Books by Cokie Roberts

LADIES OF LIBERTY by Cokie Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"These short pieces may start young people on the search for more information about these intriguing figures. (Informational picture book. 8-11)"
Highlighting women writers, educators, and reformers from the 18th and early 19th centuries, Roberts brings a group of women, many not so well-known, into focus and provides a new perspective on the early history of the United States in this picture-book version of her adult book of the same title (2008). Read full book review >
CAPITAL DAMES by Cokie Roberts
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2015

"An enlightening account detailing how the Civil War changed the nation's capital while expanding the role of women in politics, health care, education, and social services."
Political commentator and bestselling author Roberts (Ladies of Liberty: The Women who Shaped our Nation, 2008, etc.) shines a spotlight on the remarkable political, literary, and activist women of Washington, D.C., during the tumult of the Civil War. Read full book review >
FOUNDING MOTHERS by Cokie Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"It is a wonderful package, adding the women who made it work to the men we thought we all knew. (websites) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
ABC and NPR correspondent Roberts and Caldecott Honoree Goode forge an attractive and compelling version for young people of Roberts' adult book of the same title. Read full book review >
WE ARE OUR MOTHERS' DAUGHTERS by Cokie Roberts
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 1998

"A surprisingly shallow endeavor from someone who should know better."
Sound bites rather than substance from a reporter known for her insightful political analyses on National Public Radio and ABC-TV. Read full book review >