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Strong Women

Not One Damsel in Distress: Heroic Girls from World Folklore
Yolen, Jane
From celebrated author Jane Yolen comes this inspiring collection of folktales from around the world, all featuring strong female heroes.

These fifteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, bold, brave women--and not one damsel in distress! There is Bradamante, the...

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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...

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Planting Stories
Denise, Anika Aldamuy


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


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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...

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Rad American Women A-Z
Schatz, Kate

The New York Times Bestseller!

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

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...

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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...

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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.


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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...
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She Loved Baseball
Vernick, Audrey

A wonderful picture book biography. Little girls will be inspired.* This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for...

Item No. 9780061349201
She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
Fulton, Lynn
A 2018 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Books

On the bicentennial of Frankenstein, join Mary Shelley on the night she created the most frightening monster the world has ever seen.

On a stormy night two hundred years ago, a young woman...

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She Persisted: Claudette Colvin
Clinton, Chelsea
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome,...

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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 dynamic...

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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
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....
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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...

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Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea-Autographed
Burleigh, Robert

Autographed by Raúl Colón

"A finely told, beautifully illustrated biography that saves a world class scientist from obscurity." --School Library Journal, starred review

"An ideal introduction to a lesser-known scientist and an important understanding about how the Earth works."--...

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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
Stone Mirrors (Softcover)
Atkins, Jeannine
From critically acclaimed author Jeannine Atkins comes a "memorable, poetic tale" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about a half-Native American, half-African American sculptor working in the years following the Civil War.

A sculptor of historical figures starts with givens but...

Item No. 9781481459068
Stone Mirrors: The Sculptures and Silence of Edmonia Lewis
Atkins, Jeannine
From critically acclaimed author Jeannine Atkins comes a "memorable, poetic tale" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about a half-Native American, half-African American sculptor working in the years following the Civil War.

A sculptor of historical figures starts with givens but...

Item No. 9781481459051
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...
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Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee-RM

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Discover an inspiring picture book biography about Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military.

Hazel Ying Lee was born fearless—she was not afraid of...

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