Fly Girls: The Forgotten Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

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 fa

Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major Mary Jennings MJ Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients But soon she would face a new battle to give women who serve

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word Votes for Women In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy

Two Friends

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 excha

Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women's Right to Vote

Cast your vote for Alice Paul The story of a tireless suffragette and the president she convinced to change everything When Alice Paul was a child, she saw her father go off to vote while her mother had to stay home But why should that be So Alice studied the Constitution and knew that the law

Gloria Takes a Stand: How Gloria Steinem Listened, Wrote, and Changed the World

Bloomsbury has acquired world rights to Jessica Rinker s debut picture book What Gloria Heard, a biography of Gloria Steinem, to be illustrated by Daria Peoples Publication is scheduled for winter 2019, in time for Women s History Month and Steinem s 85th birthday.