March Reading Challenge

Books that celebrate Women's History Month.

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Ball of fire : the tumultous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

Ball of fire : the tumultous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

Kanfer, Stefan
2003

"Ball of fire" looks behind the icon, tracing the comic genius of Lucille Ball to its beginnings in a lonely childhood and chronicles the sitcom that finally made Lucy famous.

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Beloved : a novel

Beloved : a novel

Morrison, Toni, author
2004

Sethe has escaped from slavery but is still haunted by her memories.

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Joan of Arc : a life transfigured

Joan of Arc : a life transfigured

Harrison, Kathryn, author
2014



My life on the road

My life on the road

Steinem, Gloria, author
2015



The secret history of Wonder Woman

The secret history of Wonder Woman

Lepore, Jill, 1966- author
2014


Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina

Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina

DePrince, Michaela, author
2014

Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a "devil child" for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life. In this engaging, moving, and unforgettable memoir, Michaela shares her dramatic journey from an orphan in West Africa to becoming one of ballet's most exciting rising stars.

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Who was Amelia Earhart?

Who was Amelia Earhart?

Jerome, Kate Boehm.
2002


Who was Harriet Tubman?

Who was Harriet Tubman?

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
2002


Who was Helen Keller?

Who was Helen Keller?

Thompson, Gare, author
2003