Women’s History Month: Children’s Books

  • Harrison, Vashti
    Little dreamers : visionary women around the world
    Featuring the true stories of women creators and thinkers from around the world, throughout history, this book shows that sometimes seeing things a little differently can lead to big changes. Some names are well known, some are not, but all the women had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in. Whether they were breaking ground for innovative structures or breaking rules and creating new ones, the women profiled here not only made a place for themselves in the world but made the world a better place to live.

  • Menéndez, Juliet
    Latinitas : celebrating big dreamers in history!
    Summary:"A celebration of Latinas and Latin American women who followed their dreams, with portraits and short bios."

  • Cavallo, Francesca
    Good night stories for rebel girls. 2
    Summary:While still inspiring rebel girls of the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder, this sequel is bigger than each of us, bigger than our individual hopes, and certainly bigger than our fears.

  • Cline-Ransome, Lesa
    Not playing by the rules : 21 female athletes who changed sports
    Summary:Profiles noteworthy women athletes from field hockey pioneer Constance Applebee to Little League pitcher Mo’ne Davis, including Althea Gibson, Mia Hamm, and Syrian refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini.

  • Hudson, Cheryl Willis
    Brave. Black. First. : 50+ African American women who changed the world
    Summary:Profiles notable African American women in various fields from Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, and Ida B. Wells to Condoleeza Rice, Beyoncé, and the founders of Black Lives Matter.

  • Freeman, Martha
    Born curious : 20 girls who grew up to be awesome scientists
    Summary:"A collection of biographies of twenty groundbreaking women scientists who were curious kids and grew up to make incredible discoveries."