Celebrating powerful women in March

Illustration by Raul Colon, from Dona Flor

Illustration by Raul Colón,
from Doña Flor

March is Women’s History Month.
Celebrate by reading about powerful women!
Doña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big HeartDoña Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart
A tall tale peppered with Spanish words and phrases about a big, beautiful woman. Also available in a Spanish edition.
A Library for JuanaA Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés
About the 17th-century scholar who devoted herself to words. Also available in a Spanish edition.
Maria Paints the Hills
Maria Paints the Hills
A picture-book story of real-life Santa Fe painter Maria Hesch.
Agua Santa Holy Water
Agua Santa: Holy Water
Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this collection of poetry honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses.

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