#RaisingReaders Monday: Best Biographies for Women’s History Month!

In honor of Women’s History month, I am reblogging this awesome post by Carol Simon Levin.

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meme for womens history

(graphic from the National Women's History Museum)

Guest Post: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Encouraging girls and boys to go beyond their comfort zones, to take risks and make history!

My name is Carol Simon Levin.  I am a Youth Services Librarian, storyteller, historical impersonator, and aspiring author and I am delighted to have been invited by Katey to do a guest post on one of my passions — sharing the stories of “fascinating women history (mostly) forgot” with kids.
There was a young woman who wanted to fly.
But the people said, “Kiss that wish good-bye!Nobbody Owns the Sky
The sky’s too big and the sky’s too high,
And you never will fly, so you’d better not try.”
But this woman laughed, and she just said, “Why?
Nobody owns the sky!”

from Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of
“Brave Bessie” Coleman
 by Reeve Lindbergh

(Bessie Coleman was a black woman…

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