Happy Women's History Month 2019

March 1, 2019 | Lynn

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March marks Women's History Month, with Friday March 8th 2019 as Women's Day. This is an important day and month not only for women, but for all people. It's a chance to reflect on the contributions that women have made in the course of human history and continue to make today. Those contributions can be to science, justice, art, film, all aspects of life. Here are some resources to broaden your knowledge.

Little People Big Dreams

This is a new series of books that provide children with a small biography on some women who have made huge impacts.

Rosa Parks Harriet Tubman

L.M. Montgomery Jane Goodall

Simone de Beauvoir Mother Theresa 

Another great series for children is by Brad Meltzer in his Ordinary People Change the World Series.  Here are his books featuring women.

I am Sacagawea I am Lucille Ball

I am Billie Jean King I am Sonia Sotomayor

I am Helen Keller 

If you are looking for materials for stronger readers there are plenty of inspiring women from which to chose. Whether there are in television, journalism, politics or the kitchen these books tell the incredible stories of these women.

Year of yes What I know for sure

Audition  Trailblazer a pioneering journalist's fight to make the media look more like America

Becoming My life in France 

Please share in the comments if you have any favourite women that inspire you, whether personally or professionally.