book report / 41 Sisters In Law by Linda Hirshman As the first two female justices in the history of the United States Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg share a unique bond, one that transcends--and is perhaps enhanced by--their political, religious and cultural differ- ences. Broad Band by Claire Evans Just as Hidden Figures re- shaped our understanding of the space program, this book sheds needed light on the early history of the in- ternet. Every computing in- novation of the last century, from programming to social networking, has had women prominently involved, and Evans gives these unsung heroes their due. BOOK REPORT Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World by The Women's March Organizers The women’s march on January 21, 2017, was the largest single-day protest in American history, with more than 5 million people participating nation- wide. Consider this book the official document of that historic day, with remem- brances by activists and political leaders on how it all came together, and color photos to capture the iconic signs and pink hats. Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood Early readers will love this collection of poems by pro- lific children’s author Hood, telling the story of 14 young rebels who nevertheless persisted, from astronauts to architects, from Nellie Bly to Malala, each with a beautiful illustration by a different artist. A Psalm for Lost Girls by by Katie Bayerl When 17-year-old Tess sud- denly dies, her hometown wants to turn her into a saint, but Cassie just wants to mourn her big sister. Things get more difficult when a long- missing girl suddenly re-ap- pears, and everyone credits Tess for bringing her back. Part mys- tery, part romance, part reli- gious par- able, this elegantly written young- adult novel defies easy categorizations. These picks are all about women. Enjoy! South Orange Public Library | 65 Scotland Road | South Orange, NJ 07079 | 973-762-0230 |