First Regional Library has curated a selection of titles that celebrate the trailblazing women
who have helped change the world.
Please enjoy these great books all year long!
For eBooks for adult readers, check out the Women’s Equality list on Overdrive.
For eBooks for children and teens, check out the Phenomenal Women list on Overdrive.
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These titles are available for checkout and holds. Click on the titles to open up a link to our online catalog.
African American Women and the Vote 1837-1965 by Ann D. Gordon
Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America by Tommy Jenkins
Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote by Ellen DuBois
Amazons, Abolitionists and Activists: a Graphic History of Women’s Fight For Their Rights by Mikki Kendall
Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Cage, Radical Suffragist by Angelica Carpenter
The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote by Brooke Kroeger
Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought For Freedom at the Ballot Box by Angela P Dodson
Suffragists in an Imperial Age: US Expansion and the Woman Question 1870-1929 by Allison Sneider
The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920’s by Lorraine Schuyler
Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America by Deborah Diesen
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women The Right to Vote by Kirsten Gillibrand
Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne
Billie Jean! How Tennis Star Billie Jean King Changed Women’s Sports by Mara Rockliff; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley
What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? : The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan by Chris Barton; illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Skyward: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII by Sally Deng
Free as a Bird: The Story of Malala written and illustrated by Lina Maslo
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? The Story of Ada Lovelace by Tanya Lee Stone; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
A Lady Has the Floor : Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan; illustrated by Alison Jay
Little Leaders : Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
The World is Not a Rectangle : A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter
Ruth Bader Ginsburg : The Case of R.B.G. vs. inequality by Jonah Winter; illustrated by Stacy Innerst
Lighter than Air : Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith; illustrated by Matt Tavares
Motor Girls : How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Century by Sue Macy
Roses and Radicals : The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote by Susan Zimet & Todd Hasak-Lowy
Queen of physics : How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom by Teresa Robeson; illustrated by Rebecca Huang
Marley Dias gets it done : and so can you! by Marley Dias, with Siobhan McGowan; introduction by Ava DuVernay