Monday, February 25, 2013

Women's History Month is coming!

The popular, not-for-profit, educational Women’s History Month website returns in March!

Now in its third consecutive year, the blog, KidLit Celebrates Women’s History Month founded by me and fellow librarian, Margo Tanenbaum, of The Fourth Musketeer, brings together distinguished authors and illustrators of books related to women’s history with librarians and bloggers from across North America.

Each day features a new essay, commentary or review by some of the most noted writers in the field of literature for young people. Contributors for 2013 include Jane Yolen, Sy Montgomery, Roger Sutton, Tanya Anderson, Michelle Markel and Kathleen Krull, among others.

The blog will publish daily from March 1 through March 31, and will once again feature original posts from well-known, award-winning writers, illustrators, and bloggers. A complete lineup of contributors may be found on the site. Interested readers can sign up to “follow” the blog, or receive it via email. Visit the site at to see “following” options, an archive of past contributions, and links to educational resources.  Don't miss a single day.  It's going to be a great month!

I am this week's host of the weekly Nonfiction Monday meme, a weekly gathering of bloggers who discuss nonfiction books for children each Monday.

Here at Shelf-employed, I will feature links and descriptions to each participating blog. Please check back later or tomorrow to see all of today's contributions to Nonfiction Monday. Thanks so much.


  1. Thanks for looking after this week's event. I'll look into following your Women's History Month. Sounds interesting.
    Apples with Many Seeds

  2. Thanks so much for hosting Nonfiction Monday this week. And I agree with Tammy -- I look forward to reading the authors' posts and other great information on the Kitlit Celebrates Women's History Month.

  3. Thanks for hosting Nonfiction Monday this week!

    Loree Griffin Burns

  4. Thanks for hosting.
    My selection is "Abe's honest words: the life of Abraham Lincoln" by Doreen Rappaport with illustrations Kadir Nelson.


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