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American Writers Museum

Women Writers Scavenger Hunt

For Women's History Month, we've put together this self-guided tour honoring the work of the many fearless and talented women writers who have inspired us and changed the course of American history with their words. Follow the tour and find the answers to the questions in our exhibits!

  • 1.

    Welcome!

    Welcome!

    Let the fun begin!

  • 2.

    Children's Literature Gallery

    Children's Literature Gallery

    Where the love of reading is planted and nurtured.

  • 3.

    Nation of Writers Video

    Nation of Writers Video

    Great writing comes from all across America. We are a nation of writers.

  • 4.

    Surprise Bookshelf

    Surprise Bookshelf

    This wall celebrates the breadth of writing styles. Open the doors to reveal what's inside!

  • 5.

    American Voices

    American Voices

    The 100 authors featured here represent the evolution and flourishing of American writing.

  • 6.

    Word Waterfall

    Word Waterfall

    Don't go chasing waterfalls, unless it's this one.

  • 7.

    Readers Hall

    Readers Hall

    Learn about the evolution of reading habits and sit down with one of our books to read yourself!

  • 8.

    Frederick Douglass: AGITATOR

    Frederick Douglass: AGITATOR

    An exhibit honoring the activism, writing, and enduring legacy of America's foremost agitator.

  • 9.

    Featured Works Table

    Featured Works Table

    Dive deep into some of your favorite titles with in-depth explorations on our touchsreen tables.

  • 10.

    Mind of A Writer

    Mind of A Writer

    Get inside the mind of a writer in this gallery.

  • 11.

    Chicago Gallery

    Chicago Gallery

    Sweet home Chicago, celebrating the city's literary legacy.

  • 12.

    Hooray!

    Hooray!

    You're done the scavenger hunt!

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