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Strong Women

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
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
Lillian's Right to Vote
Winter, Jonah
An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family's tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a "long haul up a steep...

Item No. 9780385390286
Little Feminist Temporary Tattoos

Show your feminist pride with Galison's Little Feminist Temporary Tattoo Set. Includes 40 assorted temporary tattoos featuring Rosa, Cleopatra, Frida, Ella and many more inspiring women throughout history. Packaged in a handy portfolio, all tattoos are printed with non-toxic inks.

Item No. 9780735360518
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Harrison, Vashti


Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.

Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all...

Item No. 9780316475112
Little Melba and her Big Trombone
Russell-Brown, Katheryn

Best Books, Kirkus Reviews
Best Books of the Year, School Library Journal
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor, American Library Association (ALA)
Notable Children's Book, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
Best Children's Books of the Year:...

Item No. 9781600608988
Look Up!
Burleigh, Robert
Henrietta Levitt was the first person to discover the scientific importance of a star's brightness--so why has no one heard of her? Learn all about a female pioneer of astronomy in this picture book biography.

Henrietta Swan Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868, and she changed the course of...

Item No. 9781416958192
Love Is Loud
Wallace, Sandra Neil
Four starred reviews!

Meet Diane Nash, a civil rights leader who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, in this "poignant and powerful" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) nonfiction picture book that is "a stunning, little-known story, and a welcome volume" (...

Item No. 9781534451032
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
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
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
Mary Wears What She Wants
Negley, Keith

From the award-winning creator of My Dad Used to Be So Cool and Tough Guys Have Feelings Too comes a charming picture book inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing 19th-century...

Item No. 9780062846792
Mary's Monster
Judge, Lita

"Both timely and terrifying." --Gregory Macguire, New York Times-bestselling author of Wicked

Pairing free verse with over three hundred pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations, Mary's Monster is a unique and stunning biography of Mary Shelley, the...

Item No. 9781626725003
Me, Frida - Softcover
Novesky, Amy
Like a tiny bird in a big city, Frida Kahlo feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous artist Diego Rivera. But as Frida begins to explore San Francisco on her own, she discovers the inspiration she needs to become one of the most celebrated artists of all...
Item No. 9781419715167
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Weatherford, Carole Boston
A Caldecott Honor BookA Coretta Scott King Award Winner
In this award-winning book, acclaimed author Carole Boston Weatherford and bestselling artist Kadir Nelson offer a resounding, reverent tribute to Harriet Tubman, the woman who earned the name Moses for her heroic...
Item No. 9780786851751
Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen
Hopkinson, Deborah

A gorgeous and inspiring picture book biography of Jane Austen, one of the most beloved writers of all time, from award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4...

Item No. 9780062373304
Turning Pages-SPAN
Sotomayor, Sonia
Al ser la primera mujer latina en ser jueza del Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos, Sonia Sotomayor es una inspiración para los jóvenes de todas las partes del mundo en la lucha por lograr sus sueños. Pero qué la inspiró a ella? Para la joven Sonia, la respuesta es: ¡los libros! Eran su espejo, sus...
Item No. 9780525515494
Planting Stories
Denise, Anika Aldamuy


* A Today Show's Best Kids' Books of 2019 * Indie Next List Pick * Junior Library Guild Selection *


Item No. 9780062748683
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock
Robeson, Teresa
Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

"Wu Chien Shiung's story is remarkable--and so is the way this book does it justice." --Booklist (Starred review)

When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China...

Item No. 9781454932208
Rad American Women A-Z
Schatz, Kate

The New York Times Bestseller!

"This is The Most Inspiring Children's Book We've Ever Seen."

"The very first kids' book released by the iconic publishing house City Lights, Rad American Women A-Z navigates the alphabet from Angela Davis to Zora Neale...

Item No. 9780872866836
Rosa PB
Giovanni, Nikki

Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.


Item No. 9780312376024
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Winter, Jonah
A ​New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2017
An ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book

To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and '40s,...

Item No. 9781419725593
Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Rappaport, Doreen
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a trailblazer. A fighter. And a public servant who has dedicated her life to the pursuit of equality.
When Ruth was a young girl, her mother encouraged her to read, be independent, and stand up for what she thought was right. Ruth graduated first in her class at...
Item No. 9781484747179
Seeds of Change
Cullerton Johnson, Jen

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent in Illustrations, EMIERT/ALA
Notable Books for a Global Society, International Literacy Association (ILA)
Amelia Bloomer Project - Feminist Task Force, American Library Association (ALA)
Green Earth Book Award Honor Book, The...

Item No. 9781600603679
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
Hood, Susan

"Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)

"This book has definitely made an impact on my life." --Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt

Fresh, accessible, and inspiring,...

Item No. 9780062699459