Women’s History Month

Adult Non-Fiction

The women's suffrage movement by
Suffrage : women's long battle for the vote by DuBois, Ellen Carol
Ida B. the queen : the extraordinary life and legacy of Ida B. Wells by Duster, Michelle
My own words by Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
Amelia Earhart : the turbulent life of an American icon by Winters, Kathleen C.
The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote by Weiss, Elaine F.
Modern HERstory : stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history by Imani, Blair
The seven necessary sins for women and girls by Eltahawy, Mona
The trials of Nina McCall : sex, surveillance, and the decades-long government plan to imprison "promiscuous" women by Stern, Scott W.
Autism in heels : the untold story of a female life on the spectrum by O'Toole, Jennifer Cook
Together we rise : behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world by
Because of sex : one law, ten cases, and fifty years that changed American women's lives at work by Thomas, Gillian  (Lawyer)
The daughters of Kobani : a story of rebellion, courage, and justice by Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
We should all be feminists by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Fun home : a family tragicomic by Bechdel, Alison
We are not here to be bystanders : a memoir of love and resistance by Sarsour, Linda
Becoming by Obama, Michelle
Just as I am : a memoir by Tyson, Cicely.
Alice Paul : equality for women by Lunardini, Christine A.
Just pursuit : a black prosecutor's fight for fairness by Coates, Laura Gayle
Eleanor by Michaelis, David
Trickster feminism by Waldman, Anne
Mr. President, how long must we wait? : Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the fight for the right to vote by Cassidy, Tina
Headstrong : 52 women who changed science-- and the world by Swaby, Rachel.
My beloved world by Sotomayor, Sonia
The moment of lift : how empowering women changes the world by Gates, Melinda
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race by Shetterly, Margot Lee
Amazons, abolitionists, and activists : a graphic history of women's fight for their rights by Kendall, Mikki
Unbound : my story of liberation and the birth of the Me Too movement by Burke, Tarana
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Bell-Scott, Patricia
Never caught : the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong
Untamed by Doyle, Glennon
All the women in my family sing : women write the world--essays on equality, justice, and freedom by
AOC : the fearless rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and what it means for America by
Educated : a memoir by Westover, Tara
Hood feminism : notes from the women that a movement forgot by Kendall, Mikki
The secret history of Wonder Woman by Lepore, Jill
Milk and honey by Kaur, Rupi
Spinster : making a life of one's own by Bolick, Kate
Controlling women : what we must do now to save reproductive freedom by Kolbert, Kathryn
She came to slay : the life and times of Harriet Tubman by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong.
Life's work : from the trenches, a moral argument for choice by Parker, Willie,  Dr.
Persepolis by Satrapi, Marjane
Game changers : the unsung heroines of sports history by Schiot, Molly
Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Strayed, Cheryl
Joan of Arc : a life transfigured by Harrison, Kathryn.
We are never meeting in real life : essays by Irby, Samantha
The three mothers : how the mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin shaped a nation by Tubbs, Anna Malaika
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books by Nafisi, Azar.
Nobody's victim : fighting psychos, stalkers, pervs, and trolls by Goldberg, Carrie
Shrill by West, Lindy
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women by Moore, Kate
I know why the caged bird sings by Angelou, Maya.
Know my name : a memoir by Miller, Chanel
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women by Moore, Kate  (Writer and editor)
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world by Goodman, Matthew.
First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies by Brower, Kate Andersen
Bad feminist : essays by Gay, Roxane
Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas by Duncombe, Laura Sook
The good girls revolt : how the women of Newsweek sued their bosses and changed the workplace by Povich, Lynn.
The unfit heiress : the tragic life and scandalous sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt by Farley, Audrey Clare
The little book of feminist saints by Pierpont, Julia
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Skloot, Rebecca
Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world by Stout, Glenn
Shout by Anderson, Laurie Halse

