March is Women’s History Month. Take some time to learn about the contributions of some of the strongest, bravest, smartest women in history.
Today, I want to share a list of books that are perfect for Women’s History Month.
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 and giving women the right to vote.
Margaret (Molly) Brown is best known for her bravery and compassion during the tragic sinking of the Titanic, which catapulted her to international fame virtually overnight. But few people are aware that she was also an outspoken suffragist, a tireless champion of miners’ rights, and one of the first women to run for the U.S. Congress.
Born into slavery, young Harriet Tubman knew only hard work and hunger. Escape seemed impossible — certainly dangerous. Yet Harriet did escape North, by the secret route called the Underground Railroad. Harriet didn’t forget her people. Again and again she risked her life to lead them on the same secret, dangerous journey.
Focuses on the childhood of a pioneer in the crusade for human rights, particularly those of women.
Meet African american women of science and invention from the early years to modern Times.
This is an essential guide to the women who have changed our world. From spies to fashion designers and scientists to actresses, photographs and detailed illustrations bring to life the thrills and exploits of heroines throughout history.
Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats–and flaws–for all the world to see. Here you’ll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?
Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her.
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). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities?
If there is a pre-teen or adolescent in your life, especially a girl, take a look at this empowering, inspiring chapter book. It portrays the youths and careers of six remarkable women whose curiosity about nature fueled a passion to steadfastly overcome obstacles to careers in traditionally men-only occupations.
It’s never too soon to start making a difference, and these exhilarating examples of girl power in action make for ideal motivation.