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Recommended resources for reading and viewing in celebration of National Women's History Month, 2018.

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Nonfiction

Founding Mothers: The Women who Raised our Nation

My Life, My Love, My Legacy

I am Malala: The Girl who Stood up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

My Own Words

Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign

Eleanor Roosevelt

A Fighting Chance

Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

Wall Tappings: An Anthology of Writings by Women Prisoners

A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on her Diary, 1785-1812

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration

Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?

In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Harriet Tubman : The Life and the Life Stories

Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World

Oprah: A Biography

Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports

Frida Kahlo

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi

Charlotte Brontèˆ: A Fiery Heart

Marie Curie: A Life

Zelda: A Biography

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Cleopatra: A Life

The Story of My Life

Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life

Fiction Books

The Handmaid's Tale

And Then There Were None

Little Fires Everywhere : A Novel


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

Their Eyes Were Watching God

The Color Purple



Linden Hills

The Awakening : An Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism

Little Women: An Annotated Edition

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

The Bell Jar

Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life

A Raisin in the Sun: A Drama in Three Acts

Typical American

The Wife: A Novel

The Invention of Wings

Gone Girl: A novel

Age of Innocence

The Paying Guests

The Joy Luck Club

Jane Eyre

The Paris Wife: A Novel

Gone with the Wind

Children's Books

A Wrinkle in Time

The Patchwork Quilt

Mad about Madeline: The Complete Tales

Madam President


Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom


Amazing Grace

Inside Out & Back Again

Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

My Name is Georgia: A Portrait

The Suspect Next Door

Dancing in the Wings

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales

I am Jazz!

The Secret Garden

Ramona the Brave

Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

The Midwife's Apprentice

Violet's Music

Dinosaurs Before Dark

Little women: An Annotated Edition


Hidden Figures

Norma Rae

Erin Brockovich

Whale Rider

One Woman, One Vote

Mildred Pierce

Gloria: In Her Own Words

Bend It Like Beckham

Zero Dark Thirty

Thelma & Louise

Nine to Five

The Color Purple

Little Women

All About Eve

The Rosa Parks Story

Today's Hours

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