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March Newsletter

Books About Women's History and Spring

Miss Lady Bird's wildflowers : how a First Lady changed America

by Kathi Appelt ; illustrated by Joy Fisher Hein.

A biography of Lady Bird Johnson who, as the wife of President Lyndon Johnson, reminded citizens about the importance of conserving natural resources and promoted the beautification of cities and highways by planting wildflowers.

She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world / [Book]

written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard.