By the KLIC Shelf Elf
Shelf Elf is going virtual! He has discovered the newest collection to arrive at the KLIC (Kolwyck Library and Information Commons): OverDrive electronic books. Sign in to read the books with your Tigermail address and your Tigerweb password.
See these intriguing reads that celebrate women:
Just as I Am by Cecily Tyson,
In her own words, the award-winning actress chronicles her fascinating work in film and television but also recounts her life, lessons learned along the way, and her never-failing determination to succeed.
Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo,
The only Native American poet laureate tells her determined story about finding shelter from an abusive stepfather, becoming a poet, and her strong connection to the natural world.
Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis by Ada Calhoun,
The author, herself in the middle of a mid-life crisis, discovers women from Generation X struggle with the idea of “having it all” with interviews and research, learn more about how to possibly feel better.
Wonder Women of Science by Tiera Fletcher and Ginger Rue
Get to know 12 women who are active in technology and science professions. Each short biography gives a profile, the woman’s inspiration, and their words to inspire others.
A Girl Like Me by Angela Johnson and illustrations by Nina Crews
Inspirations words in this poem picture book can inspire girls, particularly those who are imaginative or adventurous. Crews’ photo collage illustrations add a realism to the visionary words.
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
In an audio book, hear Dr. Brown, in her relatable, honest style, identify skills that allow for transformative leadership, leading with empathy and courage.