If Women's History Month inspires you to reflect upon how far females have come, Burlington author Tanya Lee Stone's new children's book is a good start. Appropriate for ages 4 and up, Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? tells the story of Elizabeth Blackwell, America's first female doctor, through spunky text and vivid illustrations. "Back in the 1830s, there were lots of things girls couldn't be," the story reads. "Girls were only supposed to become wives or mothers ... Being a doctor was definitely not an option." Writing about the pioneering women who changed the course of history is familiar territory for Stone, whose 2008 picture book Elizabeth Leads the Way introduced young readers to leading suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Audubon Vermont offers two summer day-camps: Preschool Nature Camp (ages 3-5), Ecology Day Camp (ages 6-12). Audubon invites children to explore the nature around them, use all their senses, and connect with plants and animals of the Green Mountains. Each day there are moments of magic: around the campfire, on…(more)