PDT on Saturday night, the hashtag was trending in the U.S. and Canada as bookworms honored the lady authors and heroines who inspire them. Topics: books, bookworms, children’s literature, classic literature, Conversations, Lifestyle, Literature
The hashtag appeared to originate Saturday afternoon when Preeti Chhibber, a marketing manager for HarperCollins Children’s Books, began tweeting about strong women writers and beloved women characters.
Two Esperanzas: House on Mango St & Esperanza Rising. For reminding Young Latinas that they can be heroines too. #womeninfiction
“I am an expression of the divine… I have a right to be this way.” ~Alice Walker, The Color Purple #womeninfiction
Ms. Frizzle for taking me to some extraordinary places and making science fun. #womeninfiction Read more…