Adult Fiction

The lost apothecary : a novel by Penner, Sarah
We ride upon sticks and are there presently : a novel by Barry, Quan
The vanishing half by Bennett, Brit
The secret life of bees by Kidd, Sue Monk.
Anne Boleyn : a king's obsession : a novel by Weir, Alison
The widows of Malabar Hill by Massey, Sujata
The magnolia palace : a novel by Davis, Fiona
Of women and salt by Garcia, Gabriela
Olive Kitteridge by Strout, Elizabeth.
The female persuasion by Wolitzer, Meg
Transcendent kingdom by Gyasi, Yaa
The unbroken by Clark, C. L.
Kindred by Butler, Octavia E.
A tale for the time being by Ozeki, Ruth L.
Trail of lightning by Roanhorse, Rebecca
The witch's heart by Gornichec, Genevieve
Red at the bone by Woodson, Jacqueline
Brown girls : a novel by Andreades, Daphne Palasi
Circe : a novel by Miller, Madeline
Chemistry : a novel by Wang, Weike
The Christie affair by Gramont, Nina de
Violeta : a novel by Allende, Isabel
One to watch : a novel by Stayman-London, Kate
The invention of wings by Kidd, Sue Monk.
Such a fun age : a novel by Reid, Kiley.
Everything I never told you by Ng, Celeste.
An American marriage by Jones, Tayari
The chosen and the beautiful by Vo, Nghi.
Watch me disappear : a novel by Brown, Janelle
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel by Richardson, Kim Michele
The aviator's wife : a novel by Benjamin, Melanie.
The southern book club's guide to slaying vampires by Hendrix, Grady
Girl, woman, other by Evaristo, Bernardine
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Honeyman, Gail
Her hidden genius : a novel by Benedict, Marie.
The Paris wife : a novel by McLain, Paula.
All the murmuring bones by Slatter, Angela.
The priory of the orange tree by Shannon, Samantha
The deep by Solomon, Rivers.

Classic Authors

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

Young Adult & Graphic Novels

The gilded ones by Forna, Namina.
The Hunger Games by Collins, Suzanne.
This one summer by Tamaki, Mariko
Persepolis by Satrapi, Marjane
Feminism by
We set the dark on fire by Mejia, Tehlor Kay
Asking for it : the alarming rise of rape culture--and what we can do about it by Harding, Kate
Dread nation by Ireland, Justina.
Captain Marvel.  Rise of alpha flight  Vol. 1, by Fazekas, Michele
Girls of paper and fire by Ngan, Natasha
Alanna : the first adventure by Pierce, Tamora.
Code name Verity by Wein, Elizabeth
Nimona by Stevenson, Noelle
Clap when you land by Acevedo, Elizabeth
Lumberjanes.  Beware the kitten holy  Vol. 1, by Stevenson, Noelle
On the come up by Thomas, Angie
A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Wein, Elizabeth
The breadwinner by Ellis, Deborah
Being Jazz : my life as a (transgender teen) by Jennings, Jazz
Spinning. by Walden, Tillie
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban by Yousafzai, Malala
Graceling by Cashore, Kristin.
Seraphina : a novel by Hartman, Rachel
Wonder Woman : Warbringer by Bardugo, Leigh
Fun home : a family tragicomic by Bechdel, Alison
Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world by Bagieu, Pénélope
The cat I never named : a true story of love, war, and survival by Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra.
Trickster's choice by Pierce, Tamora.
Not here to be liked by Quach, Michelle
Dumplin' by Murphy, Julie
Legendborn by Deonn, Tracy
With the fire on high by Acevedo, Elizabeth
Don't ask me where I'm from by De Leon, Jennifer
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter by Sánchez, Erika L.

Children’s Non Fiction

Little leaders : bold women in black history by Harrison, Vashti
Frida Kahlo by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world by Clinton, Chelsea
Molly, by golly! : the legend of Molly Williams, America's first female firefighter by Ochiltree, Dianne.
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker by Powell, Patricia Hruby
I dissent : Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark by Levy, Debbie
Solving the puzzle under the sea : Marie Tharp maps the ocean floor by Burleigh, Robert.
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
Mae among the stars by Ahmed, Roda
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Markel, Michelle
No steps behind : Beate Sirota Gordon's battle for women's rights in Japan by Gottesfeld, Jeff
Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history by Keating, Jess.
Good night stories for rebel girls. 200 tales of extraordinary women   Books 1-2 : by Cavallo, Francesca
Rad women worldwide : artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history by Schatz, Kate
Never Caught : the story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong
March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine by Beals, Melba
Little dreamers : visionary women around the world by Harrison, Vashti
Breaking through : how female athletes shattered stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties by Macy, Sue
For the right to learn : Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.
Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot by Conkling, Winifred
Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world by Hood, Susan
Dancing hands : how Teresa Carreno played the piano for President Lincoln by Engle, Margarita

Children’s Fiction & Picture Books

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