On March 8th many countries around the globe celebrate International Women's Day. It is even a national holiday in some locations!
In the United States we celebrate National Women's History Month which was decided by Congress in 1987.
Visit the Children's Library in March to see some of the inspiring women who have graced the covers of award-winning picture books and biographies. There are many more female heroes in the Kids Bio section of the library, as well as in the below booklist.
The Cybil Awards have been announced, and the list is full of great books we know you'll want to read! The Cybil Awards differ from awards like the Newberry and Caldecott in that they are nominated by the reading public (meaning you and I can nominate our favorite books!) and the winners are chosen by KidLit bloggers for their readability and kid appeal. You can find more about the nomination process here.
This year's list is highly readable and highly lovable! Check out the winners below!