Book Review: Fantastic Fugitives by Brianna DuMont

Tweet Cleopatra, Martin Luther, the Pilgrims, John Dillinger and Nelson Mandela all had two things in common: at some time in their lives they were in hiding from authorities, and their actions had an effect on history. The details of … Continue reading

Book Review: Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson

Tweet The story of Josephine Baker is legendary. Born into poverty in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1906, she rose to become a world-celebrated performer who advocated for civil rights and helped the cause of the French in World War II. … Continue reading

Book Review: A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert

Tweet Laura Ingalls Wilder is widely loved as the author of the Little House books that detail her life growing up in woods and on the prairies that were the frontiers of her time. Yet unknown to readers and publishers … Continue reading

Book Review: In Disguise! by Ryan Ann Hunter

Tweet Throughout history women have played a crucial role in conflicts and wars as spies. Women experienced just as much danger as men, and sometimes they were able to flush out secrets even better than men could, because they were … Continue reading

Book Review: Rebel in a Dress by Sylvia Branzei, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Tweet The Rebel in a Dress series by Sylvia Branzei succeeds in showcasing women who have broken the boundaries of their times to achieve what they wanted. Illustrations by Melissa Sweet and historic photographs make each woman featured come alive … Continue reading

Book Review: Gandhi a Manga Biography by Kazuki Ebine

Tweet Award-winning manga artist Kazuki Ebine has created a new book about one of the world’s greatest men. Gandhi, A Manga Biography follows Mahatma Gandhi from the time he remembers seeing injustice against his countrymen when he was a child, … Continue reading

Book Review: Cleopatra Rules by Vicky Shecter

Tweet Cleopatra Rules! The Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen by Vicky Alvear Shecter is sure to be a hit with anyone who is interested in learning more about the real story of Cleopatra, her life, and the times … Continue reading

Book Review: The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow

Tweet The Girls from Ames follows the 40-year friendship of 11 women from Ames, Iowa. Though they are now living in places all over the country, these women have continued to nurture the friendship they built in their school days. … Continue reading

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