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Women's History

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Women's History

When browsing Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey numbers:

305.409 Historical, geographic, persons treatment

305.4 Interdisciplinary works on women

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, & Specific Subject References:

Harness, Cheryl. Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women. HarperCollins, c2001.

Heinemann, Sue. The New York Public Library Amazing Women in American History: A Book of Answers for Kids. John Wiley, c1998.

Keenan, Sheila. Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States. Scholastic Reference, c2002.

General Titles:

Bausum, Ann. With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote. National Geographic Society, c2004.

Colman, Penny. Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II. Crown, c1995.

Leon, Vicki. Outrageous Women of the Middle Ages. John Wiley, c1998.

Recommended Web Resources:

Distinguished Women of Past and Present -This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways.

National Women's Hall of Fame -Information about some of the greatest women in the history of this country.

Time for Kids Women's History Month -Information about Women's History Month and the women who are celebrated.

Women in History -Living vignettes of women from the past.