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Reading up on women's history

Tuesday, March 09, 1999

Books for children:

"First-Start Biographies" series from Troll Associates. Grades K-2.

"From Indian Corn to Outer Space" by Ellen H. Showell. Grades 4-9.

"The Story of Women Who Shaped the West" by Mary V. Fox. Grades 3-5.

"Tatterhood and Other Tales" edited by Ethel J. Phelps. Grades 1-6.

For high school and adult readers:

"Born for Liberty" by Sara M. Evans.

"What Every American Should Know About Women's History" by Christine Lunardini.

"A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors" by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack.

"Pioneer Women: The Lives of Women on the Frontier" by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith.

"The American Women's Almanac" by Louise Bernikow.

List courtesy of the National Women's History Project, Web site

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