Women’s History Month

Adult Non-Fiction

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

Adult Fiction

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

Classic Authors

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

Young Adult & Graphic Novels

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

Children’s Non Fiction

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

Children’s Fiction & Picture Books

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