Women’s History Month

Read about women who reached for the stars.

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
This is the story of the brilliant African American women who worked for NASA, at times segregated from their white counterparts.

Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt
These women advanced our knowledge of rocket design and space exploration and opened the door for future women scientists.

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
This illustrated book highlights amazing women who blazed trails in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Recommendations by Heather Meyer of the Hennepin County Library—Eden Prairie