Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Encourage kids to be rebellious against the social norms of their genders. Learn about many phenomenal women and hear their stories as scientists, astronauts, writers, artists, politicians, motorcycle racers, and rappers. Illustrated in modern art style with each page completely different than the last. These very real biographies are told … Continue reading Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

The Awakening by Kate Chopin, A Reader’s Advisory

This coming week our library celebrates Banned Books Week so this week's Five Star Friday recommendation is The Awakening by Kate Chopin since it not only is a revolutionary feminist tale, but has been frequently banned and challenged throughout history. At the time of The Awakening's publication in 1899, when the Women's Suffrage Movement was in full swing, … Continue reading The Awakening by Kate Chopin, A Reader’s Advisory

New Title Tuesday: The Unmade Bed By Stephen Marche

  My New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth About Men and Women in the 21st Century  by Stephen Marche, made me curious to see how a man would "mansplain" the gender divide to women.  But, he played it a bit safe by stating on the cover that his wife, editor Sarah Fulford, provided commentary on the book.  OK, … Continue reading New Title Tuesday: The Unmade Bed By Stephen Marche