February 25, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SLJ TV: “Book Nerds” Discuss Stellar Nonfiction Featuring Women

“Book Nerds” hosts Shelley Diaz and Kiera Parrott chat with SLJ nonfiction editor Della Farrell and talk up some of their favorite recent children’s and YA nonfiction about groundbreaking women.

Athletes, Activists, and Other Amazing Women | Women’s History Month

A host of new titles celebrate the achievements of women.

Women’s History on the Internet | Professional Shelf

Celebrate the remarkable diversity of American women, past and present, with these deep and engaging Internet resources.

These Musicians Rock American History

Move aside, “Hamilton.” Several children’s musicians bring history to life through music—and provide teachable material.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Disrupters, Daredevils, and Artists: Women Who Changed the World

Celebrate Women’s History Month by sharing a picture book biography about a boundary-breaking, world-transforming, awe-inspiring individual.

Game Changers: Women Making History | Focus On

A compilation of books about women who made a difference in their chosen fields and in the world in general. The highlighted individuals include standard-bearers and lesser-known figures, all of whom showed exemplary strength, determination, and all willingness to make a stand.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Women Who Made a Difference │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

How can the efforts of one woman make an impact? The following nonfiction titles tell the stories of women who forged a path for future generations with small but powerful acts.

Women with a Story to Tell | JLG’s Booktalks to Go Teen

World War II nurses went from gamboling on the beach to being prisoners in Philippine POW camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1940. Shyima Hall was sold into slavery by her own family, while Malala Yousafzai was shot because of speaking out for equal rights. Learn about these women with grit in this month’s selection of titles from the editors at Junior Library Guild.

“Remember the Ladies” | Women Who Changed America

Are you ready for Women’s History Month? Share these handsomely illustrated and well-written, these captivating volumes to introduce individuals who stared down stereotypes, hurdled over social boundaries, and utilized their unique talents and abilities to follow their dreams.