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Women's History Month, Biblio File

WOW @ The Library in Celebration of Women’s History Month

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Wonders Of Women (WOW) presents: Women Traveling The Leadership Road

Throughout time, women’s unique background has given them a special place in history. Traveling a long distance in the last century towards gender equality, women have remarkable stories to tell. The following list of titles despicts stories of women who have made their mark in leadership, including memoirs of U.S. first ladies and presidential candidates, revealing their motivations, struggles, and aspirations.
 
 
By Myra G. Gutin
 
Reveals the wisdom and unique qualities of one of the most admired first ladies, the wife and mother to a U.S. president.

 

 

 

Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President

By Jill Norgren

The amazing story of a courageous woman and first female lawyer to stand in front of the Supreme Court, and ran for the presidential candidate in 1884.

 

 

Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election That Changed Everything for American Women

By Rebecca Traister

A recount of a significant moment in U.S. History brings issues concerning women, gender and power to the surface.

 

 

A Few Good Women: America's Military Women from World War II to the War in Iraq

By Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

An illustrated account of the efforts and obstacles that women faced to enter in the military and the struggles and adversities they endure during war.

 

 
By Cokie Roberts
 
Personal correspondence and private journals uncover the lifestyle, struggles and achievements of the first ladies in early America.

 

  

 

Leadership Secrets of Hillary Clinton

By Rebecca Shambaugh

A former first lady, presidential candidate and current U.S. Secretary of State shares her story and inspiring leadership qualities that brought her success.

 

Michelle Obama: First Lady of Hope

By Elizabeth Lightfoot
 
Examines the life of the first lady, her childhood, school years, political perspectives and the significant role she played in her husband’s presidential career.

 

 

Nancy: A Portrait of My Years With Nancy Reagan

By Michael K. Deaver

Portraits the life of the wife of former president Ronald Regan, her influence and participation in her husband’s political career and the challenges of the presidential and post-presidential years.

 

 

Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored

By Mary Gabriel

The story of a remarkable woman who aspired to the U.S. presidency takes the reader to a journey across continents in the nineteenth century.

 

 

Spoken From the Heart

By Laura Bush

The former first lady offers an intimate look at her childhood and her eight years in the White House.

 

These and other titles in different formats are available at your local library.  

 

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