Monday, February 27, 2012

Women's History Month blog

March is Women's History Month!

Last year, fellow blogger, Margo, of The Fourth Musketeer, and I, initiated a month-long blog celebration, Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month. Now in its second year, our commemorative blog features women's history through the lens of literature for children and young adults - joining authors, librarians and bloggers from across the Kidlitosphere to celebrate women's history.  Each day of Women's History Month (March 1-31), KidLit Celebrates Women's History Month features a new essay, commentary or review. Donna Jo Napoli, Jeanette Winter, Andrea Davis Pinkney and Karen Blumenthal are among the many authors slated to guest post in March. Numerous bloggers will participate as well, including SLJ bloggers Betsy Bird, Marc Aronson, and Diane Chen.
Beginning March 1, I invite you to visit our blog, Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month. We've brought together, 31 talented children's authors and bloggers - one for each day in March, as well as a host of Internet resources on women's history. Last year's posts, by authors such as Candace Fleming, Marthe Jocelyn, and Ann Bausum (as well as many other wonderful authors and bloggers) were moving, inspiring, and educational.  This year's lineup is equally impressive.  Please join us in spreading the word about this great collaborative project. 

If you feature a Women's History related post in March, feel free to send the URL to me or Margo, of The Fourth Musketeer, and we will link your post to the blog.


Today's Nonfiction Monday roundup is at The Children's War.
(Alex, of The Children's War, was one of our KidLit Celebrates Women's History Month guest bloggers last year with her post, "Women Heroes of WWII.")


  1. This sounds wonderful...I'll be sure to post about this wonderful event on my blog.

  2. This is great and it coincides perfectly with our very own Bimonthly theme which begins on the 11th of March - "Girl Power and Women's Wiles" - this would last until the first week of May. We would also be doing a series of reviews on books that portray the courage of women as well as doing several interviews. :) Will spread the word about Kidlit Celebrating Women's History Month when we put up our announcement post for our theme. :) This is awesome!

  3. Thanks, Myra. I appreciate it. If there are particular posts that you'd like our blog to link to, please send me the URLs.


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