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PW Reading Challenge

Presbyterian Women have been responding enthusiastically to the Reading Challenge. Here are a few suggestions to keep you reading!

From PW's Antiracism Committee

Bright Lights, Dark Nights
By Stephen Emond
New York: Roaring Book, 2015

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
By Margot Lee Shetterly
New York: HarperCollins, 2016

Into White
By Randi Pink
New York: Feiwel and Friends, 2016

Same Kind of Different as Me
By Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent
Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2006

Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race
By Debby Irving
Cambridge, MA: Elephant Room, 2014

What Does It Mean to be White? Developing White Racial Literacy
By Robin DiAngelo
New York: Peter Lang, 2012

Inspired by Women's History Month

A Dolores Huerta Reader
Edited by Mario T. Garciá
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 2008

Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women
By Wilma Mankiller
Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2011

The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices
By Xinran
New York: Random House, 2002

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science–and the World
By Rachel Swaby
New York: Broadway, 2015

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Margot Lee Shetterly
New York: William Morrow, 2016

How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I’ve Learned from Reading Too Much
By Samantha Ellis
New York: Vintage, 2015

No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
By Condoleezza Rice
New York: Broadway, 2011

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
By Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
New York: HarperCollins, 2015

Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
By Isobel Coleman
New York: Random House, 2013

Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary
By Anita Anand
London: Bloomsbury, 2015

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
By Temple Grandin
New York: Knopf Doubleday, 2006

Wall Tappings: Women's Prison Writings, 200 A.D. to the Present
By Judith A. Scheffler
New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2002

We Should All Be Feminists
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
New York: Random House/Anchor Books, 2015

For Younger Readers
Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride
New York: Scholastic, 1999
Written by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Illustrated by Brian Selznik

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean
Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2008

Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President
Written by Ann Malaspina, Illustrated by Steve James
Park Ridge, IL: Albert Whitman & Company, 2012

Me, Frida
Written by Amy Novesky, Illustrated by David Diaz
New York: Harry Abrams, 2015

My Name is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?
Written by Jennifer Fosberry, Illustrated by Mike Litwin
Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2010

Seeds of Change: Wangari’s Gift to the World
Written by Jen Cullerton Johnson, Illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler
New York: Lee & Low, 2010

Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride
Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
New York: Hyperion, Jump at the Sun, 2009

 

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