A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique & American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s by Stephanie Coontz. "brilliantly illuminates how a generation of women came to realize that their dissatisfaction with domestic life didn't reflect their personal weakness but rather a social and political injustice." RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.9
A History of the World in 100 Objects. Takes an original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men and women who lived in them. That's sooo cool!
The Road to Equality: American Women Since 1962 by William Henry Chafe This book looks at the women's movements in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and the changes that came about as a result of these movements.RI8.2, RI8.3, RI8.6, RI8.10.