Women’s History Month

Adult Non-Fiction

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

Adult Fiction

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

Classic Authors

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

Young Adult & Graphic Novels

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

Children’s Non Fiction

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

Children’s Fiction & Picture Books

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