Recommended Books for Women's History Month
In the familiar question-and-answer format, this installment in the acclaimed If You Lived... history series tells the exciting story of how women worked to get equal rights with men, culminating in the 19th amendment to the Constitution.
From Native Americans to recent immigrants, artists to athletes, politicians to poets, this book introduces readers to more than 250 women who have shaped the history of the United States.
Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Susan B. Anthony, who grew up to fight for women's equality and the right to suffrage.
In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie).
The life stories of 80 noteworthy African-American women, ranging from Sojourner Truth to Oprah Winfrey, are told in this biographical collection complete with simple black-and-white photographs.