Women’s History Month

Adult Non-Fiction

Fun home : a family tragicomic by Bechdel, Alison
Amelia Earhart : the turbulent life of an American icon by Winters, Kathleen C.
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books by Nafisi, Azar.
Alice Paul : equality for women by Lunardini, Christine A.
Spinster : making a life of one's own by Bolick, Kate
Joan of Arc : a life transfigured by Harrison, Kathryn.
Becoming by Obama, Michelle
Life's work : from the trenches, a moral argument for choice by Parker, Willie,  Dr.
Persepolis by Satrapi, Marjane
My beloved world by Sotomayor, Sonia
Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Strayed, Cheryl
Ida B. the queen : the extraordinary life and legacy of Ida B. Wells by Duster, Michelle
Shrill by West, Lindy
Educated : a memoir by Westover, Tara
We should all be feminists by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
The seven necessary sins for women and girls by Eltahawy, Mona
Nobody's victim : fighting psychos, stalkers, pervs, and trolls by Goldberg, Carrie
The little book of feminist saints by Pierpont, Julia
Together we rise : behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world by
Bad feminist : essays by Gay, Roxane
Amazons, abolitionists, and activists : a graphic history of women's fight for their rights by Kendall, Mikki
Hood feminism : notes from the women that a movement forgot by Kendall, Mikki
The trials of Nina McCall : sex, surveillance, and the decades-long government plan to imprison "promiscuous" women by Stern, Scott W.
The three mothers : how the mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin shaped a nation by Tubbs, Anna Malaika
Suffrage : women's long battle for the vote by DuBois, Ellen Carol
The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote by Weiss, Elaine F.
The women's suffrage movement by
AOC : the fearless rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and what it means for America by
The good girls revolt : how the women of Newsweek sued their bosses and changed the workplace by Povich, Lynn.
Because of sex : one law, ten cases, and fifty years that changed American women's lives at work by Thomas, Gillian  (Lawyer)
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women by Moore, Kate
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race by Shetterly, Margot Lee
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Skloot, Rebecca
The secret history of Wonder Woman by Lepore, Jill
Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world by Stout, Glenn
Trickster feminism by Waldman, Anne
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world by Goodman, Matthew.
Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas by Duncombe, Laura Sook
The daughters of Kobani : a story of rebellion, courage, and justice by Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies by Brower, Kate Andersen
Game changers : the unsung heroines of sports history by Schiot, Molly
I know why the caged bird sings by Angelou, Maya.
My own words by Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women by Moore, Kate  (Writer and editor)
Autism in heels : the untold story of a female life on the spectrum by O'Toole, Jennifer Cook
Shout by Anderson, Laurie Halse

Adult Fiction

We ride upon sticks and are there presently : a novel by Barry, Quan
The aviator's wife : a novel by Benjamin, Melanie.
Watch me disappear : a novel by Brown, Janelle
The Paris wife : a novel by McLain, Paula.
Olive Kitteridge by Strout, Elizabeth.
Transcendent kingdom by Gyasi, Yaa
An American marriage by Jones, Tayari
The widows of Malabar Hill by Massey, Sujata
Everything I never told you by Ng, Celeste.
A tale for the time being by Ozeki, Ruth L.
Such a fun age : a novel by Reid, Kiley.
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel by Richardson, Kim Michele
Trail of lightning by Roanhorse, Rebecca
The deep by Solomon, Rivers.
Chemistry : a novel by Wang, Weike
The female persuasion by Wolitzer, Meg
Red at the bone by Woodson, Jacqueline
Kindred by Butler, Octavia E.
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Honeyman, Gail
The invention of wings by Kidd, Sue Monk.
One to watch : a novel by Stayman-London, Kate
The secret life of bees by Kidd, Sue Monk.

