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Books That Celebrate Women's History Month

Check out our curated list from Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey, beginning with books for your toddler all the way up to young adults.
on March 23, 2017

In the fifth installment of our Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey revealed her recommendations for the best Women's History Month-related titles honoring significant women throughout history as well as smart, strong, and brave female characters from your child's favorite stories. From books for beginning readers to YA titles (that parents may want to read themselves), take a look at the list below.

You can also watch the Live Chat here:

Deimosa's Favorite Picks From Childhood: 

The Baby-Sitter's Club #01: Kristy's Great Idea by Ann M. Martin

Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1-4 Box Set: Full-Color Edition by Ann M. