Saturday, March 8, 2008

Women's History Month Book List

Please pardon my long absence - lots of work, flu, then pneumonia.

It's March - Women's History Month!
Here's some books to look at this month:

When Esther Morris Headed West: Women Wyoming and the Right To Vote by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge (picture book)
From Rags To Riches: A History of Girls Clothing in America by Leslie Sills (ages 10 and up)
In Real Life: Six women Photographers by Leslie Sills (ages 10 and up)
Women Who Dared by Valjean McLenighan (grades 4-8)
Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women by Cheryl Harness (ages 8 and up)
Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan (picture book)

Check out biographies of these famous women:

Authors: Mary Shelley, Jane Austin, Emily Bronte, Harper Lee, Pearl S. Buck, Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolfe, Beatrix Potter, Lucy Maude Montgomery

Artists: Frida Kahlo, Grandma Moses, Diane Arbus, Mary Cassatt, Georgia O'Keeffe

Activists: Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Abigail Adams, Dorothea Dix, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Sojourner Truth

Others: Maria Mitchell, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Margaret Mead, Helen Keller, Harriet Tubman, Rachel Carson