Molly Melching’s Journey honored on the 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project
We are pleased to announce that the Amelia Bloomer Project selected ”However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph” as one of the titles to be honored on the 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List. Each year the Amelia Bloomer Project Committee selects the best books with significant feminist content that will appeal to young readers from birth to 18 years old, published in the previous 18 months.
The Amelia Bloomer Project is part of the American Library Association, Social Responsibilities Round Table’s (SRRT) Feminist Task Force (FTF). You can find out more about the Amelia Bloomer Project at ameliabloomer.wordpress.com and view the complete list of recommended titles at ameliabloomer.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/2014-amelia-bloomer-project-list
”However Long the Night” not only made the list but was also selected as one of the top ten books. Here is the annotation you’ll find on the complete 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List: Molloy, Aimee. However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph. 2013. 252p. HarperOne, $25.99 (978-0-0621-3276-5). Gr.10-up. Molly Melching developed a holistic, community-driven education system that respectfully ensures the well-being and health of Senegalese women and girls.