For 150 r siden levde kvinner og menn sv rt forskjellige liv Kvinner fikk ikke stemme ved valg eller tjene egne penger Det var f rst da kvinnene begynte organisere seg at det skjedde endringer I denne boka forteller forfatter Marta Breen og illustrat r Jenny Jordahl om kvinnebevegelsens mange
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
She couldn t go to college.She couldn t become a politician.She couldn t even vote.But Elizabeth Cady Stanton didn t let that stop her.She called on women across the nation to stand together and demand to be treated as equal to men and that included the right to vote It took nearly seventy five
How the Feminist Five and the rise of China s feminist movement threatens China s authoritarian governmentOn the eve of International Womens 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 Hillary
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 countrys call in its time of need during World War II.At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce
No chasing No stretching or straining And never, ever sweat These were the rules girls were forced to play by until Title IX passed in 1972 And it was a game changer A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts keeps score
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
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.
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 wasnt a liar shed show them by running like the wind in the fire.
From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women s right to vote Senator 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
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
A full color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Rising about educating girls across the globe Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school But one girl with courage is a revolution Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine