Tag Archives : Women

Book for Women’s History Month


Today I have a book for Women’s History Month.  It grew out of a project for Black History Month but women of color often face even greater challenges than white women so the ladies profiled in this book take bold to the next level.  Women continue to break barriers and girls of all skin tones will be inspired by the stories…

Adult Books Adapted for Kids


We are seeing a surge in adult books adapted for kids.  I like this trend because good stories are often a little too complex for kids in their original format, and making changes that simplify the story and streamline the narrative can make these powerful books accessible to a younger audience.  Some succeed well, some less well.  I thought I…

The Power of Fashion


Today I have a book that shows the power of fashion.  Since it is Women’s History Month, I thought it would be fun to profile a book that shows how women have used fashion to craft an image, to make a statement and to further the cause of women’s equality.  The clothes we wear can speak volumes to others and…

Girl Rising for Women’s History Month


March is women’s history month, and what a history we have.  I have chosen to highlight Girl Rising for Women’s History Month even though it looks at present day challenges women face around the world.  I think this section of the book explains it best: “We look at numbers and facts all the time without necessarily understanding how significant they…