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Strong Women

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
Sidman, Joyce

In this beautiful nonfiction biography, a Robert F. Sibert Medal winner, the Newbery Honor-winning author Joyce Sidman introduces readers to one of the first female entomologists and a woman who flouted convention in the pursuit of knowledge and her passion for insects.

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Item No. 9780544717138
$18.99
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 age 15, she...

Item No. 9781524768287
$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 press." --BCCB...

Item No. 9781481462891
$18.99
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
The World is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid
Winter, Jeanette
A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2017
Parents' Choice Recommended

Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect's life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter.

Zaha...

Item No. 9781481446693
$18.99
This is Your Time
Bridges, Ruby
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - CBC KIDS' BOOK CHOICE AWARD WINNER

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter. Her...

Item No. 9780593378526
$15.99
Turning Pages: My Life Story
Sotomayor, Sonia
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells her own story for young readers for the very first time!

As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was...

Item No. 9780525514084
$17.99
Voice of Freedom PB
Weatherford, Carole Boston
A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A 2016 John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award Winner

Stirring poems and stunning collage illustrations combine to celebrate the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights....
Item No. 9781536203257
$10.99
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer
Weatherford, Carole Boston
A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A 2016 John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award Winner

Stirring poems and stunning collage illustrations combine to celebrate the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights....
Item No. 9780763665319
$17.99
Wangari Maathai: Woman Who Planted
Prévot, Franck
"Trees are living symbols of peace and hope." -Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace laureate

Wangari Maathai changed the way the world thinks about nature, ecology, freedom, and democracy, inspiring radical efforts that continue to this day.This simply told story begins with Green Belt...
Item No. 9781580896269
$17.95
Wangari's Trees of Peace
Winter, Jeanette

As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something--and starts by planting nine seedlings in...

Item No. 9780152065454
$17.00
Wangari's Trees of Peace (Softcover)
Winter, Jeanette
A paperback picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.

As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she...

Item No. 9781328869210
$7.99
We Wait for the Sun
McCabe, Katie

A beautiful and uplifting non-fiction picture book from Katie McCabe and trailblazing civil rights lawyer and activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree, We Wait for the Sun.

In the hour before dawn, Dovey Mae and Grandma Rachel step into the cool, damp night on a secret mission:...

Item No. 9781250229021
$18.99
What Do You Do With a Voice Like That?
Barton, Chris
"When Barbara Jordan talked, we listened." --Former President of the United States, Bill Clinton

Congresswoman Barbara Jordan had a big, bold, confident voice--and she knew how to use it! Learn all about her amazing career in this illuminating and inspiring picture book biography of...

Item No. 9781481465618
$18.99
What Would She Do? 25 True Stories
Woodward, Kay
Covering 25 diverse women from early world leaders to modern day heroes, What Would She Do? is an inspiring and empowering illustrated guide for today's budding young feminists.

From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, What Would She Do...
Item No. 9781338216400
$16.99
When Marian Sang
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
A harmonious introduction to one of our country's most important singers and role models--as envisioned by Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan and Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick.

Marian Anderson is best known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, which drew an integrated...
Item No. 9780439269674
$18.99
Wilma Unlimited HB
Krull, Kathleen

One of the most energetic kids in the town of Clarksville, Tenessee, Wilma loves to run and laugh and play with her nineteen older brothers and sisters. But before she's five years old, she gets very sick, and the doctor's news is not good: polio has paralyzed her left leg. Everyone says that...

Item No. 9780152012670
$16.00
Women in Science
Ignotofsky, Rachel
It's a scientific fact: Women rock!

A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to...

Item No. 9781607749769
$16.99
Women in Science Puzzle
Rachel Ignotofsky

This colorfully illustrated 500-piece puzzle features 15 trailblazing women of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and is a perfect gift for budding feminists and science lovers. A unique 18 x 24-inch-inch poster is included for referencing the design while working on the puzzle...

Item No. 9780525573029
$16.99
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win
Ignotofsky, Rachel

Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.

Women for the win!

A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty...

Item No. 9781607749783
$16.99