In "Volume 1: History" of the Women's Almanac (1997), edited by Linda Schmittroth and Mary Reilly McCall, the editors provide a section on "Further Reading" that contains the following list of books on issues of importance to women.


Christy Adair Women and Dance: Sylphs and Sirens. 1992
Rosemary Agonito History of Ideas on Woman: A Sourcebook. 1977
Louisa May Alcott Work: A Story of Experience
Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present. 1988
Russell Ash, Bernard Higton Great Women Artists. 1991
Jeanine Basinger A Woman's View: How Hollywood Spoke to Women, 1930-1960. 1993
Simone de Beauvoir The Second Sex. 1949, 1953
Joan W. Blos A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32: A Novel. 1979
Boston Women's Health Collective The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women. 1992
Jane Bowers, Judith Tick, eds. Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150-1950. 1986
Shawn Brennan, ed. Women's Information Directory. 1993
Dorothy W. Cantor, Toni Bernay, Jean Stoess Women in Power: The Secrets of Leadership. 1992
Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli, June Bundy Csida Feminist Chronicles: 1953-1993
Whitney Chadwick Women, Art, and Society. 1990
Patricia Clapp Constance: A Story of Early Plymouth. 1968
Lisa F. DeWitt Cue Cards: Famous Women of the Twentieth Century. 1993
Julia Edwards Women of the World: The Great Foreign Correspondents. 1988
Sara M. Edwards Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America. 1989
Oriana Fallaci Interview with History. 1976
Susan Faludi Backlash: The Undeclared war Against American Women. 1991
Claire R. Farrer Women and Folklore. 1975
Elizabeth Warnock Fernea, Basima Qattan Berzirgan, eds. Middle Eastern Muslim Women Speak. 1977
Christiane Fischer, ed. Let Them Speak for Themselves: Women in the American West, 1849-1900. 1978
Maxine P. Fisher Women in the Third World. 1989
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South. 1988 
Antonia Fraser The Warrior Queens. 1989
Antonia Fraser The Weaker Vessel. 1984
Betty Friedan The Feminine Mystique. 1963
Julia Gilden, Mark Friedman Woman to Woman: Entertaining and Enlightening Quotes by Women About Woman. 1994
Norma Lorre Goodrich Heroines: Demigodess, Prima Donna, Movie Star. 1993
Molly Haskell From Reverance to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. 1973
Carol Hymowitz, Michaele Weissman A History of Women in America. 1978
Mike Kosser Hot Country Women. 1994
Betsy Harvey Kraft Mother Jones: One Woman's Fight for Labor. 1995
Cheris Kraararae, Paula A. Treichler Amazons, Bluestockings and Crones: A Feminist Dictionary. 1992
Gerda Lerner The Creation of Feminist Consciousness: From the Middle Ages to Eighteen Seventy. 1993
Judith S. Levey The World Almanac for Kids: 1996. 1995
Nancy Lobb Sixteen Extraordinary Hispanic Americans. 1995
Christne Lunardini What Every American Should Knowen's History: 200 Events that Shaped Our Destiny. 1994
Anne L. Macdonald Feminine Ingenuity: Women and Invention in America. 1992
Kathi Maio Popcorn and Sexual Politics: Movie Reviews. 1991
Margo McLoone, Alice Siegel The Information Please Gir's Almanac. 1995
Margaret Mead Male and Female: A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World. 1977
Kay Mills A Place in the News: From the Women's Pages to the Front Pages. 1991
Robin Morgan, ed. Sisterhood Is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology. 1984
Robert Moses, Beth Rowen, eds. The 1996 Information Please Entertainment Almanac. 1995
Mariah Burton Nelson Are We Winning Yet? - How Women Are Changing Sports and Sports Are Changing Women. 1991
Dick Netzer, Ellen Parker Dancemakers: A Study Report Published by the National Endowment of the Arts. 1993
Katherine Paterson Lyddie. 1991
Jay P. Peterson, Kenneth Estell, eds. African American Almanac. 1994
Elizabeth L. Post Emily Post's Etiquette. 14th ed. 1984
Uta Ranke-Heineman Eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven: Women, Sexuality, and the Catholic Church. 1991
Charlotte Streifer Ruinstein American Women Artists from Early Indian Times to the Present. 1982
Bryan Ryan, Nicolas Kanellos, eds. Hispanic American Almanac. 1995
Linda Schmittroth, ed. Statistical Record of Women Worldwide. 2nd ed. 1995
Miriam Schneir, ed. Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings. 1973
Lynn Sherr, Jurate Kaziekas Susan B. Anthony Slept Here: A Guide to American Women's Landmarks. 1994
Kathryn Kish Sklar Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity. 1976
Robert Smith Famous Women: Literature-Based Activities for Thematic Teaching, Grades 4-6. 1993
Joanna L. Stratton Pioneer Woman: Voices from the Kansas Frontier. 1981
Debbie Taylor Women: A World Report. 1985
James Trager The Wopmen's Chronicle: A Year-by-Year Record, From Prehistory to the Present. 1994
Liz Trotta Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News. 1991
Jennifer S. Uglow, ed. The International Dictionary of Women's Biography. 1982
U.S. Bureau of the Census Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970. 1975
Linda Witt, Karen M. Paget, Glenna Matthews, eds. Running As a Woman: Gender and Power in American Politics. 1994
John W. Wright, ed. The 1996 Universal Almanac. 1995
Marguerite Zientara Women, Technology & Power: Ten Stars and the History They Made. 1987