Women's History Month
Published on Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 10:24am
March is Women's History Month. Come to the Petworth Library to get books about great women and girls:
The Pirate Queen: The story of Grace O'Malley, a 16th-century Irish pirate
Mighty Jackie the Strike Out Queen: A 17-year-old who struck out basebell legend Babe Ruth!
Sarah Emma Edmunds Was a Great Pretender: She was a Union soldier and spy in the Civil War
Talkin' About Bessie: Bessie Coleman was the first licensed African American aviator
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of genius inventions by girls and women
Sweethearts of Rhythm: The greatest all-female swing band in the world
Wilma Mankiller: Former Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Every Girl Tells a Story: A Celebration of Girls Speaking Their Minds: 13- to 18-year-old American girls speak candidly about their lives
Sally Ride, Ellen Ochoa, Mae Jemison: Astronauts!
From Rags to Riches: A History Of Girls' Clothing in America