Amelia EarhartLooking for a summer read? Why not get inspired by reading one of these 10 biographies about amazing women who changed our world.
1. Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend, Katherine V. Dillon & Donald M. Goldstein
An impressive account of one of the 20th-century's most exciting, adventurous women, whose disappearance remains a mystery to this day.
Sojourner Truth2. Sojourner Truth: A Life, a Symbol, Nell Irvin Painter
A former slave, Truth tells a story of overcoming incredible adversity and taking a stand that culminates with her famed speech, "Ain't I a Woman?"
3. Mary Kay: The Story of America's Most Dynamic Businesswoman, Mary Kay Ash
This self-made businesswoman's autobiography chronicles the creation of a cosmetics empire that's all about empowering other women to succeed.
4. Abigail Adams: A Biography, Phyllis Lee Levin
A woman ahead of her time, this wife and mother of presidents urged her colonial contemporaries to recognizeRead More »from Find a New Hero: 10 Stories of Great American Women