Girls Think of Everything – by Catherine Thimmesh
This collective biography describes some of the amazing innovations from women that changed our world. From the 10-year-old Becky Schroeder, who invented Glo-sheet paper, to Mary Dixon Kies, who received the first U.S. patent ever awarded to a woman, these stories are sure to inspire and educate. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.
Female Pioneers of Fort Myers – by Tom Hall and Robin Tuthill
The beautiful city of Fort Myers that we know today would not have been the same if it weren’t for many dedicated and hard-working women who helped develop and improve the town. This book details these female figures who played an integral role in the history of Fort Myers. To learn more, be sure to visit the NEW exhibit by the same name opening this month at Edison Ford.
Women in the Everglades – by Marya Repko
In honor of March being Women’s History Month, be sure to read our latest local history book: Women in the Everglades. Just as women helped with the formation and growth of Fort Myers, there were many women who played a vital role in the history of the Everglades. If you are interested in women’s history or the history of early Florida, be sure to add this book to your library.
These books are available for purchase in our Museum Store or on-line.