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Strong Women

A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asa
D'Aquino, Andrea

"I was struck by how beautifully D'Aquino's renderings capture the spirit of Asawa's work." --The New York Times Book Review

"Through this picture-book contribution, not only will Asawa's art reach a new audience, but her artistic practice will inspire the next...

Item No. 9781616898366
$18.95
A Woman for President - Autographed Hardcover
Kathleen Krull & Jane Dyer
Autographed by illustrator Jane Dyer
Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to do many things: the first woman to own a newspaper, to speak before Congress, and to have a seat on the stock exchange. But her boldest act was...
Item No. AUTOJD18
$16.95
A Woman For President - Hardcover
Kathleen Krull


In 1872, American women couldn’t vote, but they could run for president.

Can you name the first woman to run for president, or the first woman
to have a seat on the stock exchange? Do you know the first woman
to own a newspaper or to speak before Congress?...
Item No. 9780802789082
$16.95
Amelia & Eleanor
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
An extraordinary picture book from Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan and Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick about two heroines, national treasures, and close friends, Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt!

Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt were birds of a feather. Not only were...
Item No. 9780590960755
$19.99
Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior
Lindstrom, Carole

From New York Times bestselling picture book author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Bridget George comes Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior, an inspiring picture book biography about two Indigenous Rights Activists, Josephine Mandamin and Autumn Peltier.

The...

Item No. 9781250795274
$18.99
Before She Was Harriet
Cline-Ransome, Lesa

A 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

Who was Harriet Tubman before she was Harriet?

We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names. As General Tubman she was a Union spy. As Moses she led hundreds to freedom on the Underground Railroad. As Minty she was a slave whose spirit...

Item No. 9780823420476
$18.99
Before She Was Harriet PB
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
An evocative poem and stunning watercolors come together to honor an American heroine in a Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Award-winning picture book.

We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names. As General Tubman she was a Union spy....

Item No. 9780823444298
$8.99
Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Maclear, Kyo

A dazzling picture book biography of one of the world's most influential designers, Elsa Schiaparelli.

Elsa dared to be different, and her story will not only dazzle, it will inspire the artist and fashionista in everyone who reads it. ...

Item No. 9780062447616
$17.99
Borrowed Names (Softcover)
Atkins, Jeannine

Extraordinary women raise extraordinary women.

As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series.

Sara Breedlove, the...

Item No. 9781250183408
$9.99
Brave Girl
Markel, Michelle

The true story of the young immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history. This picture book biography about the plight of immigrants in America in the early 1900s and the timeless fight for equality and justice should not be missed.

When Clara...

Item No. 9780061804427
$17.99
Bravery Magazine #6: Junko Tabei

Issue six of Bravery is all about mountaineer Junko Tabei. Junko was the first woman to summit Mount Everest as well as the Seven Summits. Issue six teaches about Junko's life in a fun, engaging way through illustrated stories, fun DIYs, and educational activities that the...

Item No. 3017260
$18.00
Cinderella Liberator
Solnit, Rebecca

"This is a reminder of hope and possibility, of kindness and compassion, and--perhaps most salient--imagination and liberty. Through the imaginations of our childhoods, can we find our true selves liberated in adulthood?"

--Chelsea Handler



In her debut children's...

Item No. 9781608465965
$17.95
Claudette Colvin
Phillip M Hoose
“When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin

On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim Crow segregation, refused to give...
Item No. 9780374313227
$19.95
Cloth Lullaby: Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois
Novesky, Amy
Award-winning creators, Amy Novesky and Isabelle Arsenault, present a picture book biography of a beloved artist in Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois.

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was a world-renowned modern artist noted for her sculptures made of wood, steel,...

Item No. 9781419718816
$18.95
Coretta Scott
Shange, Ntozake

Multiple starred reviews greeted this amazing collaboration between Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson. AsBooklist put it: "Poet and painter have joined forces to offer an indelible, emotional expression of the strength, beauty, and joy of one...

Item No. 9780061253645
$17.99
Coretta Scott (paperback)
Ntozake Shange

Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta Scott knew the unfairness of life in the segregated south. A yearning for equality began to grow. Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision of change through nonviolent protest. It was the beginning of a...

Item No. 9780061253669
$8.99
Coretta: Autobiography of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
King, Coretta Scott
Adapted from her adult memoir, this is the autobiography of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (the King Center), and twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist.
Item No. 9781250167101
$18.99
Counting the Stars-Autographed
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
"A detail-rich picture book." --Kirkus Reviews
"Straightforward and inviting." --School Library Journal

From award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome and acclaimed illustrator Raúl Colón comes the sensitive, informative, and inspiring picture book biography...

Item No. 9781534404755
$17.99
Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer
McCully, Emily Arnold
"Written with grace and intelligence, researched with care. . . . Sure to inspire a new generation of pioneers." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)

This illuminating biography reveals how the daughter of Lord Byron, Britain's most infamous Romantic poet, became the world's...

Item No. 9780763693565
$19.99
Drum Dream Girl
Engle, Margarita

Girls cannot be drummers. Long ago on an island filled with music, no one questioned that rule--until the drum dream girl.

In her city of drumbeats, she dreamed of pounding tall congas and tapping small bongós. She had to keep quiet. She had to practice in secret...

Item No. 9780544102293
$17.99
Elizabeth Warren
Wood, Susan
Author Susan Wood and illustrator Sarah Green's picture book Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persistedshares the incredible story of the first female senator of Massachusetts, a "useful and accessible addition to the growing group of biographies about women politicians" (...
Item No. 9781419731624
$18.99
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science (Softcover)
Atkins, Jeannine

  Staff Pick

...
This "evocative and beautiful" (School Library Journal) novel "vividly imagines the lives of three girls" (Booklist, starred review) in three different time periods as they grow up to become groundbreaking scientists.

Maria Merian was sure that caterpillars were not wicked...

Item No. 9781481465663
$7.99
Firebird
Copeland, Misty
In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work...
Item No. 9780399166150
$17.99
Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos
Brown, Monica
Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor 2018
ALA Notable Children's Book 2018
New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2017
Barnes...
Item No. 9780735842694
$18.95
Frida Kahlo: Artist Painted
Frith, Margaret
Through original artwork by the renowned artist Tomie dePaola-a longtime aficionado of Frida Kahlo's work-as well as beautiful reproductions of Kahlo's paintings, this latest Smart About book explores the creative, imaginative world of Mexico's most celebrated female artist.
Item No. 9780448426778
$5.99