Celebrate women’s history month with some great books


In January, the Amelia Bloomer Project announce the 2014  list of books that highlight the power of the individual and the collective voices of women across time and around the world. Here are the top 10.

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Cummins, Julie. “Flying Solo: How Ruth Elder Soared into America’s Heart.” Illus. by Malene R. Laugesen. 2013. Unpaged. Roaring Brook Press, $17.99 (978-1-5964-3509-4). K-Gr.2

Gevinson, Tavi (Ed.). “Rookie Yearbook Two.” 2013. 348p. Drawn & Quarterly, $29.95 (978-1-7704-6148-2). Gr.7-up.

Global Fund for Children. “Global Baby Girls.” 2013. Unpaged. Charlesbridge Publishing, $6.95 (978-1-5808-9439-5). PreS.

Markel, Michelle. “Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909.” Illus. by Melissa Sweet. 2013. Unpaged. Balzer + Bray, $17.99 (978-0-0618-0442-7). K-Gr.4.

Molloy, Aimee.“ However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph.” 2013. 252p. HarperOne, $25.99 (978-0-0621-3276-5). Gr.10-up.

Mullenbach, Cheryl.  “Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender…

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