March is Women’s History Month, and now seems like an especially important time to celebrate the achievements of women and girls. Look for the hashtag #HBWomensHistory17 on Facebook and Twitter and here at hbook.com.
This week’s articles:
- Review of Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins (plus her article on sisterhood in fiction, “Saving Sisters: Little Women, The Hunger Games, and Frozen“)
- Review of Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle; illus. by Rafael López and its gorgeous illustration featured on the cover of the Fall 2015 Horn Book Guide
- resources for International Women’s Day/Day Without a Woman
- Five questions for Cynthia Levinson on The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist
- Doing their bit (backwards and in heels)