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Emily Writes: Emily Dickinson & Her Poetic Beginnings
Yolen, Jane

Jane Yolen's Emily Writes is an imagined and evocative picture book account of Emily Dickinson's childhood poetic beginnings, featuring illustrations by Christine Davenier.

As a young girl, Emily Dickinson loved to scribble curlicues and circles, imagine new rhymes, and connect...

Item No. 9781250128089
$18.99
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science (Softcover)
Atkins, Jeannine
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-HB
Winter, Jonah

This long-awaited companion to Jonah Winter's acclaimed DIEGO features the paintings of young Spanish artist, Ana Juan. This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for art enthusiasts of all ages.

When her mother was worn out from caring for her five sisters, her father gave her...

Item No. 9780590203203
$19.99
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
$17.95
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
Game Changers
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
An ALA Notable Book

"Every page is splashed with vibrant color and eye-catching patterns, and the figures of the women themselves are full of energy, speed, and tension." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)

Venus and Serena Williams are two of the greatest tennis...

Item No. 9781481476843
$17.99
Girl Running
Pimentel, Annette Bay
* A bright salutation of a story, with one determined woman at its center.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The inspiring story of the first female to run the Boston Marathon comes to life in stunningly vivid collage illustrations.

Because Bobbi Gibb is a girl, she's not allowed to...

Item No. 9781101996683
$17.99
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

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 past and the present, illustrated by 60...

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
Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math
Atkins, Jeannine
Learn about seven groundbreaking women in math and science in this gorgeously written biographical novel-in-verse, a companion to the "original and memorable" (Booklist, starred review) Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science.

After a childhood spent...

Item No. 9781534460683
$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
Her Stories
Hamilton, Virginia

 Staff Pick


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Gracefully told by Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton, this collection of 19 stories focuses on the magical lore and wondrous imaginings of Black women.

Vibrant paintings by Caldecott Medallists Leo and Diane Dillon glow with the drama and mystery of each tale while reflecting the...
Item No. 9780590473705
$25.99
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World
Jensen, Kelly
LET'S GET THE FEMINIST PARTY STARTED!

Have you ever wanted to be a superheroine? Join a fandom? Create the perfect empowering playlist? Understand exactly what it means to be a feminist in the twenty-first century? You've come to the right place.

Forty-four writers, dancers,...

Item No. 9781616205867
$16.95
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
Hidden Powers: Lise Meitner's Call to Science
Atkins, Jeannine
From the acclaimed author of Finding Wonders and Grasping Mysteries comes a gorgeously written biography in verse about the pioneering Jewish woman physicist whose scientific prowess changed the course of World War II.

At the turn of the 20th century, Lise Meitner dreamed...

Item No. 9781665902502
$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
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Markel, Michelle

In the spirit of Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope and Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride comes an inspiring portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton, the first female presidential nominee in United States history: a girl who fought to make a difference--and paved the...

Item No. 9780062381224
$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
House That Jane Built
Stone, Tanya Lee

This is the story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, who transformed a poor neighborhood in Chicago by opening up her house as a community center.

Ever since she was a little girl, Jane Addams hoped to help people in need. She wanted to live...

Item No. 9780805090499
$17.99
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