Shelf Help March 2021
March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating amazing women throughout time.
This week we have three books for your shelves. Read about the first lady of black journalism, the first female vice president and the second female of the Supreme Court.
Learn about their lives, their struggles and their amazing accomplishments. This list of women is sure to inspire any student to follow their dreams.
The Power of Her Pen is a wonderful introduction to the life of Ethel L. Payne, “The First Lady of the Black Press.” Young readers will be inspired to follow their passions and write about their world. They will learn about the issues in history that Ethel reported on as a journalist.
Read Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice and learn more about our current Vice President. This book covers her childhood, how the Civil Rights Movement inspired her and takes a look at her personal heroes: Constance Baker Motley, Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a curious child who wished girls could have just as many opportunities as boys. As a woman of the 20th century, she took a path few women were able to access. She fought for women's rights and against inequalities and accomplished amazing things during her life, including becoming a supreme court judge.