Women's History

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Best for middle school students.

  1. With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman’s Right to Vote by Ann Bausum
  2. A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War by Ina Chang
  3. Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors by Otha Richard Sullivan
  4. Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-Breaking Adventures by Karen Bush Gibson
  5. Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II by Penny Colman
  6. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared To Dream by Tanya Lee Stone
  7. Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space by Tam O’Shaughnessy
  8. A Woman in the House and Senate: How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country by Ilene Cooper
  9. Rad American Women A to Z by Kate Schatz
  10. Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred Conkling
  11. Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh
  12. Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine by Pendred E. Noyce
  13. Warriors Don’t Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock’s Central High by Melba Pattillo Beals
  14. Freedom Heroines by Frieda Wishinsky
  15. Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice by Phillip Hoose
  16. Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas by Jum Ottavian and Maris Wicks
  17. Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies and Medics by Kathryn J. Atwood
  18. I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick
  19. A History of Women’s Achievement in America hosted by Donna Mills (DVD set)