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Kent Stark Library Display: Women's History Month (2024)

Women's History Month

Women's History Month!


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Books celebrating notable women authors

Celebrate Women's History Month!

Celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, a famous author from Nigeria, came to the United States at an early age to attend college.  Her first book published in 2003, written while attending university.  Since her first book, Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi has written several other critically acclaimed novels, all of over the world her books have been published.   To learn more about her life, visit the following link


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Celebrate the great Maya Angelou!


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Maya Angelou was a multi-talented woman.  She was an acclaimed author, educator, poet, civil rights activist, and held many other important roles. Her accomplishments forever embedded in American History.  Maya Angelou lived a fascinating life and if you want to find out more about her story, her poetry, or novels visit the following link

Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood

Acclaimed author Margaret Atwood grew up in Canada, and attended university not only in Canada but also in the United States. She has written multiple books that included not only fiction, but also non-fiction and children’s books. She also has been a professor at many universities across Canada and the United States.  To learn more about her extensive bibliography or to find out the release date of her next book click on the following link



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Celebrating author Sandra Cisneros


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Sandra Cisneros has held various job titles besides award-winning author.  Cisneros has been a teacher, school counselor, college recruiter, creative writer to various age groups, and many other different jobs.  She grew up in Chicago and attended university in both Chicago and the state of Iowa.  Her first publication, a book of poetry titled Bad Boys, published in 1980 started her career as an author.  She went on to write several other books, many nominated for awards. To find out more about Sandra Cisneros colorful life visit the following link

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