Classic Authors

Frankenstein by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
In the midst of winter : a novel by Allende, Isabel
Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance by Hurston, Zora Neale
The valley of amazement by Tan, Amy.
Even the stars look lonesome by Angelou, Maya.
Little women by Alcott, Louisa May
Pride and prejudice by Austen, Jane
Jane Eyre by Brontë, Charlotte
Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Christie, Agatha
Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl by Frank, Anne
The haunting of Hill House by Jackson, Shirley
Beloved : a novel by Morrison, Toni.
The color purple by Walker, Alice
To the lighthouse by Woolf, Virginia
A wizard of Earthsea by Le Guin, Ursula K.
Little house on the prairie by Wilder, Laura Ingalls
The handmaid's tale by Atwood, Margaret

Young Adult & Graphic Novels

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban by Yousafzai, Malala
The Hunger Games by Collins, Suzanne.
The gilded ones by Forna, Namina.
Being Jazz : my life as a (transgender teen) by Jennings, Jazz
Alanna : the first adventure by Pierce, Tamora.
Trickster's choice by Pierce, Tamora.
Lumberjanes.  Beware the kitten holy  Vol. 1, by Stevenson, Noelle
This one summer by Tamaki, Mariko
Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world by Bagieu, Pénélope
Captain Marvel.  Rise of alpha flight  Vol. 1, by Fazekas, Michele
Nimona by Stevenson, Noelle
Spinning. by Walden, Tillie
Clap when you land by Acevedo, Elizabeth
With the fire on high by Acevedo, Elizabeth
The breadwinner by Ellis, Deborah
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter by Sánchez, Erika L.
Wonder Woman : Warbringer by Bardugo, Leigh
Don't ask me where I'm from by De Leon, Jennifer
Legendborn by Deonn, Tracy
Seraphina : a novel by Hartman, Rachel
Dread nation by Ireland, Justina.
We set the dark on fire by Mejia, Tehlor Kay
Dumplin' by Murphy, Julie
On the come up by Thomas, Angie
Graceling by Cashore, Kristin.
Feminism by
Asking for it : the alarming rise of rape culture--and what we can do about it by Harding, Kate
A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Wein, Elizabeth
Code name Verity by Wein, Elizabeth

Children’s Non Fiction

Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker by Powell, Patricia Hruby
March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine by Beals, Melba
Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history by Keating, Jess.
I dissent : Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark by Levy, Debbie
No steps behind : Beate Sirota Gordon's battle for women's rights in Japan by Gottesfeld, Jeff
Fly high! : the story of Bessie Coleman by Borden, Louise.
Mae among the stars by Ahmed, Roda
Frida Kahlo by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel
Solving the puzzle under the sea : Marie Tharp maps the ocean floor by Burleigh, Robert.
Molly, by golly! : the legend of Molly Williams, America's first female firefighter by Ochiltree, Dianne.
Good night stories for rebel girls. 200 tales of extraordinary women   Books 1-2 : by Cavallo, Francesca
Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot by Conkling, Winifred
Bold & brave : ten heroes who won women the right to vote by Gillibrand, Kirsten
Fight of the century : Alice Paul battles Woodrow Wilson for the vote by Rosenstock, Barb
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Markel, Michelle
For the right to learn : Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.
Breaking through : how female athletes shattered stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties by Macy, Sue
Suffrage sisters : the fight for liberty by Mead, Maggie
Rad women worldwide : artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history by Schatz, Kate
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world by Clinton, Chelsea
Little dreamers : visionary women around the world by Harrison, Vashti
Little leaders : bold women in black history by Harrison, Vashti
Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world by Hood, Susan

Children’s Fiction & Picture Books

Igraine the brave by Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Out of my mind by Draper, Sharon M.
Julie of the wolves by George, Jean Craighead
A wrinkle in time by L'Engle, Madeleine.
Ella enchanted by Levine, Gail Carson.
The Twelve by Lin, Cindy
Moon over Manifest by Vanderpool, Clare
Dealing with dragons by Wrede, Patricia C.
A home for goddesses and dogs by Connor, Leslie
Chasing freedom : the life journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, inspired by historical facts by Grimes, Nikki
Handbook for dragon slayers by Haskell, Merrie.
The mighty Miss Malone by Curtis, Christopher Paul
Inside out & back again by Lai, Thanhha.
The two princesses of Bamarre by Levine, Gail Carson.
Number the stars by Lowry, Lois.
First test by Pierce, Tamora.
From the desk of Zoe Washington by Marks, Janae
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.
Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music by Engle, Margarita
Olivia and the fairy princesses by Falconer, Ian
Princess hair by Miller, Sharee  (Illustrator)
Sulwe by Nyong'o, Lupita
Mommy's khimar by Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah
The water princess by Verde, Susan
Feminist Baby by Brantz, Loryn