Monday, April 9, 2012

Hear Them Roar

The Sunday issue of the Lexington Herald-Leader contained an article about famous Kentucky women. While you probably knew that actress Ashley Judd was from the Bluegrass State, did you know that Florence Henderson, aka Mrs. Brady from the Brady Bunch, was from Kentucky too?

To find out which other famous ladies made the list, stop by the library or read the article online by clicking on the above article link.

If you want to learn about some other well-known women, the following biographies are available in the library. Just ask one of the librarians if you need help finding any of these books.

Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child; 641.5 C536a

Barbie and Ruth; 338.7 G362b

Healing Hearts: A Memoir of a Female Heart Surgeon; 617.412 M195h

Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter; 782.4216 L989l

The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight; 629.45 

My Appalachia; 976.953 F239m

Tough Choices; 338.761 F521t

The Woman Behind the New Deal; 331.092 D748w

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