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

by Deborah Noyes

First Release:

June 2016

ISBN: 9780803740174

In 1887, Nellie Bly faked mental illness in order to investigate a notorious New York City asylum. This was just one of many journalism stunts that Bly pulled off during her career. Author’s note. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white period photographs, illustrations, and reproductions.

  • ISBN: 9780803740174
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Viking
    Page Count: 144
    Trim Size: 7" x 9"
    Lexile: Level: 1210L
    Awards & Honors: ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Nonfiction
    2017 Capitol Choices, Ten to Fourteen
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Middle Grade and Young Adult Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfic
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