Women of Granite: 25 New Hampshire Women You Should Know by Janet Buell and the Write Sisters; illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf. (Bedford, NH: Apprentice Shop Books, 2008)
This collection of essays about the accomplishments of 25 New Hampshire women -- including politicians, writers, lawyers, artists, and business leaders -- is written for students and includes bibliographic and web references for further reading. I am a day or two past the age of the target audience for this book, but I learned quite a bit from it. It was written by The Write Sisters, a group of NH authors who work to "reveal, unravel, and introduce the world of children's writing to an inquiring public. "