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Canadian Heroines 2-Book Bundle: 100 Canadian Heroines / 100 More Canadian Heroines

by Merna Forster Dundurn (November 12, 2014)

This special bundle collects the two 100 Canadian Heroines volumes, in which Merna Forster presents 200 stories of amazing women who changed our country.


The Heroines: A Novel

by Eileen Favorite Scribner (December 11, 2007)

Although a true lover of books, Anne-Marie Entwhistle prefers not to read to her spirited daughter, Penny, especially from the likes of Madame Bovary, Gone With the Wind, or The Scarlet Letter. These novels,...


In Disguise!: Undercover with Real Women Spies

by Ryan Ann Hunter & Jeanette Little Aladdin/Beyond Words (February 12, 2013)

Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.

Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, In Disguise! details the lives of some of history's...


Borrowed Names

by Jeannine Atkins Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 15, 2010)

As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series.

Sara Breedlove,...


Girls Who Rocked the World

by Michelle Roehm McCann, Amelie Welden & David Hahn Aladdin/Beyond Words (October 30, 2012)

"Young women looking for inspiration will surely find it" (Booklist) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty.

This fun and inspiring collection of influential...


Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different

by Ben Brooks & Quinton Wintor Running Press Kids (May 06, 2019)

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls? Not in this book.

The follow-up to Ben Brooks's New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, this book offers more extraordinary true stories...


Malala

by Malala Yousafzai & Sarah J. Robbins Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 05, 2018)

A chapter book edition of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling story of courageously standing up for girls' education.

Malala's memoir of a remarkable teenage girl who risked her life for...


Proud (Young Readers Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 23, 2018)

The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People"...


Code Girls

by Liza Mundy Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 01, 2018)

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II.

More than...


Someone Like Me

by Julissa Arce Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 17, 2018)

A remarkable true story from social justice advocate and national bestselling author Julissa Arce about her journey to belong in America while growing up undocumented in Texas.

Born in the picturesque town of...


World Cup

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 02, 2018)

Dive into the thrilling history of soccer's most famous tournament in this comprehensive guide to the World Cup!

Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience--and no other competition electrifies...


Serena Williams

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 02, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won...


Who Did It First? 50 Politicians, Activists, and Entrepreneurs Who Revolutionized the World

by Jay Leslie, Nneka Myers & Alex Hart Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (February 10, 2020)

A "2020 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People" Selection

A vibrantly illustrated and compelling collection of profiles about women and men who revolutionized politics, policy, commerce and...


Dare the Wind

by Tracey Fern & Emily Arnold McCully Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 17, 2014)

Ellen Prentiss's papa said she was born with saltwater in her veins, so he gave her sailing lessons and taught her how to navigate. As soon as she met a man who loved sailing like she did, she married him. When...


Alice Across America

by Sarah Glenn Marsh & Gilbert Ford Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (February 03, 2020)

Writer Sarah Glenn Marsh and illustrator Gilbert Ford's Alice Across America is a nonfiction picture book account of maverick Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909.

When Alice Ramsey...


Florence Nightingale

by Demi Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (February 03, 2014)

Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine and nursing by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt to make army hospitals...


Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box

by David McPhail Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 05, 2015)

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...


Pocket Bios: Marie Curie

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of influential physicist and chemist Marie Curie.

Marie Curie, the first woman ever to win a Nobel Prize and only person to win it in two different...


Who Did It First? 50 Scientists, Artists, and Mathematicians Who Revolutionized the World

by Julie Leung, Caitlin Kuhwald & Alex Hart Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 14, 2019)

A boldly illustrated and fascinating collection of profiles featuring the women and men who were pioneers of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

You likely know that Mae Jemison was the...


Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?

by Tanya Lee Stone & Marjorie Priceman Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (February 18, 2013)

In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly...


Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

by Helaine Becker & Dow Phumiruk Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (June 18, 2018)

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon...


Imagine You Were There... Winning the Vote for Women

by Caryn Jenner Kingfisher (August 21, 2019)

The Imagine You Were There... series celebrates events that changed the world and the people who made them happen. 2019 sees the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment giving women the vote in...


Pocket Bios: Marie Antoinette

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (March 18, 2019)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of the last queen of France, Marie Antoinette.

Marie Antoinette was born Archduchess of Austria and married Louis-Auguste, future King Louis XVI, when...


Pocket Bios: Pocahontas

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (March 18, 2019)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of Native American teenager Pocahontas.

Pocahontas was a Native American teenager famous for her connection to the colonial settlement in Jamestown,...


Marvelous Mattie

by Emily Arnold McCully Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 07, 2013)

With her sketchbook labeled My Inventions and her father's toolbox, Mattie could make almost anything - toys, sleds, and a foot warmer. When she was just twelve years old, Mattie designed a metal guard to prevent...


Epic Athletes: Simone Biles

by Dan Wetzel & Marcelo Baez Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 16, 2020)

In Epic Athletes: Simone Biles, celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel scores a perfect ten with this uplifting young reader's biography of gold medal gymnast Simone Biles!

Featuring comic-style illustrations...


Maya Lin

by Jeanne Walker Harvey & Dow Phumiruk Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 01, 2017)

The bold story of Maya Lin, the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

You may be familiar with the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But do you know about the artist-architect...


