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The month of March has been officially proclaimed as Women’s History Month. While I appreciate the gesture, this declaration won’t have an impact on my classroom. Highlight women’s voices and achievements during the month of March? Nah. I’d rather do that all throughout the year.
Women, as we know, were historically denied access to education. And those who dared to put pen to paper were regularly blocked by publishing firms. Women of our own time like Susan Eloise Hinton (S.E. Hinton) and Joanne Rowling (J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith) were persuaded by their publishers to use pen names so as not to repel male readers. And author Catherine Nichols discovered this past summer… (Click here to keep reading.)