President’s Bookshelf Recommendations

AAUW State College established the Presidents’ Bookshelf at the Schlow Centre Region Library to recognize the service of former branch presidents. In collaboration with the outgoing president and using funds donated from our Branch, Schlow selects and purchases a book in her area of interest for its collection.

Be sure to borrow these selections honoring our past presidents from Schlow Library.


2017 – 2019 – Victoria Sanchez: Crazy Brave: A Memoir by Joy Harjo (Her memoir/autobiography),  and Sister Nations: Native American Women Writers on Community ed. by Heid E. Erdrich and Laura Tohe, Words like Thunder by Lois Beardslee

2015 – 2017 – Alison Franklin: Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thinmesh

2013 – 2017 – Billie WillitsShe Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton

2011 – 2015 – Charlene Harrison:  The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys’ Club by Eileen Pollack

2010 – 2013 – Candace Davison: Rocket girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan

2007 – 2011 – Talat AzharThe Obama Syndrome: Surrender at home, war abroad by Tariq Ali

2005 – 2009 – Jeanne Bullers WeberA History of Fashion and Costume. Early America, vol. 4 by Paige Weber