March 10, 2019
Women’s History Month: 10 Inspirational Reads
Inspired by Women’s History Month, which was established to amplify women’s voices and value their contributions to history, I searched through my reading lists to find stories about inspirational women whom we can celebrate during Women’s History Month. Titles are Amazon links and my available reviews are linked.
*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.
In no particular order….
This fictionalized biographical narrative of Eliza Hamilton, reveals her vital contributions to U. S. History in her role as Mrs. Alexander Hamilton. Review
This fictionalized biographical narrative of Patsy Jefferson reveals her important role in the presidency of Thomas Jefferson and her contribution to her father’s overall health, well being, and success. Review
This fictionalized biography of Anita Hemmings, the first black student to attend Vassar in 1897, demonstrates the determination and courage required to attempt this ground breaking feat. Review
This story relates the tragic account of Henrietta’s cells being used for science without her knowledge, permission, or compensation. (no review)
Many readers have seen the inspirational movie about the women whose mathematical and computer skills contributed to the Space Race. (no review)
This is the well known and best selling memoir by Corrie Ten Boom that recounts her days and hopes for survival in a concentration camp. I think this was my first WW11 reading experience. (no review)
Malala represents brave women and girls who stand up for women’s rights in an oppressive culture. (no review)
It’s inspiring for mature middle grade girls (and adults) to read fictionalized biographies of three real women scientists and their contributions. Review (scroll down page)
What titles can you add to this list?
***Blogs posts may contain affiliate links. This means that at no extra cost to you, I can earn a small percentage of your purchase price.
Unless explicitly stated that they are free, all books that I review have been purchased by me or borrowed from the library.
Book Cover and author photo are credited to Amazon or an author’s (or publisher’s) website.