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Strong Women

Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir's First Crusade
Krasner, Barbara

Even at the age of nine, little Golda Meir was known for being a leader. As the president of the American Young Sisters Society, she organizes her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for immigrant classmates. A glimpse at the early life of Israel's first female prime minister, who was born...

Item No. 9781467712019
$7.95
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Cavallo, Francesca
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the...

Item No. 9780997895810
$35.00
Good Queen Bess
Vennema, Peter

In this welcome reissue, celebrated author and illustrator Diane Stanley and her husband, Peter Vennema, paint an impressive portrait of the remarkable queen who loved her people so dearly and ruled them so well. Elizabeth's forceful personality, colorful court, and devoted subjects come...

Item No. 9780688179618
$17.99
Gutsy Girl
Paul, Caroline

New York Times Bestseller

From the author of You Are Mighty, a real-life derring-do woman, a collection of exhilarating stories, activities, and tips to inspire girls to pursue a life of adventure and excitement.

Why should girls miss out on the joy of...

Item No. 9781632861238
$18.00
Helen's Big World
Rappaport, Doreen
A heartwarming portrait of an unforgettable woman by the critically-acclaimed author of Abe's Honest Words and Martin's Big Words.

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. With...

Item No. 9780786808908
$17.99
Helen's Big World PB
Rappaport, Doreen
A heartwarming portrait of an unforgettable woman by the critically-acclaimed author of Abe's Honest Words and Martin's Big Words.

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. With...

Item No. 9781484749609
$8.99
Hidden Figures: True Story
Shetterly, Margot Lee

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space...

Item No. 9780062742469
$17.99
High As A Hawk
Barron, T A
Eight-year-old Harriet is determined to climb to the top of Longs Peak in Colorado. To get there, she'll have to overcome steep slopes, a freezing blizzard, and what her wise trail guide calls "surprises." But she simply must try...
Item No. 9780399237041
$17.99
Hillary
Winter, Jonah

Autographed by Raúl Colón

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished life and career. This stunning project follows Clinton from her early years as...

Item No. 9780553533880
$17.99
Hot Pink: The Life & Fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli
Susan Goldman Rubin
Shocking pink—hot pink, as it is called today—was the signature color of Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) and perhaps her greatest contribution to the fashion world. Schiaparelli was one of the most innovative designers in the early 20th century. Many design elements that are taken for granted...
Item No. 9781419716423
$21.95
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Debbie Levy

Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing...

Item No. 9781481465595
$18.99
I'll Pass For Your Comrade
Silvey, Anita

The Civil War has been studied, written about, even sung about for generations. Most people know that it was a conflict between North and South, Unionists and rebels, blue and gray. We recognize the names of Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee. Many people know about Clara...

Item No. 11287
$17.00
Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told
Myers, Walter Dean

An important and inspiring book. (School Library Journal starred review)

Ida B. Wells worked bravely as an activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horror of lynching. An inspiration for generations of civil...

Item No. 9780060544683
$7.99
If a Bus Could Talk PB
Ringgold, Faith
From a Caldecott Honor Award and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator comes a bright and offbeat picture book with a unique perspective on the story of Rosa Parks.

A young girl named Marcie has a magical bus ride where the bus itself tells her the story of the mother of the Civil...

Item No. 9780689856761
$8.99
If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
Ringgold, Faith
From a Caldecott Honor Award and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator comes a bright and offbeat picture book with a unique perspective on the story of Rosa Parks.

A young girl named Marcie has a magical bus ride where the bus itself tells her the story of the mother of the Civil...

Item No. 9780689818929
$19.99
Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell
Alko, Selina

"Colors burst across each page, with layers of collage-work emphasizing the richness of Mitchell's influences and imagination. Will speak to readers just starting their own exploration of artistic expression. --Booklist (starred review)

Celebrate...

Item No. 9780062671295
$18.99
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice (with Autographed Nikki Grimes Bookplate)
Grimes, Nikki

Autographed Nikki Grimes bookplate available with purchase.

Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris.

When Kamala Harris...

Item No. 9781534462670
$17.99
Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters
Pinkney, Andrea Davis

2001 Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus and sparked a boycott that changed America. Harriet Tubman helped more than three hundred slaves escape the South on the Underground Railroad. Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to...

Item No. 9780547906041
$9.99
Lift as You Climb: Story of Ella Baker
Powell, Patricia Hruby

Learn about the civil rights activist Ella Baker in this inspiring picture book from Sibert Honor winner Patricia Hruby Powell and Caldecott Honor winner R. Gregory Christie.

"What do you hope to accomplish?" asked Ella Baker's granddaddy when she was still a child....

Item No. 9781534406230
$17.99
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Harrison, Vashti
This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.

Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big...

Item No. 9780316475112
$16.99
Mae Among the Stars
Ahmed, Roda

A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the...

Item No. 9780062651730
$17.99
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Frier, Raphaële
Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel...
Item No. 9781580897853
$17.99
Mama Africa!
Erskine, Kathryn

An inspiring picture-book biography of iconic singer and activist Miriam Makeba by National Book Award winner Kathryn Erskine.

Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award-winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid--a brutal system of...

Item No. 9780374303013
$18.99
Mama Miti
Napoli, Donna Jo
NAACP Image Award Nominee

"In a word, stunning." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Through artful prose and beautiful illustrations, Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson tell the true story of Wangari Muta Maathai, known as "Mama Miti," who in 1977 founded the Green...

Item No. 9781416935056
$19.99
Marie Curie
Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist.

When Marie was young, she was unable to go to college because she was a woman. But when she was older, her scientific...

Item No. 9781847809629
$14.99