March 1, 2018 | jonesw
March is Women's History Month! Celebrate by reading about the amazing accomplishments of women throughout history.
Ballerina Maria Tallchief describes her childhood on an Osage reservation, the development of her love of dance, and her rise to success in that field.
"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--.
Follows Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Amelia's life.
Biography of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, written as a child's school report.
The black woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why.
Presents designer Coco Chanel's early life in an orphanage, where her sewing genius leads her to become a cabaret performer, hat maker, and international fashion icon.
Describes the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani teenager whose support for education for girls in her country led to her being shot by the Taliban.
"A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron." --.