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McCully, Emily Arnold

Summary: "Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of trailblazing women runs through American history. Written in compelling, accessible prose and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 MCC

Anderson, Bonnie S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4209 AND

Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Frances-White, Deborah

Summary: Defines a new brand of feminists alongside the mainstream and the radical: the guilty. Those who subscribe to the core of feminism but...fill in the blank. But you got distracted trying face creams at a department store in the middle of a Women's March, or you've imagined a future of winning the lottery more often than a future without the patriarchy -- all of the caveats that leave many women...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4209 FRA

Summary: Moving beyond standard texts by English and American feminist thinkers, this collection features primary source material from around the globe, including short works of fiction and drama, political manifestos, and the work of lesser-known writers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2007

Summary: Chronicles the birth of the modern women's liberation movement in the 1960s and early 1970s, covering the emergence of the National Organization (NOW), as well as more radical factions such as WITCH (Women's International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell!). Includes new and archival interviews with feminists of that era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique in 1963, the book exploded into women's consciousness. Before the decade was out, what had begun as a campaign for women's civil rights transformed into a diverse and revolutionary movement for freedom and social justice that challenged many aspects of everyday life long accepted as fixed: work, birth control and abortion, childcare and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Library of America 2021

Kendall, Martha E.

Summary: Traces women's struggle for rights in America from the colonial period to the 1990s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.42 KEN

Morris, Bonnie J.

Summary: "Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution. The Feminist Revolution offers an overview of women's struggle for equal rights in the late twentieth century. Beginning with the auspicious founding of the National Organizationfor Women in 1966, at a time when women across the world were mobilizing individually and collectively in the fight to assert their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 305.4 MOR

Schrupp, Antje

Summary: An engaging illustrated history of feminism from antiquity through third-wave feminism, featuring Sappho, Mary Magdalene, Mary Wollstonecraft, Sojourner Truth, Simone de Beauvoir, and many others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 SCH

Summary: I am glad to be here in this International Year of the Woman on the eve of the bicentennial when government of, by, and for the people that were men is becoming of, by, and for the people that are also women. -Betty Friedan Items in this compilation include, * Eleanor Roosevelt's address to the 1940 Democratic National Convention, given on 7/18/40 * Speeches given at the Women's Centennial...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1995

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: Chronicles the women's rights movement in the United States, from the beginning of the movement in the nineteenth century and the fight for equal rights in the 1960s to such present-day events as the Women's March in 2017.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

Summary: "Over the last several decades, many University of Illinois Press publications have illuminated the key figures and diverse types of work across gender, race, and class that contributed to the suffrage movement and women voting. This anthology contains some of the most influential previously published chapters from UIP monographs and edited volumes on women's suffrage and contemporary voting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Dur

Traister, Rebecca

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 TRA

Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Summary: Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 COB

Spar, Debora L

Summary: One of the first women professors at Harvard Business School and the president of Barnard College examines how women's lives have--and have not--changed over the past forty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 SPA

Friedan, Betty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Books 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 FRI

Macy, Sue.

Summary: Explore the role the bicycle played in the women's liberation movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: J 796.6082 MAC

Scutts, Joanna

Summary: Presents a cultural history of independent single women between the 1920s and the 1950s through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 SCU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 Scutts 2018

Marcus, Sara

Summary: A history of Riot Grrrl, a radical feminist movement that was started in the 1990s by young women who were fed up with sexism and harrassment and decided to make some noise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2010

Goodier, Susan

Summary: Women Will Vote celebrates the 2017 centenary of women's right to full suffrage in New York State. Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello highlight the activism of rural, urban, African American, Jewish, immigrant, and European American women, as well as male suffragists, both upstate and downstate, that led to the positive outcome of the 1917 referendum. Goodier and Pastorello argue that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Hills, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 GOO

Dworkin, Andrea

Summary: "Radical feminist author Andrea Dworkin was a caricature of the manhater in the popular imagination as well as a polarizing figure within the women's movement, infamous for her antipornography stance in the 1970s and 1980s. Now, more than a decade after her death, this timely collection of her writing showcases the prescience of her analyses: of the genocidal character of sexual violence; of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Semiotext(e) 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 DWO

Hogan, Kristen

Summary: "From the 1970s through the 1990s more than one hundred feminist bookstores built a transnational network that helped shape some of feminism's most complex conversations. Kristen Hogan traces the feminist bookstore movement's rise and eventual fall, restoring its radical work to public feminist memory. The bookwomen at the heart of this story-mostly lesbians and including women of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 HOG

Carpenter, Angelica Shirley

Summary: Radical, feminist, writer, suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage changed the course of history. She fought for equal rights not dependent on sex, race, class, or creed. Yet her name has faded into obscurity. She is forgotten when her comrades, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, are celebrated. To explain, Angelica Shirley Carpenter explores Gage's life, including her rise and fall within the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South Dakota Historical Society Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GAG

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