Kvinner i kamp - 150 år med likhet, frihet, søsterskap

27 January 2020 | By Marta Breen | Filed in: womens rights.

For 150 r siden levde kvinner og menn sv rt forskjellige liv Kvinner fikk ikke stemme ved valg eller tjene egne penger Det var f rst da kvinnene begynte organisere seg at det skjedde endringer I denne boka forteller forfatter Marta Breen og illustrat r Jenny Jordahl om kvinnebevegelsens mange

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

27 January 2020 | By Kirsten Gillibrand | Filed in: womens rights.

From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women s right to vote Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave to stand up and fight for what she believes

Two Friends

27 January 2020 | 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

Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records

27 January 2020 | By Debbie Gonzales | Filed in: womens rights.

No chasing No stretching or straining And never, ever sweat These were the rules girls were forced to play by until Title IX passed in 1972 And it was a game changer A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts keeps score

Fly Girls: The Forgotten Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

27 January 2020 | By P. O’Connell Pearson | Filed in: womens rights.

It the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country s call in its time of need during World War II.At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce

Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

27 January 2020 | 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

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face

27 January 2020 | 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

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time

27 January 2020 | By Tanya Lee Stone | Filed in: womens rights.

A full color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Rising about educating girls across the globe Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school But one girl with courage is a revolution Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls education, created a film that chronicled the stories of

Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China

27 January 2020 | By Leta Hong Fincher | Filed in: womens rights.

How the Feminist Five and the rise of China s feminist movement threatens China s authoritarian governmentOn the eve of International Women s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days The Feminist Five became a global cause c l bre, with

The Pink Hat

27 January 2020 | 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

The Invention of Wings

27 January 2020 | By Sue Monk Kidd | Filed in: womens rights.

Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world and it is now the newest Oprah s Book Club 2.0 selection Hetty Handful Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

27 January 2020 | By Nicholas D. Kristof | Filed in: womens rights.

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era s most pervasive human rights violation the oppression of women and girls in the developing world With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through