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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 2 of 14

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Wood, wire, wings : Emma Lilian Todd invents an airplane —Larson, Kirsten W.

"Emma Lilian Todd's mind was always soaring--she loved to solve problems. Lilian tinkered and fiddled with all sorts of objects, turning dreams into useful inventions. As a child, she took apart and reassembled clocks to...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author, narrator.
Book On CD
2020
Availability: 7 of 8

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Haben : the deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law —Girma, Haben, 1988- author.

'Haben's Story' is the incredible life story of the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage. Haben Girma is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honouree. She has been hon...

Great women from our First Nations —Fournel, Kelly, 1976-

Profiles ten outstanding First Nations women who have helped raise the profile of indigenous culture in North America.

The world at her fingertips : the story of Helen Keller —Dash, Joan.

Biography of Helen Keller who, despite being both deaf and blind, thrived under the tutoring of Annie Sullivan, graduated from Radcliffe college, and became famous for remaining strong and successful through adversity.

The bridesmaid's daughter : from Grace Kelly's wedding to a women's shelter--searching for the truth about my mother —Giles, Nyna, author.

A daughter's moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott-once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models-who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.

The story of my life —Keller, Helen, 1880-1968.

This book published when Keller was only twenty-two portrays the wild child who is locked in the dark and silent prison of of her own body. With an extraordinary immediacy, Keller reveals her frustrations and rage, and t...

Flying couch : a graphic memoir —Kurzweil, Amy, author, artist.
Graphic Novel
2016
Availability: 1 of 1

"Flying couch tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy Kurzweil weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War I...

Unbecoming : a memoir of disobedience —Bhagwati, Anuradha Kristina, 1975- author.

"A raw, unflinching, and inspirational memoir by a former United States Marine Captain describing her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to wide-eyed recruit to radical activist dedicated to effecting historic p...

We are not here to be bystanders : a memoir of love and resistance —Sarsour, Linda, 1980- author.

"Women's March co-organizer Linda Sarsour shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized and celebrated activist on behalf of marginalized communities...

My life, my love, my legacy —King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006, author.
Book On CD
2017
Availability: 1 of 2

"The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first t...

My life, my love, my legacy —King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006, author.

"The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first t...

Makers. Volume 2, Women in war, space, comedy, business, Hollywood, politics

Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy.

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Soldier girls : the battles of three women at home and at war —Thorpe, Helen, 1963- author.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 5 of 6

More women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan than in any other conflict in our nation's history, and today they compose about 15 percent of the armed services. Soldier Girls follows the experiences of three women in th...

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