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Strong Women

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
$17.99
Me, Frida (Hardcover)
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. It is the first time she has left her home in Mexico. And Frida wants to be a painter too.



But as Frida begins to explore...
Item No. 9780810989696
$18.99
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
$9.95
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
$18.99
Minor Book Plate & Night Flight - Hardcover
Robert Burleigh

Award-winning author Robert Burleigh has captured Amelia Earhart's first solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. She was only the second person to do this – and the first woman. Rich in detail, feeling and incident this is nonfiction with edge and action, a you-are-there experience made more...

Item No. 9781416967330
$18.99
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
$17.99
Planting Stories
Denise, Anika Aldamuy

RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ HONOR

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

"An...

Item No. 9780062748683
$17.99
Power of Her Pen: Story of Ethel L. Payne
Cline-Ransome, Lesa

"A powerful story." --The Horn Book

"A worthy addition to children's biography collections." --Booklist

"A solid treatment of an important but little-known figure, and it may prompt kids to think about the role and composition of a free...

Item No. 9781481462891
$18.99
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
$16.95
Rad American Women A-Z
Schatz, Kate

The New York Times Bestseller!

"This is The Most Inspiring Children's Book We've Ever Seen."--Refinery29.com

"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
$14.95
Rad Women Worldwide
Schatz, Kate

Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.

Rad Women...

Item No. 9780399578861
$15.99
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
$18.95
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...

Item No. 9781484747179
$18.99
Seeds of Change
Johnson, Jen Cullerton

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

Item No. 9781600603679
$19.95
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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...

Item No. 9780062699459
$18.99
She Did It: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think
McCully, Emily Arnold
Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong thread of...
Item No. 9781368019910
$21.99
Shirley Chisholm is a Verb
Chambers, Veronica

A timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States.

Shirley Chisholm famously said, If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair. This...

Item No. 9780803730892
$18.99
Sisters & Champions
Howard Bryant and Floyd Cooper

This one's a winner. --Chicago Tribune

A 2019 ILA Teacher's Choices Reading List Selection!

An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time! Venus and...

Item No. 9780399169069
$17.99
Skyward: Story of Female Pilots in WWII
Deng, Sally
The year is 1927, and in America, England and Russia, three young girls share the dream of becoming pilots. Against the odds, these ambitious young trailblazers follow their hearts, enrolling in pilot school (some in secret) and eventually flying for their countries in World War II....
Item No. 9781911171881
$24.00
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth
Schmidt, Gary D

From celebrated author Gary D. Schmidt comes a picture book biography of a giant in the struggle for civil rights, perfectly pitched for readers today.

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. So Tall Within traces her...

Item No. 9781626728721
$18.99
Standing on Her Shoulders: A Celebration of Women
Clark-Robinson, Monica
A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.

Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts,...

Item No. 9781338358001
$18.99
Talkin' About Bessie (with Autographed Bookplate)
Nikki Grimes

All purchases include a free autographed Nikki Grimes Bookplate and E.B. Lewis bookplate, as supplies last.

Soar along with Bessie Coleman in this inspirational tale of a woman whose determination reached new heights.

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was always being told what she could & couldn't do. In an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, it was not easy to...
Item No. 9780439352437
$17.99
The Girl Who Named Pluto
McGinty, Alice B
An empowering, inspiring--and accessible!--nonfiction picture book about the eleven-year-old girl who actually named the newly discovered Pluto in 1930.

When Venetia Burney's grandfather reads aloud from the newspaper about a new discovery--a ninth major planet that has yet to be...

Item No. 9781524768317
$17.99
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read
Hubbard, Rita Lorraine

Imagine learning to read at the age of 116! Discover the true story of Mary Walker, the nation's oldest student who did just that, in this picture book from a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator and a rising star author.

In 1848, Mary Walker was born into slavery. At...

Item No. 9781524768287
$17.99
The Women Who Caught the Babies
Greenfield, Eloise
The Women Who Caught the Babies highlights important aspects of the training and work of African-American midwives and the ways in which they have helped, and continue to help, so many families by "catching" their babies at birth. The blend of Eloise Greenfield's poetry and Daniel Minter's...
Item No. 9780997772074
$17.95