Book Recommendations

Explore our curated list of recommended reading to deepen your understanding of the women's suffrage movement. These books cover various topics surrounding women's rights and their ongoing fight for equality. We're always open to suggestions for additional reads to include!

*Books are linked to non-affiliate purchase points. Alternatively, consider contacting your local library about any of these titles, or others they may carry in their collection.

Ida From Abroad

By: Michelle Duster
Past Speaker

Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls

Edited by: Michelle Duster*, Paula Marie Seniors, Rose C. Thevenin
*Past Speaker

Narrative of Sojourner Truth

By: Sojourner Truth (Author), Margaret Washington (Editor, Introduction)

Women, Race, & Class

By: Angela Y. Davis

The Women's Suffrage Movement

By: Sally Roesch Wagner
Past Speaker

Somos Latinas

Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists

By: Andrea-Teresa Arenas & Eloisa Gómez

Foreword: Dolores Huerta

“I raise up my voice — not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.”

— Malala Yousafzai

Female Education Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate