7 Books About Incredible Jewish Women

March is Women's History Month -- here are some fantastic PJ Library and PJ Our Way books featuring true stories of remarkable Jewish women. 

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Brave Girl by Michelle Markel

Brave Girl
Learn all about labor organizer Clara Lemlich who lead the largest ever strike of women workers in the United States.

Goldie Takes a Stand by Barbara Krasner

Goldie Takes a Stand
Before she was Israel’s first woman Prime Minister, Golda Meir was Goldie, a precocious nine year old organizing her classmates.

Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty by Linda Glaser

Emma's Poem
The beautiful words of poet Emma Lazarus stand as a reminder that the United States is a place of opportunity for all.

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy

I Dissent
The "Notorious RBG" proves that one can "disagree without being disagreeable" in this award-winning children's book about her life.

Lily Renee, Escape Artist by Trina Robbins

Lily Renee Wilheim escaped the Holocaust to start a new life in America. In addition to working as a model and jewlery designer, she also broke into the world of comic books and graphic novels, giving life to the heroine, Senorita Rio!

Under the Domin Tree by Gila Almagor

Under the Domin Tree
This beautiful story of survival and enduring friendship highlights the courage and talent of one of Israel’s most well-known cultural heroes, Gila Almagor.

Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume by Kathleen Krull

Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume
Judy Blume went from housewife to one of the most influential children’s writers. Blume is truly an example of how with the right combination of wit, smarts, and talent, you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.

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