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Women's History Month

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Reference

A history of women in the United States : state - by - state reference / Doris L. Weatherford, editor Danbury, CT : Grolier, c2004. Call # R 305.4 HI

Black women in America / Darlene Clark Hine, editor in chief Oxford; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2005. Call # R 305.48 BL

Kort, Carol A to Z of American women writers New York, NY : Facts on File, c2000. Call # R 810.9 KO

Kuhlman, Erika A to Z of women in world history New York, NY : Facts on File, c2000. Call # R 920.72 KU

Notable black American women / Jessie Carney Smith, editor Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1992, c1996. Call # R 920.72 NO

O'Dea, Suzanne  From suffrage to the Senate : America's political women : an encyclopedia of leaders, causes & issues Millerton, NY : Grey house Pub., c2006.  Call # R 320.082 OD

Women's health concerns sourcebook : basic consumer health information ... / edited by Sandra J. Judd Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2009. Call # R 613.042 WO

Educational Videos

Louisa May Alcott [videorecording]  : the woman behind Little women New York, NY.: Henry Holt, c2009. Call # DVD B ALCOTT

Jane Austen [videorecording] Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video, c2006. Call # DVD B AUSTEN

Agatha Christie [videorecording] U.S. : Artsmagic, c2010. Call # DVD B CHRISTIE

Cleopatra, the first woman of power [videorecording] Chicago, IL : Questar Home Video, c1999. Call # DVD B CLEOPATRA

Amelia Earhart [videorecording] queen of the air Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video, c2010. Call # DVD B EARHART

Grace Kelly [videorecording] : the American princess U.S. : Jenson Media, c2007. Call # DVD B KELLY

Shining soul [videorecording] :  Helen Keller's spiritual life & legacy West Chester, PA : The Swedenborg Foundation, c2006. Call # DVD B KELLER

Pocahontas [videorecording] : ambassador of the new world Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video, c2005. Call # DVD B POCAHONTAS

Generation M [videorecording] : misogyny in media and culture Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, c2008. Call # DVD 305 GEN

Not for ourselves alone: the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony [videorecording] U.S. : PBS Home Video, c2003. Call# DVD 305.42 NOT

Joan of Arc [videorecording] :  child of war soldier of God Worcester, PA : Gateway Films, c2005. Call # DVD 944.026 JO

ebooks

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From suffrage to the Senate : America's political women : an encyclopedia of leaders, causes & issues [electronic resource] Millerton, NY : Greyhouse Pub., c2006. Call # R 320.082 OD

Kemp, Theresa D. Women in the age of Shakespeare [electronic resource] Santa Barbara, CA : Greenwood Press, c2009.

Maass, Vera Sonja The Cinderella test [electronic resource] : would you really want the shoe to fit? : subtle ways women are seduced and socialized into servitude and stereotypes Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, c2009.

Mays, Dorothy A. Women in early America [electronic resource]: struggle, survival, and freedom in a new world Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2004.

Salisbury, Joyce E. Encyclopedia of women in the ancient world [electronic resource] Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2001.

Windsor, Laura Lynn Women in medicine [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2002.

Contemporary Writers

The women below are listed in Contemporary Writers and Their Work, a Bloom's Literary Reference Online resource. Explore the authors below by clicking on their names (you will be redirected to the OCFPL catalogue listing for their works) or directly search Bloom's Literary Reference Online for an author:

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi (b. 1977–) Nigerian novelist, short story writer
Ali, Monica (b. 1967–) Bangladeshi-born British novelist
Ansay, A. Manette (b. 1964–) American novelist, short story writer, memoirist
Barker, Nicola (b. 1966–) British short story writer, novelist
Berne, Suzanne (b. 1961–) American novelist, short story writer
Chevalier, Tracy (b. 1962–) American novelist
Choi, Susan (b. 1969–) American novelist
Clement, Jennifer (b. 1960–) American novelist, short story writer, poet, and memoirist
Cusk, Rachel (b. 1967–) British novelist, memoirist
Desai, Kiran (b. 1971–) Indian novelist
Due, Tananarive (b. 1966–) American science fiction writer
Eberstadt, Fernanda (b. 1960–) American novelist
Egan, Jennifer (b. 1962–) American novelist, short story writer
Eisenstadt, Jill (b. 1963–) American novelist, short story writer, essayist
Freudenberger, Nell (b. 1975–) American novelist
Gibbons, Kaye (b. 1960–) American novelist, short story writer, memoirist
Gilbert, Elizabeth (b. 1969–) American journalist, memoirist, short story writer
Goodman, Allegra (b. 1967–) American short story writer, novelist
Graver, Elizabeth (b. 1964–) American novelist, short story writer
Hagy, Alyson (b. 1960–) American novelist, short story writer
Harrison, Kathryn (b. 1961–) American novelist, essayist, memoirist
Holman, Sheri (b. 1966–) American novelist
Homes, A. M. (b. 1961–) American novelist, short story writer
Jackson, Sheneska (b. 1970–) American novelist
Julavits, Heidi (b. 1968–) American novelist
Kennedy, Patricia "Pagan" (b. 1965–) American novelist, short story writer, artist
Krauss, Nicole (b. 1974–) American novelist, short story writer
Lahiri, Jhumpa (b. 1967–) British-born American short story writer, novelist
Loh, Sandra Tsing (b. 1962–) American memoirist, novelist
McCracken, Elizabeth (b. 1966–) American novelist, short story writer, memoirist
Meloy, Maile (b. 1972–) American novelist, short story writer
Mendelsohn, Jane (b. 1965–) American novelist
Packer, Z. Z. (b. 1973–) American novelist, short story writer
Parks, Suzan-Lori (b. 1964–) American playwright
Patchett, Ann (b. 1963–) American novelist
Picoult, Jodi (b. 1966–) American novelist
Pierre, DBC (b. 1961–) Australian-born novelist
Roy, Arundhati (b. 1961–) Indian novelist, nonfiction writer
Russell, Karen (b. 1981–) American short story writer
Seiffert, Rachel (b. 1971–) British novelist, short story writer
Senna, Danzy (b. 1970–) American novelist
Smith, Zadie (b. 1975–) British novelist
Tartt, Donna (b. 1964–) American novelist

Electronic Resources


American Women's History: An On-Line Encyclopedia

In this unique resource, users will find biographies, historical and topical entries, speeches, maps, timelines, tables and charts, historical documents, and photographs.

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