How are you celebrating Women’s History Month at your library?
Meet a room full of amazing people through books!
Favorite New Children’s Biographies:
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome. Illustrated by James Ransome
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed The World by Susan Hood. Illustrated by 13 Extraordinary Women.
No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Kathleen Krull
Gloria’s Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem – Feminist, Activist, Leader by Aura Lewis
Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon by Annette Bay Pimental Illustrated by Micha Archer
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman
Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? The Story of Ada Lovelace by Tanya Lee Stone. Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Women Who Loved Reptiles by Patricia Valdez Illustrated by Felicita Sala
Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai
A selection of favorite book lists and program ideas:
- Amazing Women in History updated book list.
- Celebrate women artists during the month of March! – book list.
- Women Artists – program ideas
One of my favorite ways to share biographies with children is “Name that Person!” What are some of your favorite ways to share children’s biographies? Please share in the comments below.