Rourke Celebrates Women’s History Month

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I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

–– Rosa Parks


Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It’s posing questions and coming up with a method. It’s delving in.

–– Sally Ride


If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.

–– Abigail Adams


Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.

–– Amelia Earhart



The principle of self-government cannot be violated with impunity. The individual’s right to it is sacred––regardless of class, caste, race, color, sex or any other accident or incident of birth. –– Susan B. Anthony


Since 1995, United States presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month, recognizing the incredible accomplishments of women as activists, scientists, writers, artists, athletes, mathematicians, and beyond. Rourke joins the nation in saluting these women, this month and year-round.

“Rourke is proud to publish books that help students discover the people who’ve shaped the world as we know it, and who inspire us to continue our progress across the spectrum, from arts and science to social justice,” said Rourke’s Editor-in-Chief, Keli Sipperley.

Rourke’s popular informational fiction series, Time Hop Sweets Shop, uses a creative blend of fact and fiction to present the lives of notable contributors to U.S. history. Fiona and Finley’s family Sweets Shop is accessible from anywhere in time––and boy, do they have great customers! The siblings join notable people from throughout United States history on adventures that illuminate their struggles, accomplishments, and lasting effects on the world.

“The Time Hop books present a fact-based fictional story with nonfiction back matter, which gives further insight into a historical figure’s life and contributions,” Sipperley said. “The result is a fun read, with an educational bonus.”


Available now in Hardcover, Paperback, and eBook Format:

Apple Pie with Amelia Earhart Available in English and Spanish

Cookies with Clara Barton

Gingerbread with Abigail Adams

Milkshakes with Maria Mitchell

Sundaes with Harriet Tubman Available in English and Spanish


Available in August 2017:

Cake Pops with Rosa Parks

Cupcakes with Sally Ride

Pastries with Pocahontas

Strudels with Susan B. Anthony

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