Hannah took the quote: "Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them." and personified it.
I found Rita Dove's book to be equal parts highbrow and lowbrow - she creates poems that the most tenured literature professor can enjoy alongside poems a standard American will understand.
I drank this novel up like an ice cold glass of water, dousing myself in the humbling truth that I still have a lot to learn when it comes to race in America.
This review does not do Laurie Halse Anderson's novel any justice.
I loved getting to know the poetic side of Margaret Atwood, my OG in the world of feminist literature.