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The Dollhouse: A Novel

Fiona Davis · Dutton 1852
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"The Dollhouse. . . . That's what we boys like to call it. . . . The Barbizon Hotel for Women, packed to the rafters with pretty little dolls. Just like you."

Fiona Davis's stunning debut novel pulls readers into the lush world of New York City's glamorous Barbizon...
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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank · Bantam
Pages: 352
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic - a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old...
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Monarch: The Life and Reign of Elizabeth II

Robert Lacey · Free Press; 1 edition
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In February 6, 1952, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor became Elizabeth II, Queen of England. Monarch is bestselling author Robert Lacey's unique biography of Elizabeth Windsor as well as his acute analysis of history's most durable symbol of political authority: the British monarchy....
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Malala Yousafzai · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused...
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The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

ELAINE F WEISS · Viking
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

"Anyone interested in the history of our country's ongoing fight to put its founding values into practice--as...
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Becoming

Michelle Obama · Crown Publishing Group
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White...
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Smith Betty · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made...

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Jill Lepore · Knopf
Pages: 410
Format: Hardcover

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world's most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story - and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time....
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Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Kenneth Burns · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were two heroic women who vastly bettered the lives of a majority of American citizens. For more than fifty years they led the public battle to secure for women the most basic civil rights and helped establish a movement that would revolutionize...
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Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Catherine Clinton · Back Bay Books
Pages: 8
Format: Paperback

Celebrated for her courageous exploits as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman has entered history as one of nineteenth-century America's most enduring and important figures. But just who was this remarkable woman? To John Brown, leader of the Harpers Ferry slave...
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Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

Adam Hochschild · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time.

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

KAMALA HARRIS · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country.

Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking...
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Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

Helen Thorpe · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 397
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning, "meticulously observant" (The New Yorker) , and "masterful" (BOOKLIST ) writer comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal...
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Jeanne Theoharis · Center Point Pub
Pages: 543
Format: Library Binding

2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto Biography

2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians

Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013


The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines...

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Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers who helped win World War II

Liza Mundy · Hachette Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning national bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history" (Denver...
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My life on the road

Gloria Steinem · Random House
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Gloria Steinem--writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader--tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change. ONE OF O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE'S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR - NAMED...
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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

Laura Ingalls Wilder · South Dakota Historical Society Press; annotated edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction. Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences...
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The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

Kim Ghattas · Times Books
Format: Hardcover

The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective and her quest to understand America's place in the worldIn November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival. As President Barack...
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The Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Virginia

Brent Tarter · The History Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In 1920, Virginia's General Assembly refused to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution to grant women the vote. Virginia's suffragists lost. Or did they? When the thirty-sixth state ratified the amendment, women gained voting rights across the nation....
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