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
On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote In November 1919, Lady Nancy Astor, took her seat in the House of Commons History was made n nA hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle women undertook to break in
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
How the Feminist Five and the rise of China s feminist movement threatens China s authoritarian governmentOn the eve of International Women s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days The Feminist Five became a global cause c l bre, with Hillar
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
From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women s right to vote n nSenator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave to stand up and fight for what she believes i
Louise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York, in 1896 She spends her days playing with her brother, Joe But Joe gets to ride a bicycle, and Louise Belinda doesn t In fact, Joe issues a solemn warning If girls ride bikes, their faces will get so scrunched up, eyes bulging from the effor
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
n These minibiographies of women who persisted will move anyone with an avid curiosity about the world Publishers Weekly n n With a foreword by Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Cambridge and Master of Churchill College nTen Women Who Changed Science tells the movin
In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong She said she would do it, she wasn t a liar she d show them by running like the wind in the fire.
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
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.
A full color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Rising about educating girls across the globe n nWorldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school nBut one girl with courage is a revolution n nGirl Rising, a global campaign for girls education, created a film that chronicled the stories of n
Set in England in 1907, Impossible Saints is a novel that burns as brightly as the suffrage movement it depicts, with the emotional resonance of Tracy Chevalier and Jennifer Robson n nEscaping the constraints of life as a village schoolmistress, Lilia Brooke bursts into London and into Paul Harris s
Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world and it is now the newest Oprah s Book Club 2.0 selection n nHetty Handful Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth