Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

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

The Pink Hat

Celebrate the 2017 Women s March with this charming and empowering picture book about a pink hat and the budding feminist who finds it Here is a clever story that follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and use

A Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country

For the first 128 years of our country s history, not a single woman served in the Senate or House of Representatives All of that changed, however, in November 1916, when Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress even before the Nineteenth Amendment gave women across th

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights

Unafraid to take to the floor and speak her mind, lawyer, activist, and presidential candidate Belva Lockwood devoted her life to overcoming obstacles and demanding equality for women Activist Belva Lockwood never stopped asking herself the question Are women not worth the same as men She had big

Thirty Girls

Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord s Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

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 bumpy

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era s most pervasive human rights violation the oppression of women and girls in the developing world From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era s most pervasive human right

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she w