04 March 2017

"Nevertheless, she persisted." 31 Women's History Reads

Although I celebrate women's history each and every day, March is officially Women's History Month. Dig in to some of these books for a good read.

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
written by Laurie Wallmark, illustrated by April Chu

Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq
written and illustrated by Mark Alan Stamaty

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream
written by Tanya Lee Stone

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-six Women Who Changed the World
written by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy

Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures from the Archives of the Anne Frank House
written by Menno Metselaar and Ruud van der Rol

Anne Hutchinson's Way
written by Jeannine Atkins, illustrated by Michael Dooling

Annie and Helen
written by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Raul Colón

An Apple for Harriet Tubman
written by Glennette Tilley Turner, illustrated by Susan Keeter

Audacity
written by Melanie Crowder

Babe Conquers the World: The Legendary Life of Babe Didrickson Zaharias
written by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace

Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves and Other Female Villains
written by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Rebecca Guay

Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring
written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Brian Floca

Becoming Billie Holiday
written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I
written by Jane Resh Thomas

Beyond the Myth: The Story of Joan of Arc
written by Polly Schoyer Brooks

The Bobbin Girl
written and illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child
written and illustrated by Jessie Hartland

Bottle Houses: The Creative World of Grandma Prisbrey
written by Melissa Eskridge Slaymaker, illustrated by Julie Paschkis

Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
written by Michelle Markel, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Brave Harriet: The First Woman to Fly the English Channel
written by Marissa Moss, illustrated by C.F. Payne

The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne
written by Catherine Reef

Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story

written and illustrated by S.D. Nelson

Bylines: A Photobiography of Nellie Bly
written by Sue Macy

Capturing Joy: The Story of Maud Lewis
written by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrated by Mark Lang

Catherine Called Birdy
written by Karen Cushman

Celia Cruz: Queen of Salsa
written by Veronica Chambers, illustrated by Julie Maren

Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts
written by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Michele Wood

Coco and the Little Black Dress
written and illustrated by Anemarie van Haeringen

Code Name Verity
written by Elizabeth Wein

Crossing Stones
written by Helen Frost

Daisy Saves the Day
written and illustrated by Shirley Hughes

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