Summer is upon us, and that means fun in the sun and a summer reading list!
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale (Sarah)
Martha Hodes, A Sea Captain’s Wife (Amber)
Lori Ginzberg, Untidy Origins (Michelle)
Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Amber)
Jean Fagan Yellin, Harriet Jacobs: A Life (Michelle)
Harriet E. Wilson, Our Nig (Sarah)
Frederick Douglass’s three autobiographies: Narratives in the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845), The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1881), and My Bondage and my Freedom (1855)
All three of us will be reading:
Bonnie Laughlin Schultz, The Tie that Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family
Leigh Fought, Women in the World of Frederick Douglass
Be on the lookout for our reviews and possibly a discussion or two soon.
We would love more reading recommendations, so feel free to leave a comment or send us an email.
Hope you have a safe and wonderful summer!