5 Great Titles for Women’s History Month

It’s hard to believe we’re already in March! Warm weather may still be a few weeks away (although I’m ready any time now…) but there’s already plenty to celebrate this month—including, of course, Women’s History. Here are five of my favorite titles to give some color to your March reading list:

Catching the Moon

Catching the Moon: The Story of A Young Girl’s Baseball Dream, by Crystal Hubbard, illus. by Randy DuBurke

A spunky young girl proves that America’s favorite pastime is not just for boys.

In Her HandsIn Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage, by Alan Schroeder, illus. by JaeMe Bereal

She left for New York City with $5 in her pocket, and became a guiding light of the Harlem Renaissance.

Hiromi's Hands

Hiromi’s Hands, by Lynne Barasch

The story of the first female sushi chef in America!

Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree, by William Miller, illus. by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

The childhood biography of legendary author Zora Neale Hurston.

Tofu QuiltTofu Quilt, by Ching Yeung Russell

A girl growing up in 1960s Hong Kong won’t let anyone talk her out of becoming a writer.

I’ve also come across some great online resources this year, including this blog featuring posts by bloggers, authors, and illustrators about their favorite books celebrating Women’s History. Do check it out! And if you have other favorite books or resources for the month (and the rest of the year, of course), share them in the comments!

2 thoughts on “5 Great Titles for Women’s History Month”

  1. Another book for women…”Registered Nurse to Rear Admiral…A First for Women”…a biography…fyi.

  2. Thanks for highlighting these books. I was excited to see the book about Zora Hurston but even more excited to see the title about Augusta Savage because I have never heard about her. Thanks for continually producing books that I can be excited to share with my children.

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