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Monday, February 17, 2014

"Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies" by Cokie Roberts, Sacred Heart Alumna

This Presidents' Day holiday treat your children or grandchildren to the recently published book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies by Cokie Roberts.  Cokie Roberts,  alumna of Stone Ridge of the Sacred Heart, renown journalist and New York Times bestselling author has collaborated with Caldecott-Honor winning illustrator, Diane Goode to create this wonderful book which highlights female patriots of the American Revolution. 

Cokie Roberts, ST'60

Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies introduces the young reader to women who orchestrated the American Revolution behind the scenes. These heroic stories highlight patriotic women such as Abigail Adams,  Martha Washington, Phillis Wheatley, Mercy Otis Warren, Sarah Livingston Jay, and others. Details are gleaned from their letters, private journals, lists, and ledgers. The bravery of these women’s courageous acts contributed to the founding of America and spurred the founding fathers to make this a country that “remembered the ladies.”

To learn more or order a copy of Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies - click here

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