Nomination: Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly

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Noyes, Deborah.  Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly. 2016. 144p. Viking Books for Young Readers, $18.99 (978-0-8037-4017-4). Gr. 5-8

When most female journalists were still limited to the fashion and society pages, “girl” reporter Nellie Bly pioneered investigative “stunt” journalism, using her writing to reveal injustice and corruption while blazing a new path for young women in the profession.

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