Celebrate women’s history month with some great books

6 Mar

In January, the Amelia Bloomer Project announce the 2014  list of books that highlight the power of the individual and the collective voices of women across time and around the world. Here are the top 10.

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Cummins, Julie. “Flying Solo: How Ruth Elder Soared into America’s Heart.” Illus. by Malene R. Laugesen. 2013. Unpaged. Roaring Brook Press, $17.99 (978-1-5964-3509-4). K-Gr.2

Gevinson, Tavi (Ed.). “Rookie Yearbook Two.” 2013. 348p. Drawn & Quarterly, $29.95 (978-1-7704-6148-2). Gr.7-up.

Global Fund for Children. “Global Baby Girls.” 2013. Unpaged. Charlesbridge Publishing, $6.95 (978-1-5808-9439-5). PreS.

Markel, Michelle. “Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909.” Illus. by Melissa Sweet. 2013. Unpaged. Balzer + Bray, $17.99 (978-0-0618-0442-7). K-Gr.4.

Molloy, Aimee.“ However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph.” 2013. 252p. HarperOne, $25.99 (978-0-0621-3276-5). Gr.10-up.

Mullenbach, Cheryl.  “Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II.”  2013. 266p. Chicago Review Press, $19.95 (978-1-5697-6808-2). Gr.9-up.

Povich, Lynn. “The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace.” 2012. 249p. PublicAffairs, $25.99 (978-1-6103-9173-3). Gr.10-up.

Schnall, Marianne. “What Will It Take to Make a Woman President? ” 2013. 386p. Seal Press, $17.00 (978-1-5800-5496-6). Gr.10-12.

Wishinsky, Frieda. “Profiles: Freedom Heroines.” 2012. 144p. Scholastic, $6.99 (978-0-5454-2518-6). Gr.4-6.

Yousafzai, Malala with Christina Lamb. “I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban.” 2013. 327p. Little, Brown and Company, $26.00 (978-0-3163-2240-9). Gr.8-12.

Click here to see the full list.

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