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Women's History Month

titles about women's history



Young Adult
Pocahontas - Joseph Bruchac
Goddess of Yesterday - Caroline B. Cooney
An Acquaintance with Darkness - Ann Rinaldi
Girl In Blue - Ann Rinaldi
Nine Days a Queen: The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey - Ann Rinaldi
Taking Liberty: The Story of Oney Judge, George Washington's Runaway Slave - Ann Rinaldi
Time Enough for Drums - Ann Rinaldi
Wolf By the Ears - Ann Rinaldi

Juvenile Fiction
Before We Were Free - Julia Alvarez
Ruby's Wish - Shirin Yim Bridges
Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis & Clark Expedition - Joseph Bruchac
The Keeper of the Doves - Betsy Byars
A Stone In My Hand - Cathryn Clinton
Morning Girl - Michael Dorris
Louisa May & Mr. Thoreau's Flute - Julie Dunlap & Marybeth Lorbiecki
The Birchbark House - Louise Erdrich
The Game of Silence - Louise Erdrich
Daughter of the Great Zandini - Cary Fagan
Aleutian Sparrow - Karen Hesse
Minuk: Ashes In the Pathway - Kirkpatrick Hill
The Year of Miss Agnes - Kirkpatrick Hill
The Thieves of Ostia: A Roman Mystery - Caroline Lawrence
When My Name Was Keoko - Linda Sue Park
Almost to Freedom - Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Amelia's War - Ann Rinaldi
Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South - Ann Rinaldi
The Fifth of March: A Story of the Boston Massacre - Ann Rinaldi
Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phillis Wheatley - Ann Rinaldi
Keep Smiling Through - Ann Rinaldi
Mutiny's Daughter - Ann Rinaldi
Numbering All the Bones - Ann Rinaldi
The Secret of Sarah Revere - Ann Rinaldi
The Staircase - Ann Rinaldi

Picture Books
Pictures for Miss Josie - Sandra Belton
Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel - Leslie Connor
The Village That Vanished - Ann Grifalconi
Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings - Deborah Hopkinson
The Battle for St. Michaels - Emily Arnold McCully
The Bobbin Girl - Emily Arnold McCully
Squirrel and John Muir - Emily Arnold McCully
Goin' Someplace Special - Patricia McKissack
A Good Night for Freedom - Barbara Olenyik Morrow
The Hard-Times Jar - Ethel Footman Smothers
The House In the Mail - Rosemary & Tom Wells

Nonfiction
33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women's History: From Suffragettes to Skirt Lengths to the ERA - Tonya Bolden
Capturing Joy: The Story of Maud Lewis - Jo Ellen Bogart
Queen of Inventions: How the Sewing Machine Changed the World - Laurie Carlson
A Poem of Her Own: Voices of American Women Yesterday and Today - Catherine Clinton
Rabble Rousers: 20 Women Who Made a Difference - Cheryl Harness
The Queen's Progress: An Elizabethan Alphabet - Celeste Davidson Mannis
Brigid's Cloak: An Ancient Irish Story - Bryce Milligan
Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk - Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie
Who Was the Woman Who Wore the Hat? - Nancy Patz
Aida - Leontyne Price
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot: A True Story of the Berlin Airlift and the Candy That Dropped From the Sky - Margot Theis Raven
Sense Pass King: A Story from Cameroon - Katrin Tchana

Biography
Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America - Kathi Appelt
Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson - Amy Ehrlich
The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights - Russell Freedman
A Woman for President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull - Kathleen Krull
A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet - Kathryn Lasky
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War - Anita Lobel
The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft - Cathy Moore
A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés - Pat Mora
Brave Harriet: The First Woman to Fly the English Channel - Marissa Moss
Mighty Jackie: The Strike Out Queen - Marissa Moss
Mahalia: A Life in Gospel Music - Roxane Orgill
The Girl In White Armor, the True Story of Joan of Arc - Albert Bigelow Paine
Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa - Andrea Davis Pinkney
The Year I Didn't Go to School - Giselle Potter
If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks - Faith Ringgold
They Called Her Molly Pitcher - Anne Rockwell
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson: The Voice of a Century - Pam Muñoz Ryan
Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I - Jane Resh Thomas
Frida - Jonah Winter

titles last updated July 1, 2006





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