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Women's History Month

 

History is our strength! Below are some of the many terrific books we recommend by and about incredible women.

The 2024 Women’s History theme, “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.”  The theme recognizes women throughout the country who understand that, for a positive future, we need to eliminate bias and discrimination entirely from our lives and institutions. Read more about this year's theme on the NWHP website.

Learn more about the history and celebration of Women's History Month here.

 

Force of Nature: A Celebration of Girls and Women Raising Their Voices By Kate T. Parker Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781523505524
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 5th, 2024

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Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships By Nina Totenberg Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982188092
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 5th, 2024

Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism By Jenn M. Jackson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593243336
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Published: Random House - January 23rd, 2024

Blackbirds Singing: Inspiring Black Women's Speeches from the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century By Janet Dewart Bell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781620976289
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2024

The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World By Jayne Zanglein Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728239583
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Published: Sourcebooks - March 15th, 2022

Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality By Tomiko Brown-Nagin Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780525436102
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Published: Vintage - March 7th, 2023

Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine By Olivia Campbell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780778311980
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Published: Park Row - March 15th, 2022

My Moment: 106 Women on Fighting for Themselves By Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Najimy, Linda Perry, Chely Wright, Lauren Blitzer Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982160920
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Published: Gallery Books - May 24th, 2022

My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir By Katherine Johnson, Joylette Hylick, Katherine Moore Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062897671
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Published: Amistad - May 31st, 2022

New Women in the Old West: From Settlers to Suffragists, an Untold American Story By Winifred Gallagher Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223271
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Published: Penguin Books - July 19th, 2022

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Sharing Space: An Astronaut's Guide to Mission, Wonder, and Making Change By Cady Coleman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593494011
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Published: Penguin Life - July 2nd, 2024

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The Case of Lizzie Borden and Other Writings: Tales of a Newspaper Woman By Elizabeth Garver Jordan, Jane Carr (Editor), Lori Harrison-Kahan (Editor), Jane Carr (Introduction by), Lori Harrison-Kahan (Introduction by), Brooke Kroeger (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Elizabeth Garver Jordan, Jane Carr (Editor), Lori Harrison-Kahan (Editor), Jane Carr (Introduction by), Lori Harrison-Kahan (Introduction by), Brooke Kroeger (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143137603
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 25th, 2024

A History of Women in 101 Objects By Annabelle Hirsch Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593728758
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Published: Crown - March 5th, 2024

The Sky Is for Everyone: Women Astronomers in Their Own Words By Virginia Trimble (Editor), David a. Weintraub (Editor) Cover Image
By Virginia Trimble (Editor), David a. Weintraub (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691253916
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 31st, 2023

Breaking Through: My Life in Science By Katalin Karikó Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593443163
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Published: Crown - October 10th, 2023

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World's First Modern Computer By Kathy Kleiman Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781538718292
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 25th, 2023

Sensational: The Hidden History of America's “Girl Stunt Reporters” By Kim Todd Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062843623
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 21st, 2023

Out of the Shadows: Six Visionary Victorian Women in Search of a Public Voice By Emily Midorikawa Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781640095298
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Published: Counterpoint - September 20th, 2022

Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality: 1920-2020 By Elisabeth Griffith Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781639363971
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 6th, 2022

The Once and Future Sex: Going Medieval on Women's Roles in Society By Eleanor Janega Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324074465
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 16th, 2024

Women: The National Geographic Image Collection (National Geographic Collectors Series) By National Geographic Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781426223198
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Published: National Geographic - February 7th, 2023

Madame Restell: The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Old New York’s Most Fabulous, Fearless, and Infamous Abortionist By Jennifer Wright Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306826795
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Published: Hachette Books - February 28th, 2023

The Patriarchs: The Origins of Inequality By Angela Saini Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807093337
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Published: Beacon Press - February 27th, 2024

The Great Stewardess Rebellion: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet By Nell McShane Wulfhart Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593082294
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Published: Anchor - February 28th, 2023

The Correspondents: Six Women Writers on the Front Lines of World War II By Judith Mackrell Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593471159
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Published: Vintage - February 28th, 2023

Untold Power: The Fascinating Rise and Complex Legacy of First Lady Edith Wilson By Rebecca Boggs Roberts Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593489994
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Published: Viking - March 7th, 2023

Hoop Muses: An Insider’s Guide to Pop Culture and the (Women’s) Game By Seimone Augustus, Kate Fagan, Sophia Chang (Illustrator) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538709146
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Published: Twelve - March 7th, 2023

A Black Woman Did That By Malaika Adero, Chanté Timothy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Malaika Adero, Chanté Timothy (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781941367513
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - February 18th, 2020

She Persisted: Harriet Tubman By Andrea Davis Pinkney, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593115664
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Published: Philomel Books - January 5th, 2021

Like a Girl By Lori Degman, Mara Penny (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lori Degman, Mara Penny (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454933021
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Published: Union Square Kids - August 13th, 2019

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo, Rebel Girls Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895810
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 10th, 2016

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo, Rebel Girls Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895827
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 21st, 2017

Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World (Stories That Shook Up the World) By Katherine Halligan, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katherine Halligan, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534436640
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2018

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison #1) By Vashti Harrison Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World By Rachel Ignotofsky Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

The Fire of Stars: The Life and Brilliance of the Woman Who Discovered What Stars Are Made Of By Kirsten W. Larson, Katherine Roy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kirsten W. Larson, Katherine Roy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452172873
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 7th, 2023

100 Women Who Shaped World History (100 Series) By Gail Meyer Rolka, Sarah Gancho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gail Meyer Rolka, Sarah Gancho (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781728290065
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - June 9th, 2023

Born Reading: 20 Stories of Women Reading Their Way into History By Kathleen Krull, Virginia Loh-Hagan, Aura Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665917988
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 1st, 2023

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America By Karen Blumenthal Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781665918756
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2023

Determined Dreamer: The Story of Marie Curie By Deborah Hopkinson, Jen Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Jen Hill (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062373328
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 27th, 2024

Ida B. Wells Marches for the Vote By Dinah Johnson, Jerry Jordan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dinah Johnson, Jerry Jordan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316322478
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - January 2nd, 2024

Remembering Rosalind Franklin: Rosalind Franklin & the Discovery of the Double Helix Structure of DNA By Tanya Lee Stone, Gretchen Ellen Powers (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316351249
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - February 20th, 2024