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JAN CLEERE. Amazing Girls of Arizona: True Stories of Young Pioneers

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JAN CLEERE. Amazing Girls of Arizona: True Stories of Young Pioneers. Globe Pequot Press. Paperback, 185 pages, $12.95, globepequot.com.

From the early 1800s 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 who conquered the west in their own style. Considered an important resource for western history students and aficionados, Amazing Girls of Arizona received the 2009 Arizona Book Publishers Association Glyph Award as the best juvenile nonfiction book.