"Remember the Ladies..."
by Mary Beth
March is Women’s History Month and the Easton Public Library has many wonderful resources to help you celebrate. Following are just a few of the titles we recommend:
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre by Anika Aldamuy Denise * Illustrated by Paola Escobar
An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature.
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman
Newbery Honor–winning author Joyce Sidman paints her own picture of one of the first female entomologists and a woman who flouted convention in the pursuit of knowledge and her passion for insects.
Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box
by Evette Dionne
This Coretta Scott King Author Honor book tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle. – Amazon
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
by Dolly Parton with Robert K. Oermann
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend. - Amazon
The book contains the lyrics to many of her songs, photos from Parton's long career, and stories about her life.
Don’t see anything that peaks your interest here? Please call, email, or stop in to see us and we’ll be happy to help! We are still offering curbside pickup and homebound delivery for those who need it!
P.S. The quote in the post's title is by Abigail Adams, the wife of second U.S. President, John Adams.