I wanted to add to the growing collection of children’s book authors who are sharing their own books as read alouds during this time with so many kids out of school. What would be more perfect for Women’s History Month than to share A Race Around the World: The True Story of Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland?
When you’ve finished listening, visit the article, How to Pack Like Pioneering Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in 1889 with Just a Small Duffle Bag, to see what Nellie brought on her journey.
Challenge: Plan your own trip around the world. What would you like to see? Where would you like to visit? Mark these places on a map. If you’d like to read more picture book biographies for Women’s History Month, you can start with the She Made History books published by Albert Whitman and Co.
I want to be mindful that there are many families across the country (my own school district included) that don’t have regular Internet access. I wish that were different. I wish I could do more. xo