Women's History Month

Petworth Library

Women's History Month

Here's to Great Women; May we know them, May we be them, May we raise them

wecandoitMarch is Women's History Month. Come to the Petworth Library to get books about great women and girls:

The Pirate Queen: The story of Grace O'Malley, a 16th-century Irish pirate

Mighty Jackie the Strike Out Queen: A 17-year-old who struck out basebell legend Babe Ruth!

Sarah Emma Edmunds Was a Great Pretender: She was a Union soldier and spy in the Civil War

Talkin' About Bessie: Bessie Coleman was the first licensed African American aviator

Girls Think of Everything
: Stories of genius inventions by girls and women

Sweethearts of Rhythm: The greatest all-female swing band in the world

Wilma Mankiller: Former Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Every Girl Tells a Story: A Celebration of Girls Speaking Their Minds: 13- to 18-year-old American girls speak candidly about their lives

Sally Ride, Ellen Ochoa, Mae Jemison: Astronauts!

From Rags to Riches: A History Of Girls' Clothing in America