So Tall Within

by Gary D. Schmidt & Daniel Minter Roaring Brook Press (September 24, 2018)

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...


Pocket Bios: Cleopatra

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of legendary Egyptian queen Cleopatra.

Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, was a powerful and passionate leader worshipped by her people...


Pocket Bios: Frida Kahlo

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (October 15, 2018)

Frida Kahlo remains one of the most celebrated painters of her time for her exploration of themes of feminism, gender, class, and race in her artwork and frequent self-portraits. From her childhood struggle...


Pocket Bios: Coco Chanel

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of renowned fashion designer Coco Chanel.

Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer and businesswoman, is famous for founding the famous...


Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge

by Rachel Dougherty Roaring Brook Press (February 18, 2019)

On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap.

It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's...


Mary Cassatt

by Barbara Herkert & Gabi Swiatkowska Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 26, 2015)

Mary Cassatt was a headstrong, determined girl. She wanted to be an artist in 1860, a time when proper girls certainly weren't artists. It wasn't polite. But Mary herself wasn't polite. She pursued art with...


Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?

by Tanya Lee Stone & Marjorie Priceman Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (February 19, 2018)

A picture book biography of Ada Lovelace, the woman recognized today as history's first computer programmer--she imagined them 100 years before they existed!

In the early nineteenth century lived Ada Byron: a...


Pocket Bios: Rosa Parks

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.

Rosa Parks, often referred to as both "the first lady of civil rights" and the mother of the freedom movement,...


Wild Horse Annie

by Tracey Fern & Steven Salerno Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (February 18, 2019)

"Wild Horse Annie" was the nickname of Velma Bronn Johnston (1912-77), who loved mustangs all her life. When she saw mustangs being rounded up and killed to make room for ranchers' livestock, she knew she had...


From a Small Seed - The Story of Eliza Hamilton

by Camille Andros & Tessa Blackham Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 21, 2019)

A lyrical picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.

Ever since she was a young...


Women's Art Work

by Sophia Bennett & Manjit Thapp Abrams Books for Young Readers (April 20, 2020)

Discover the work of female artists who have made their mark on the art world.

 

Women’s Art Work introduces readers to the lives and work of the world’s most renowned artists. With a foreword from Tate’s...


(M)other

by Sanita Fejzić & Alisa Arsenault Bouton d'or Acadie (February 24, 2020)

Two mothers, a son, a world full of love. No, my son doesn't have a father! From the delivery room to the classroom, a woman whose motherhood is questi oned explains: her son doesn't have a father, but he's...


Make Trouble Young Readers Edition

by Lauren Peterson, Cecile Richards & Ruby Shamir Margaret K. McElderry Books (October 15, 2019)

From former Planned Parenthood president and activist Cecile Richards comes the young readers edition of her New York Times bestselling memoir, which Hillary Rodham Clinton called an “inspiration for aspiring...


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo Rebel Girls (January 21, 2020)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories...


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo Rebel Girls (January 21, 2020)

 "This amazing book shows girls they can be anything they want." - Melinda Gates  

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

This sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,...


Ada Lovelace (The First Names Series)

by Ben Jeapes & Nick Ward Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 30, 2020)

Meet the woman who made coding cool--and possible!

 

Before she was a famous mathematician and the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of well-known poet Lord Byron. Byron died...


Harriet Tubman

by Ann Petry, Robin Miles & Jason Reynolds HarperCollins (September 04, 2018)

This quintessential middle grade biography of Harriet Tubman now features a foreword written and read by National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds and additional new material.

Harriet Tubman: Conductor on...


Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

by Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik & Andi Arndt HarperCollins (November 28, 2017)

The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG--whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name--is now available in a vibrant, full-color young readers' edition.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth...


Hillary Rodham Clinton: Do All the Good You Can

by Cynthia Levinson & Tavia Gilbert Balzer + Bray (January 05, 2016)

An inspiring and meticulously researched middle grade biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton--First Lady, senator, secretary of state, and Democratic candidate for president in 2016.

Hillary Rodham Clinton is a...


The Courage to Compete

by Abbey Curran & Elizabeth Kaye HarperCollins (September 08, 2015)

A remarkable memoir by Miss Iowa USA Abbey Curran about living with cerebral palsy, competing in Miss USA, and her inspiring work with young women who have disabilities.

Abbey Curran was born with cerebral palsy,...


Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

by Margot Lee Shetterly & Bahni Turpin HarperCollins (November 29, 2016)

The uplifting, amazing true story--a New York Times bestseller

This edition of Margot Lee Shetterly's acclaimed book is perfect for young readers. It is the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians...


(M)other

by Sanita Fejzić & Alisa Arsenault Bouton d'or Acadie (February 24, 2020)

Two mothers, a son, a world full of love. No, my son doesn't have a father! From the delivery room to the classroom, a woman whose motherhood is questi oned explains: her son doesn't have a father, but he's...


Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Kathleen Van Cleve & Robin Eller Simon & Schuster Audio (January 08, 2019)

“A brilliant work of US history.” --School Library Journal (starred review)

“Gripping.” --BCCB (starred review)

“Accessible…Necessary.” --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A School Library Journal...