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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

Steinem, Gloria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Summary: Nineteen graduates of the Class of '69 of the all women's Skidmore College discuss what it was like to live through the tumultuous era of the late '60s and how the experience defined and empowered them as women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: South Dakota Historical Society Press 2018

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

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "From the bestselling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leadersof her time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STOKES, ROSE PASTOR HOC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Stokes 2020

Franzen, Trisha

Summary: "Acknowledged by her contemporaries as the most outstanding woman suffrage orator of her time, Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) has nonetheless received minimal attention from historians. Trisha Franzen rectifies that oversight with this first scholarly biography of Shaw, a study that illuminates Shaw's oft-ignored early years and challenges existing scholarship on her time in the suffrage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAW, HOWARD ANNA FRA

Aronson, Amy

Summary: "Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century -- labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America's first serious workers' compensation law. She helped found the NationalWoman's Party and is credited as co-author of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). She helped found the Woman's Peace Party -- today, the Women's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EASTMAN, CRYSTAL ARO

Roberts, Steven V.

Summary: Cokie Roberts' husband Steve Roberts reflects not only on her many accomplishments, but on how she lived each day with a devotion to helping others. For Steve, Cokie's private life was as significant and inspirational as her public one. Her commitment to celebrating and supporting other women was evident in everything she did, and her generosity and passion drove her personal and professional...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROBERTS, COKIE ROB

Fankhouser, Kris

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A biography on the American women's rights leader Susan B. Anthony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ANT

Kolosov, Jacqueline A.

Summary: Examines the life of the nineteenth century feminist, Victoria Woodhull, who was a selected as the presidential candidate for the Equal Rights Party in 1872.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WOODHULL MCL

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: Presents the life of the prominent feminist, highlighting her career and influence as a writer, political activist, and co-founder of "Ms." magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 STE

Steinem, Gloria.

Summary: "Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car and they would drive across the country, in search of their next adventure. The seeds were planted: Steinem would spend much of her life on the road, as a journalist, organizer, activist, and speaker. In vivid stories that span an entire career, Steinem writes about her time on the campaign...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEINEM, GLORIA STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B STEINEM STE

Kumin, Maxine

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin, a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community inDepression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUMIN, MAXINE KUM

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1996

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.92 KID

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KIDD, SUE KID

Steinem, Gloria.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1983

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Millett, Kate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MIL

Penney, Sherry H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WRIGHT, MARTHA PEN

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Like other girls of her time Susan B. Anthony learned how to cook and sew. But unlike most girls she also received an education. She learned reading, writing, and arithmetic. She was also taught that girls and women could do anything boys and men could do-if only they were allowed. So Susan set out to change the laws. She fought for a woman's right to own property, hold down a job, and, most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HOP

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1 available in Juvenile Paperback - Blue, Call number: JBR BLUE HOP

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers as they learn about the lives of famous people. Each book includes a timeline of important dates, a glossary, and an index. Included in the back of each book are additional resources such as At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WAR

Carmon, Irin

Summary: A visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court, with the fierce dissents to match, get to know RBG as never before. As the country struggles with the unfinished...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER Car

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ANTHONY

De Veaux, Alexis

Summary: "During her lifetime, Audre Lorde (1934-1992) created a mythic identity for herself that retains its vitality to this day. Alexis De Veaux demystifies Lorde's iconic status, charting her childhood in Harlem in the conservative household of Caribbean-immigrant parents; her early marriage to a white, gay man with whom she had two children; her emergence as an outspoken, black, feminist, lesbian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LORDE, AUDRE DEV

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Wisconsin Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILMAN, CHARLOTTER PERKINS GIL

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