Books to celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. The Library is featuring a special display of books highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Come to the library to check out these and other featured books:

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

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC edited by Faith S. Holsaert

A Thousand Sisters: My Journey of Hope into the Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman by Lisa Shannon

sotomayorMy Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

In Defense of Women: Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate by Nancy Gertner

Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller by Georgina Kleege

Every other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists by Ellen Daniell

leaninLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead  by Sheryl Sandberg

Through the Labyrinth: The Truth about how Women Become Leaders by Alice H. Eagly, Linda L. Carli

Action Chicks: New Images of Tough Women in Popular Culture edited by Sherrie A. Inness

This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine  by Eliza Lo Chin

How Jane Won: 55 Successful Women Share how They Grew from Ordinary Girls to Extraordinary Women by Sara Rimm-Kaufman & Sylvia B. Rimm

changing faceWhy so Slow? The Advancement of Women by Virginia Valian

The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America by Ann K. Boulis, Jerry A. Jacobs

The Door in the Dream: Conversations with Eminent Women in Science by Elga R. Wasserman

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