I had to go" -- Dang Thuy Tram, communist field surgeon -- Lynda van Devanter, "Why do they have to die?" -- Kate Webb, captive journalist -- Joan Baez, protest singer -- Tracy Wood, "They're the story" -- Kim Phuc, running from war.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary In this book readers meet brave women and girls who served in life-threatening roles as medics, journalists, resisters, and revolutionaries in the conflict in Vietnam.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Female.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- Biography.
ISBN 9781613730744 (hardcover) : 17.30

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