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Picture Books on Bundling Up

The temperatures outside have dropped, so it's time to get out our warm winter clothing. Think coats, sweaters, hats, mittens, and boots. Keep cozy by reading these picture books about bundling up.


Lucille's snowsuit by Kathryn Lasky ; illustrated by Marylin Hafner


The jacket I wear in the snow by Shirley Neitzel ; pictures by Nancy Winslow Parker


Little lamb, have you any wool? by Isabel Minhós Martins ; [illustrations by] Yara Kono


Under my hood I have a hat by Karla Kuskin ; illustrations by Fumi Kosaka


The Great Outdoors @ the Movies

The bear [videodisc] by Price Entertainment ; a Tri-Star release



Eight below [videodisc] by presented by Walt Disney Pictures ; in association with Spyglass Entertainment ; a Mandeville Films production



Fly away home [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Sandollar production




Into the wild [videodisc] by Paramount Vantage and River Road Entertainment present a Square One C.I.H./Linson Film production


Jeremiah Johnson [videodisc] by Warner Bros. presents a Sydney Pollack film




More Movies About Sports

The bad news Bears [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures Corp.



Bobby Deerfield [videodisc] by Columbia pictures and Warner Bros presents





Chariots of fire [videodisc] by Allied Stars presents an Enigma production





The color of money [videodisc]





Eight men out [videodisc] by Orion Pictures Corporation





Surviving Pregnancy and Parenthood

Even More Biographies for Women's History Month

Ambition and desire: the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte by Kate Williams



The woman I wanted to be by Diane von Furstenberg




Eleanor of Aquitaine: the mother queen of the Middle Ages by Desmond Seward




The woman who would be king by Kara Cooney




Pioneer girl: the annotated autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder ; Pamela Smith Hill, editor




More Biographies for Women's History Month

25 More Extraordinary Women

Celebrate Women's History Month by reading about one of the fascinating women below:

Bella Abzug: how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way: an oral history by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom — Bella Abzug, lawyer, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and leader of the Women's Movement

Queen Anne: the politics of passion by Anne Somerset — Queen Anne, monarch of Great Britain, 1702-1707

To the heart of the Nile: Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of Central Africa by Richard Hall — Florence Baker, explorer

Born to Rule!

In honor of Women's History Month check out some of these titles about female rulers throughout history:

Born to rule: five reigning consorts, granddaughters of Queen Victoria: Maud of Norway, Sophie of Greece, Alexandra of Russia, Marie of Romania, and Victoria Eugenie of Spain by Julie Gelardi


Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens by Jane Dunn





Female pharaohs [videodisc] by Discovery Communications





Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll


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