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Book awards: 100 Best Books by American Women During the Past 100 Years, 1833-1933

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TitlesOrder
Alice and Phoebe Cary's Poems by Alice CaryPoetry
Alison's House by Susan GlaspellDrama
American Humor: a Study of the National Character by Constance RourkeHumor
Angels and Amazons: A Hundred Years of American Women (Women in America: from colonial times to the 20th century) by Inez Haynes IrwinBiography
An atlas of the medulla and midbrain by Florence R. SabinScience
Bells at evening and other verses by Fanny CrosbyPoetry
Carl Akeley's Africa by Mary L. Jobe AkeleyTravel
The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Jane CoatsworthJuvenile
Catherine the Great by Katharine AnthonyBiography
Collected Poems of Elinor Wylie by Elinor WyliePoetry
Coming of Age in Samoa by Margaret MeadSocial Science
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily DickinsonPoetry
The Conqueror: Being the True and Romantic Story of Alexander Hamilton by Gertrude Franklin Horn AthertonFiction
The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne JewettFiction
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean WebsterJuvenile
Death and taxes by Dorothy ParkerPoetry
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa CatherFiction
The Deepening Stream by Dorothy CanfieldFiction
Earth horizon, autobiography by Mary Hunter AustinBiography
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha FinleyJuvenile
Ethan Frome by Edith WhartonFiction
Fashion: Or, Life in New York(1845) by Anna Cora MowattDrama
Fiddler's Farewell by Leonora SpeyerPoetry
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret SidneyJuvenile
The Franciscan adventure : a study in the first hundred years of the order of St. Francis of Assisi, by Vida Dutton ScudderReligion
The Gates Ajar by Elizabeth Stuart PhelpsFiction
Glimpses of fifty years; the autobiography of an American woman by Frances E. WillardBiography
Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine by Sarah Josepha HaleEssays
The Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckFiction
Grandmother Brown's hundred years, 1827-1927 by Harriet Connor BrownBiography
H.D.: Collected Poems, 1912-1944 by H.D.Poetry
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates by Mary Mapes DodgeJuvenile
History of woman suffrage by Elizabeth Cady StantonBiography
Honey out of the rock by Babette DeutschPoetry
The House of Exile by Nora WalnTravel
Husbands and homes by Marion Harland
In the Tennessee Mountains by Charles Egbert CraddockShort Stories
Introduction to the Study of Variable Stars by Caroline E. FurnessScience
John Keats by Amy LowellBiography
Josiah Allen's Wife as a P.A. and P.I.: or, Samantha at the Centennial by Marietta HolleyHumor
The Lamplighter by Maria S. CumminsFiction
Later lyrics by Julia Ward HowePoetry
The Leavenworth Case: A Lawyer's Story by Anna Katharine GreenFiction
The Led-Horse Claim: A romance of the silver mines by Mary Hallock FooteFiction
Letters from New-York by Lydia Maria ChildEssays
The life and letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily DickinsonBiography
The life of Abraham Lincoln, drawn from original sources and containing many speeches, letters, and telegrams hitherto unpublished by Ida M. TarbellBiography
Literature and art by Margaret FullerEssays
The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas SedgwickFiction
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson BurnettJuvenile
Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie MayJuvenile
Little Women by Louisa May AlcottJuvenile
Lummox by Fannie HurstFiction
Lyrics and sonnets by Edith M. ThomasPoetry
Meadow-Grass: Tales of New England Life by Alice BrownShort Stories
Miss Lulu Bett by Zona GaleFiction
Mother by Kathleen NorrisFiction
Mozart by Marcia DavenportBiography
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan RiceJuvenile
My Brother Theodore Roosevelt by Corinne Roosevelt RobinsonBiography
My Story Of The War: The Civil War Memoirs Of The Famous Nurse, Relief Organizer, And Suffragette by Mary A. LivermoreSocial Science
A New England Girlhood: Outlined from Memory by Lucy LarcomBiography
A New England Nun, and Other Stories by Mary Eleanor Wilkins FreemanShort Stories
New Orleans; the place and the people by Grace Elizabeth KingTravel
Old Chester Tales by Margaret DelandShort Stories
On understanding women by Mary Ritter BeardEssays
Pere Marquette by Agnes RepplierBiography
The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia P. HaleHumor
The Piper: A Play in Four Acts by Josephine Preston PeabodyDrama
The poems and sonnets of Louise Chandler Moulton by Louise Chandler MoultonPoetry
Poets & their art by Harriet MonroeEssays
Pollyanna by Eleanor H. PorterJuvenile
The Poor Little Rich Girl by Eleanor GatesDrama
Ports and happy places; an American mother and her sons see Europe by Cornelia Stratton ParkerTravel
The Promised Land by Mary AntinBiography
Ramona by Helen Hunt JacksonFiction
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas WigginJuvenile
Remarks on prisons and prison discipline in the United States by D. L. DixSocial Science
Renascense and Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent MillayPoetry
Rivers to the Sea by Sara TeasdalePoetry
The Sabbath in Puritan New England by Alice Morse EarleReligion
Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia PeterkinFiction
Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker EddyReligion
The selected poems of Lizette Woodworth Reese by Lizette Woodworth ReesePoetry
Show Boat by Edna FerberFiction
Spanish Highway and Byways by Katharine Lee BatesTravel
St. Elmo by Augusta J. EvansFiction
The Story of a Pioneer by Anna Howard ShawBiography
The Story of My Life by Helen KellerBiography
Sun Up by Lula VollmerDrama
The Time of Man: A Novel by Elizabeth Madox RobertsFiction
To Have and to Hold by Mary JohnstonFiction
Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane AddamsBiography
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher StoweFiction
When Ladies Meet: A Comedy by Rachel CrothersDrama
The Wide, Wide World by Susan WarnerJuvenile
Woman and the New Race by Margaret SangerSocial Science
Woman Suffrage And Politics: The Inner Story Of The Suffrage Movement by Carrie Chapman CattSocial Science
A woman tenderfoot in Egypt by Grace Thompson SetonTravel
Women in Industry: A Study in American Economic History by Edith AbbottSocial Science

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This list was chosen by the National Council of Women in 1933. For reviews of each selected title, see the book on Hathitrust.

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