Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Women's History Month in the Kidlitosphere

KidLit Celebrates Women’s History Month is a blog that was founded in 2011 to commemorate Women's History Month across the kidlitosphere. You can read about the blog's founding and last year's efforts in the SLJ article Kidlit Bloggers Celebrate Women's History Month.

This year is the blog’s second annual celebration. Each day this month the blog will feature a post by authors and bloggers alike. 2012 contributors include:
  • Selina Alko, author
  • Marc Aronson, author
  • Karen Blumenthal, author
  • Sylvia Carol Branzei-Velasquez, author
  • Shirin Yim Bridges, author
  • Jen Bryant, author
  • Gina Capaldi, author
  • Margarita Engle, author
  • Ruth Feldman, author
  • Marty Rhodes Figley, author
  • The Fourth Musketeer
  • A Fuse #8 Production
  • Monica Kulling, author
  • Michaela MacColl, author
  • Anna Malaspina, author
  • The Miss Rumphius Effect
  • Claire Rudolf Murphy, author
  • Donna Jo Napoli, author
  • Nonfiction Detectives
  • Peaceful Reader
  • Andrea Davis Pinkney, author
  • Practically Paradise
  • Trina Robbins, author
  • Elizabeth Rusch, author
  • Vicky Alvear Schecter, author
  • Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
  • Shana Corey, author
  • Shelf-employed
  • Twenty by Jenny
  • Jim Weiss, storyteller
  • Gretchen Woelfle, author
On March 8th you will find me there, writing about science. The post focuses on women in science prior to the 20th century and a few children's books that highlight their lives and work. 

I hope you'll stop by KidLit Celebrates Women’s History Month every day this month and check out the wonderful tributes to women.

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