International Women’ Day

International Women’s Day is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the milestones and accomplishments of fascinating and fearless women throughout history.





Rosa Parks: My Story, by Rosa Parks

Rosalind Franklin and the Structure of Life, by Jane Polcovar

Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight, by Elizabeth Gillan Muir

She Dared: True Stories of Heroines, Scoundrels, and Renegades, by Ed Butts

Canadian Women Explorers: Stories of Daring and Courage, by Tamela Georgi
& Lisa Wojna

Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions, and Luminaries, by Paulina Cameron

What Happened, by Hilary Rodham Clinton

A Woman in Charge: the Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, by Carl Bernstein

No Higher Honour: a Memoir of My Years in Washington, by Condoleezza Rice

7 Myths about Women and Work, by Catherine Fox





The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Used Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace, by Lynn Povich

The Awakened Woman: Remembering and Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams, by Tererai Trent

My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem

Nellie McClung: No Small Legacy, by Carol L. Hancock

Heroes in My Head: a Memoir, by Judy Rebick

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, by Gloria Steinem

The Huntress: the Adventures Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher, by Alice Arlen & Michael J. Arlen

The Whole Woman, by Germaine Greer

Forsaken, by Lana Šlezic

They Went Whistling: Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades, by Barbara Holland

Women’s Right to Vote, World Book series

Rise Up, Women!: the Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes, by Diane Atkinson

Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British literature, by Shelley DeWees





The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler

No Horizon is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica, by Liv Arnesen & Ann Bancroft, with Cheryl Dahle

The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls’ Rights, Malala Yousafzai; with Patricia McCormick

Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World, by Pénélope Bagieu

I am Woman: a Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism, by Lee Maracle

Girls Rebel: Amazing Tales of Women who Broke the Mold, by Heather E. Schwartz

The Kids Book of Great Canadian Women, by Elizabeth MacLeod

Ten Thousand Roses: the Making of a Feminist Revolution, by Judy Rebick


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