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Women's History Month 2022 Reading List: By Author (A)

Guide to women authors and books about women.


Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed National Women's History Week in 1980 and in 1987, Congress passed Public Law 100-9, proclaiming March as Women's History Month. 

Below and in the attached tabs are over 100 books written by women or about women and topics related to women's issues.


 After viewing the list, please complete the attached Libguide poll.



African American Writers - by author (A )

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Women's History Reading List Poll

Library guide is helpful
Yes: 23 votes (95.83%)
Maybe: 1 votes (4.17%)
No: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 24
I am encouraged to read more because of the books listed in the guide.
Strongly Agree: 20 votes (74.07%)
Agree: 6 votes (22.22%)
Not much: 1 votes (3.7%)
Disagree: 0 votes (0%)
Strongly Disagree: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 27

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Please email John B. Coleman Librarians for more information, comments or questions concerning this reading list.

Ms. Elizabeth Brumfield, Distance Learning Librarian

Ms. Kimberly Gay, Head, Reference & Information Services 

Ms. Suhua Fan,  Electronic Services Librarian, Webmaster



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