Barbara Hughes does a powerful portrayal of women of the 1800s. She has graced our classroom as Narcissa Whitman and Ann Everett, but on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, Barbara will tell Laura Bridges’s story. The audience will become entranced by the story of Women in Missouri During the Civil War, and will be able to imagine their own grandparents or great-grandparents going through similar tribulations.
Everyone has their preferred genre when it comes to reading books for fun. Fantasy, mystery, westerns, non-fiction – all are great choices. If you spend a lot of time at your local library, you’re bound to start to branch out of your comfort zone.
Even when I’m not working, I find myself at the library. In this particular case, I was hanging out with a friend and she was out of books. Instead of spending twenty to thirty dollars at the bookstore, we went to the library and checked out several.
If you like books that fall into the "can’t put them down" category, then you will love the James Patterson series, Women’s Murder Club. Meet Lindsay Boxer, SFPD homicide unit; Cindy Thomas, crime reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle; Claire Washburn, SF Medical Examiner; and Yuki Castellano, SF District Attorney. They are all members of the club, working together to solve the unusual crimes that plague the city of San Francisco. I know you can’t wait to get started on these truly intriguing books, so here is the list of titles to get you started…
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it is hard to believe that in 2013 there are still those who think that women either don’t have an aptitude for science, or are simply not interested in science. Only recently, the head of an Ivy League university continued to perpetuate this myth. One of the reasons that I think this stereotype continues to be passed around is because most people are hard pressed to name many women scientists.
Celebrating Women's History Month with Madame Moustache
In honor of Women's History Month, this week's blogs will highlight the accomplishments of some famous and not-so-famous women in the United States who took on life's challenges and met them with fortitude and resilience.