Readings for Women’s History Month

| March 31, 2017



Even though Women’s History Month is coming to a close, there are lots of books help you continue to celebrate and learn about how women have changed history. Some of their contributions are just being acknowledged from years past, while others are in the process of changing the world right now.


Available in the Stacks:

Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race / Margot Lee Shetterly

I Am Malala : The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot

A matter of Black and white : the autobiography of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher / by Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher with Danney Goble ; foreword by Robert Henry


Available from our Curriculum materials:

Sonia Sotomayor : Supreme Court Justice / by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez.

Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose

Marian Wright Edelman : the making of a crusader / Beatrice Siegel

Lives of the scientists : experiments, explosions (and what the neighbors thought) / written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.

What every American should know about women’s history : 200 events that shaped our destiny / Christine Lunardini

Remember the ladies : 100 great American women / Cheryl Harness



Image from: Bain News Service, Publisher. Suffragettes, London. [No Date Recorded on Caption Card] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.