Monday, March 11, 2013

Celebrate Women's History Month With Strong Gals & Girls!

You can find a lot of children's books with strong female characters here at RML, but these are some especially for Women's History Month. (No disrespect to Charlotte, Harriet, Junie B. and the March girls, I just figured you knew about them already!)
                                      (from Grace for President, by Kelly DiPucchio & pictures by LeUyen Pham)

Picture Books
  • Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride / Ryan, Pam Munoz ~ JE Ryan
  • Every Day Dress Up / Alko, Selina ~ JE Alko
  • Grace for President / DiPucchio, Kelly S. ~ JE DiPucchio
  • Mirette on the Highwire / McCully, Emily Arnold ~ JE BK&CD
  • The Princess Knight / Funke, Cornelia ~ JE Funke
  • Queen of the Falls / Van Allsburg, Chris ~ JE Van Allsburg
  • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon / Lovell, Patty ~ JE Lovell
  • You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer: a very improper story / Corey, Shana ~      JE Corey

Juvenile Fiction 
  • Firework-Maker's Daughter / Pullman, Philip ~ PJ Pullman
  • Mable Riley: A Reliable Record of Humdrum, Peril, and Romance / Jocelyn, Marthe ~ JF Jocelyn
  • One Crazy Summer / Williams-Garcia, Rita ~ JF Williams-Garcia 
  • One for the Murphys / Hunt, Lynda Mullaly ~ JF Hunt
  • Our Only May Amelia / Holm, Jennifer ~ JF Holm 
  • Three Times Lucky / Turnage, Sheila ~ JF Turnage 
  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon / Lin, Grace ~ JF Lin  

Juvenile Non-fiction
  • Independent Dames: what you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution / Anderson, Laurie Halse ~ J973.3 Anderson
  • Mighty Jackie: the strike-out queen / Moss, Marissa ~ J796.357
  • Wheels of Change: how women rode the bicycle to freedom / Macy, Sue ~ J305.4 Macy
  • Women Explorers: perils, pistols, and petticoats / Cummins, Julie ~ J910.92 Cummins

  • Amelia Lost: the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart / Fleming, Candace ~       JB Earhart
  • Ballots for Belva: the true story of a woman's race for the presidency / Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta ~ JB Lockwood
  • I Could Do That!: Esther Morris gets women the vote / White, Linda ~ JB Morris
  • Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: the true story of a Civil War spy / Jones, Carrie ~ JB Edmonds
  • You Can't Do That, Amelia! / Klier, Kimberly ~ JB Earhart
  • You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? / Fritz, Jean ~ JB Fritz

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