Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major Mary Jennings MJ Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients But soon she would face a new battle to give women who serve

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word Votes for Women In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy

Fly Girls: The Forgotten Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

It the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country s call in its time of need during World War II.At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce fa

Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records

No chasing No stretching or straining And never, ever sweat These were the rules girls were forced to play by until Title IX passed in 1972 And it was a game changer n nA celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts keeps score

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights

Unafraid to take to the floor and speak her mind, lawyer, activist, and presidential candidate Belva Lockwood devoted her life to overcoming obstacles and demanding equality for women n nActivist Belva Lockwood never stopped asking herself the question Are women not worth the same as men She had big

Gloria Takes a Stand: How Gloria Steinem Listened, Wrote, and Changed the World

Bloomsbury has acquired world rights to Jessica Rinker s debut picture book What Gloria Heard, a biography of Gloria Steinem, to be illustrated by Daria Peoples Publication is scheduled for winter 2019, in time for Women s History Month and Steinem s 85th birthday.

The Pink Hat

Celebrate the 2017 Women s March with this charming and empowering picture book about a pink hat and the budding feminist who finds it n nHere is a clever story that follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and us

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era s most pervasive human rights violation the oppression of women and girls in the developing world n nWith Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday n nWhen the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education n nOn Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she