Grace Banker and her Hello Girls Answer the Call

English 6 years & Up WWI Historical Figures Feminism Military History Claudia Friddell & Elizabeth Baddeley summary I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not a holiday person, and I’m not an organized military person. But, on this military holiday (although it was started to honor those lost in the Civil War) I…

some women in stem you need to know!

This March, I decided to do a few roundups of biographies (arguably my favorite genre) of people not all of us learned about in school (I sure didn’t).

Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War

Written & Illustrated by: Duncan Tonatiuh For ages: 7-11 years Language: English & Spanish Topics Covered: Historical Events, Latinx, Mexican-American Culture, Historical Figure, POC-Centric Narratives, WWI, Activism, Activist, Own Voices. Summary: Luz was born in America, but his family was of Mexican descent.  He is teased for it, and sometimes gets in fights.  When Luz grows up he becomes a teacher…