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March is Women's History Month

women's historyReading Recommendations for "Women's History Month"

March is "Women’s History Month." Here are some excellent books by or about women. For more recommendations, please see a Children or Adult Services Librarian.
 
Adult Fiction Classics Adult General Fiction Adult Nonfiction (Biographies) Books for Kids

Adult Fiction: The Classics

Emma

Jane Austen


 

My Antonia

Willa Cather


 

Middlemarch

George Eliot


 

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Carson McCullers


 

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison


 

The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

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Adult Fiction: General

 

Started Early, Took My Dog

Kate Atkinson


 

Caleb's Crossing

Geraldine Brooks


 

The Grief of Others

Leah Hager Cohen


 

A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan


 

Ten Thousand Saints

Eleanor Henderson


 

Great House

Nicole Krauss


 

Ghost Lights

Lydia Millet


 

The Tiger’s Wife

Téa Obreht


 

State of Wonder

Ann Patchett


 

A Trick of the Light

Louise Penny


 

Swamplandia

Karen Russell


 

Doc

Mary Doria Russell


 

So Much for That

Lionel Shriver


 

Stone Arabia

Dana Spiotta


 

Salvage the Bones

Jesmyn Ward

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Adult Nonfiction: Biographies and Memoirs

 

Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Brad Asher


 

Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life

Lisa Chaney


 

The Woman Who Could Not Forget: Iris Chang Before and Beyond The Rape of Nanking

Ying-Ying Chang


 

Agatha Christie, an Autobiography

Agatha Christie


 

Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts

Stacy A. Cordery


 

Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life

Natalie Dykstra


 

My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

Noelle Hancock


 

The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie

Wendy McClure


 

A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

Caroline Moorehead


 

Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a Tale of Love and Fallout

Lauren Redniss


 

Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Richard Rhodes


 

No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

Condoleezza Rice

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princess knightBooks for Kids

 

The PRINCESS KNIGHT

CORNELIA FUNKE

 

Women Explorers: Perils, Pistols, and Petticoats

Julie Cummins


 

Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer

Carole Gerber


 

A Stranger At Home: A True Story

Christy Jordan-Fenton


 

In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up

Monica Kulling


 

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)

Sue Macy


 

Cleopatra: Serpent of the Nile

Mary Fisk Pack


 

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low

Ginger Wadsworth


 

Jazz Age Josephine

Jonah Winter

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