The Pink Hat

17 September 2019 | By Andrew Joyner | Filed in: womens rights.

Celebrate the 2017 Women s March with this charming and empowering picture book about a pink hat and the budding feminist who finds it Here is a clever story that follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and use

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

17 September 2019 | By Jimmy Carter | Filed in: womens rights.

The world s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights This is President Jimmy Carter s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths His urgent rep

Thirty Girls

17 September 2019 | By Susan Minot | Filed in: womens rights.

Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord s Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

17 September 2019 | By Mara Rockliff | Filed in: womens rights.

The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word Votes for Women In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy

Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

17 September 2019 | By Leah Lax | Filed in: womens rights.

Writers League of Texas Discover Award Finalist Pirate s Alley PEN Faulkner, May Sarton Award, Chautauqua Prize a Redbook Magazine and Good Housekeeping Best Book of 2015 2016 Wordwrite Award for memoir Uncovered is the first memoir to tell of a gay woman leaving the Hasidic fold Told in understa

Two Friends

17 September 2019 | By Dean Robbins | Filed in: womens rights.

Some people had rights, while others had none.Why shouldn t they have them, too Two friends, Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglass, get together for tea and conversation They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans The premise of this particular excha

Impossible Saints

17 September 2019 | By Clarissa Harwood | Filed in: womens rights.

Set in England in 1907, Impossible Saints is a novel that burns as brightly as the suffrage movement it depicts, with the emotional resonance of Tracy Chevalier and Jennifer Robson Escaping the constraints of life as a village schoolmistress, Lilia Brooke bursts into London and into Paul Harris s o

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face

17 September 2019 | By Larissa Theule | Filed in: womens rights.

Louise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York, in 1896 She spends her days playing with her brother, Joe But Joe gets to ride a bicycle, and Louise Belinda doesn t In fact, Joe issues a solemn warning If girls ride bikes, their faces will get so scrunched up, eyes bulging from the effor

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

17 September 2019 | By Diane Atkinson | Filed in: womens rights.

On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote In November 1919, Lady Nancy Astor, took her seat in the House of Commons History was made A hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle women undertook to break int