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#Not Your Princess: Voices of Native American Women
Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #NotYourPrincess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art...
Item No. 9781554519576
$12.95
Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box
McPhail, David

All her life, Beatrix Potter loved to paint. From a young age, she painted the bunnies, mice, and other pets who populated her family home. These characters later populated her stories, which are beloved the whole world over. With beautiful scenes rich in detail, David McPhail transports us to...

Item No. 9780805091700
$17.99
Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer
McCully, Emily Arnold
This illuminating biography reveals how the daughter of Lord Byron, Britain's most infamous Romantic poet, became the world's first computer programmer.

Even by 1800s standards, Ada Byron Lovelace had an unusual upbringing. Her strict mother worked hard at cultivating her own role as the...

Item No. 9780763693565
$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
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
Josephine
Powell, Patricia Hruby
Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's Choice Award
Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Children's Books of the Year List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014...
Item No. 9781452103143
$17.99
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
$17.99
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
$14.99
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
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
$10.99
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
$17.99
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 Hadid grew up...

Item No. 9781481446693
$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