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Hello, my name is Mr. Giblin and I am the Gifted Specialist at Phillips. For the last seventeen years I have been a Social Studies teacher in Alamance County and Chapel Hill. I am originally from New York and now I make my home in Carrboro. Please send me an email if you would like to talk about Gifted Services, Education, Parenting, History/Politics, Running, and Cycling.


Finish the fight! : the brave and revolutionary

women who fought for the right to vote

written by the staff of the New York Times, including Veronica Chambers, Jennifer Schuessler, Amisha Padnani, Jennifer Harlan -- [and two others] ; portrait illustrations by Monica Ahanonu, Rachelle Baker, Kristen Buchholz, Alex Cabal, Noa Denmon -- [and seven others].

Text and illustrations look at the women who helped lead the fight to vote.

An autobiography of the Olympic fencer, Ibthihaj Muhammad,and how she became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.
"A picture biography of educator and politician Shirley Chisholm, who in 1968 was the first Black woman elected to Congress and in 1972 was the first Black candidate from a major political party (the Democratic party) to run for the United States presidency.