Category Archives: Women’s history

Hanged! by Sarah Miller

Hanged! Mary Surratt & the Plot to Assassinate Abraham Lincoln by Sarah Miller. Random House Studio, 2022. 9780593181560 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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Cloaked in Courage by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Anne Lambelet

Cloaked in Courage: Uncovering Deborah Sampson, Patriot Soldier by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Anne Lambelet. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635926101 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Built an Ocean by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter

The Girl Who Built an Ocean: An Artist, an Argonaut, and the True Story of the World’s First Aquarium by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593305119 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma

Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes: The Adventurous Life of the First Giraffologist by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma. Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304958 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biography  Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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Blast Off! by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Blast Off! How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684372416 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What … Continue reading

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To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr

To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923223 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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Annette Feels Free by Katie Mazeika

Annette Feels Free: The True Story of Annette Kellerman, World-class Swimmer, Fashion Pioneer, and Real-life Mermaid  by Katie Mazeika. Beach Lane Books, 2022. 9781665903431 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/13/22) … Continue reading

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Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green

Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923230 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book  Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay. Calkins Creek, c2018, 2022. 9781635925555 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback picture book Genre: … Continue reading

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Nellie vs. Elizabeth by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

Nellie vs. Elizabeth: Two Daredevil Journalists’ Breakneck Race Around the World by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684373772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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