March is Women's History Month and the Winter Olympics just ended about a week ago. And there were some phenomenal women who participated in the Olympic events. Lindsey Vonn is one the superstars of the Olympics. And did anyone stay up late to watch U.S. Women's Hockey Team win the gold?!
Maya Angelou said "A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim." Nora Ephron said "Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." Coco Chanel said "A girl should be two things: who and what she wants." Mae West said "A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up." Emma Watson said "I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself."
Women are awesome.
The Amelia Bloomer Project, named after a pioneering feminist, suffragist, and newspaper reporter, annually publishes a list of great feminist books for young readers. Check out these books for fiction and nonfiction about strong girls and interesting women to expand your knowledge and to be inspired! The list also includes books for younger readers, if you know someone you'd like to share with!