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By Heather Lehr Wagner

Girls Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid ladies whose starvation for experience and information forced them on paths of discovery world wide. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on themes starting from historic dinosaur fossils to lifestyles in Tibet, but additionally challenged the proven roles of girls of their fields. Kingsley set sail for Africa in 1893, embarking on a visit that may switch not just her existence, however the Victorian knowing of the darkish continent to boot. She traveled among the Niger and Congo rivers, was once the 1st white lady to climb Mount Cameroon, and penned books approximately her learn in Africa.

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