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Women's History Month, Week 5

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: recommended bios of female innovators in the visual arts review of Ten Days a...
      

Women in the visual arts

We're commemorating Women's History Month in typical Horn Book fashion — by highlighting great books! Last week we recommended books about groundbreaking women in STEM; here are some recent picture-book biographies (plus one memoir and one tribute anthology) of innovative female visual artists. Today brought some good news regarding women...
      

Women's History Month, Week 4

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: the Little People, Big Dreams primary bio series introduces female innovators across disciplines review...
      

Women's History Month, Week 3

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: Roger Sutton on Horn Book founder Bertha Mahony Miller: "What would Bertha do?" Two...
      

Review of Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real Worldedited by Kelly JensenMiddle School, High School    Algonquin    228 pp.1/17    Paper ed.  978-1-61620-586-7    $16.95    gThis lively anthology, edited by Book Riot associate editor Jensen, broaches the subject of “feminism for the real world” through forty-four essays, comics, poems,...
      

Women's History Month, Week 2

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...
      

International Women's Day/Day Without a Woman

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Today is the annual International Women's Day, and this year's celebration includes the Day Without a Woman strike. We are in the office today — but we're here repping red!For the month of March — Women’s History Month — we're celebrating the achievements of women and girls with a daily...
      

Doing their bit (backwards and in heels)

March is Women's History Month, and this year it feels especially vital to shine a light on the accomplishments of women and girls (see the two Ada Lovelace books below!). The following picture books celebrate women throughout history who have smashed societal expectations and restrictions. For more of The Horn...
      

Black History Month, Week 5 / Women's History Month, Week 1

Throughout February, we're celebrating Black History Month by highlighting articles, speeches, and reviews from The Horn Book archive that are by and/or about African American authors, illustrators, and luminaries in the field. Look for the social media tag #HBBlackHistoryMonth17 on Facebook.com/TheHornBook and @HornBook.This week's articles: "Young Dreamers" by Christopher Myers...
      

Women's History Month 2017

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.We want to call your attention to the gorgeous cover of the just-published March/April issue of The...

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