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Jan Cleere Author- LEVI’S & LACE: ARIZONA WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY and AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS

LEVI’S & LACE: ARIZONA WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY

by Jan Cleere

From teachers and entrepreneurs, artists and healers, women who plowed the land, and those who were insrumental in establishing laws for the new territory of Arizona, these women were known for their fortitude in the face of adversity, their confrontation of extraordinary and sometimes dangerous situations, their adventuresome spirit, and their dedication to improving the lives of others.

Published by Rio Nuevo Press

ISBN: 978-1-933855-53-0

$14.95

AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS

by Jan Cleere

From the early 1800’s to present day, Arizona girls have left deep pioneering roots across the territory. Hardships and heartache, accolades and applause, and just plain hard work encompass the lives of these resourceful young innovators. Spellbinding, compelling stories of enterprising young girls who conquered the west in their own style.

An important resource for western history students and aficionados

Published by the The Globe Pequot Press

ISBN- 13:978-0762741359

$12.95

Also by Jan Cleere: MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN
OUTLAW TALES OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF ARIZONA’S MOST FAMOUS ROBBERS, RUSTLERS, AND BANDITS

Autographed copies may be purchased at http://www.JanCleere.com

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Barbara Marriott Author- IN OUR OWN WORDS: THE LIVES OF ARIZONA PIONEER WOMEN

IN OUR OWN WORDS: THE LIVES OF ARIZONA PIONEER WOMEN

by Barbara Marriott

“I have lived for months where my only neighbors were Indians and my one music the howl of the coyote.”- Charlotte Tanner Nelson

IN OUR OWN WORDS is available through amazon.com and via leading bookstores and wholesalers from coast to coast.

Or by direct and save at: FireshipPress.com

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Jan Cleere- AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS, best young adult nonfiction

      Jan Cleere’s latest book, AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS, published by The Globe Pequot Press, was named best young adult nonfiction for 20o9 by the Arizona Book Publishing Association  (Glyph Award).  The book was also a Finalist in the 2009 Arizona Press Women’s Communications Contest and a Finalist for the 2008 National best Books Awards, sponsored by USA Book News.  Jan’s other two books are also winners.  OUTLAW TALES OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF ARIZONA’S MOST FAMOUS ROBBERS, RUSTLERS, AND BANDITS placed first nationally in 2007 in the National Federation of Press Women’s Communications Contest, and MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE NEVADA WOMEN was a Finalist for the 2006 WILLA Literary Award.  For morer information, go to www.Jancleere.com

      Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  Vol. 38, No. 3 June- July 2009

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