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With a foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Lives, Times, and Issues presents highlights from the lives of all 43 First Ladies.
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
A picture book that tells the story of Marian Anderson, including the successes and challenges she found in the United States and abroad.
A biography of a woman who served as First Lady for the longest time, and who was the first President's wife to speak out about important issues.
Late Elementary School
A picture book that tells the story of athlete Wilma Rudolph, her struggle against polio, and her encounters growing up with discrimination.
Middle School,High School,Adult
Author Ann Bausum peels back the layers of the story of the women's suffrage movement, exposing grit, fiery determination, and radical tactics. After covering the importance of familiar names, she devotes the bulk of the book to the events of 1906 to 1920, when a new group of young women emerged
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Fritz maintains her reputation for fresh and lively historical writing with this biography of the 19th-century American feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), imparting to her readers not just a sense of Stanton's accomplishments but a picture of the greater society Stanton strove to change