Books and Sites on Heroines
Women in Higher Education - monthly news journal subscribed to by women administrators, staff, and faculty in universities in the US and Canada. Includes job listings.
Woman in World History Curriculum - Interactive site full of information and resources about women's experiences in world history. For teachers, teenagers, parents, and history buffs.
Woman's History Resources - compiled by the St. Lawrence County Branch of the American Association of University Women.
History's Women - An online magazine highlighting the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history and recognizing the obstacles they've had to overcome in order to reach their goals.
Woman's International Center - A non-profit education and service foundation established to acknowledge, honor and encourage women and to celebrate their positive and enduring contributions to humanity.
Alameda Newspaper Group article on the inaccuracies in Disney's movie Mulan.
Chinese Characters & Culture - facinating website with information on the formation of Chinese characters. Has the original Chinese poem of Mulan online.
Mulan as a Unit Plan - lesson plans for Mulan with links to help you get started and ideas for creating a thematic unit.
Women's History Month
International Women's Day - send free e-cards.
Stores with Books on Heroines
Amazon Bookstore - a full-service feminist bookstore for all women, offering a diversity of books, gifts, music and art by, for, and about women. Women-owned cooperative and have NO relation to amazon.com in Seattle.
Shen's Books - Shen's distributes more than 2,000 highly selected children's literature and also publish books that carry universal messages.
Pan Asian Publication Pan Asian Publications is a full service Asian materials distributor. Established since 1980, Pan Asian Publications has been serving the needs of libraries, schools, retailers and government institutions by supplying high quality Asian books, cassettes, audio CD's and computer CD-ROM's together with comprehensive services in a neat package intended to make the job of acquiring new materials less time-consuming and hassle-free.
Asia for Kids traditional and online catalog for Asian language & culture resources.
Other Multicultural Children's Books
Child Book - Sources for educational Chinese children's books for parents and children interested in learning Chinese language, culture, and heritage.
Coalition for Asian-American Children & Families - resources on government, family, economics, educations and statistics on the Asian child.
Adopting from Korea - international adoption information with an emphasis on Korea. Lots of resources and links.
The Family Education Company - provides parents with the information and resources needed to actively participate in their children's learning process.
Families with Children from China - a non-profit organizations which provides information and support for individuals wishing to adopt in China.