Voices of America

Woman of the World: The Story of Nellie Bly

based on Brooke Kroeger’s “Nellie Bly: Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist”
by Mike Peterson - illustrated by Christopher Baldwin
14 chapters -- also available in Spanish

By far our best-selling serial, “Woman of the World:The Story of Nellie Bly” is a biography of an American journalist who changed the face of newspapers. This serial combines an exciting, inspiring story for young readers with well-documented nonfiction that teachers will appreciate. Artist Christopher Baldwin applied painstaking research to make sure the illustrations for this serial are as historically accurate as the text. Written with the resources and advice of Brooke Kroeger, Nellie Bly’s biographer. Teaching guide includes journalism-based writing prompts.

Download the Teacher's Guide (pdf)

Chapter One

Chapter Two 

Chapter Three


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