Synopses & Reviews
The authors of the popular "500 Great Books by Women: A Reader's Guide" now address the need to provide children with strong female role models, both ordinary and extraordinary. This lively, browsable guide to books with strong female protagonists showcases fiction, nonfiction, poetry, biography, and picture books by women and men writers from around the world.
"Bravo! They've given adults and young girls a much-needed treasure map of heroines and 'she-roes'...It blazes an important path in the forest of children's literature."Jim Trelease.
About the Author
Erica Bauermeister’s love of slow food and slow life was cemented by her two years living in northern Italy with her husband and children. She has taught literature and creative writing at the University of Washington and currently lives in Seattle with her family. The School of Essential Ingredients
is her first novel.