Books to Celebrate Women's History Month - FamilyEducation

Books for Women's History Month

These books will speed you on your way to becoming a women's history buff.

The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time: A Ranking Past and Present
by Deborah G. Felder
From Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lucille Ball, to Marie Curie, and Harriet Tubman. Written with the help of women's studies professors from top U.S. colleges and universities, this book profiles influential women, both famous and not so well known.

1001 Things Everyone Should Know about Women's History
by Constance Jones
This is a concise but readible collection of the most notable names and events in the history of half the world's citizens.

Africa: Women's Art, Women's Lives
by Betty Laduke
African women express the ebb and flow of their lives. This book highlights some of their personal art. Walk a mile in their shoes!

Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviators from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age
by Leslie Haynsworth, David M. Toomey
The history of women fliers is a story of daring and determination as well as cutural prejudice. Did you know that Russia launched a woman into space nearly a year before the first woman flew solo around the world?