10 Days in a Madhouse by Nellie Bly
This author broke ground on at least 2 levels: she became a news reporter, and she did personal research by checking herself into a ‘madhouse’ as an inmate to do a tell-all article; both feats were unheard of in her time.
Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist TItcomb and America’s First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn
Once upon a time… there was a fascinating woman who came up with a way to transport books to the people who needed them. This book is all about her.