Tag Archives: women

Iron Jawed Angels, film


This is a moving film on the fight for Women’s Suffrage in the United States. Iron Jawed Angels stars Hilary Swank, Julia Ormond, Angelica Huston, and Frances O’Connor. Just after the Presidential Election, it is being shown in classes at our … Continue reading

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Day After Night, by Anita Diamant


Thank you to my long time friend Elizabeth for recommending The Red Tent many years ago. It is Anita’s best known book and an excellent read about the stories of Sarah and Hagar. I went to the library for The … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Hannah Mendes by Naomi Ragen


This is one of the absolute best books I have read in awhile. I also enjoyed Naomi’s Sacrifice of Tamar, but this book blows that one out of the water! A bias of mine is that I love good historical … Continue reading

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Understanding the Causes of a Negative Body Image by Barbara Moe


Billed on the cover as “A Teen Eating Disorder Prevention Book,” it is for a more advanced reader (not necessarily older reader) than the book I read on dating violence and does not have the somewhat dated dorky pictures that … Continue reading

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Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman


Matilda is a young girl left at a woman bone setter’s shop by a priest on his way to London. She is growing up in medieval England. At the manor house she studied with the priest, learned to pray and … Continue reading

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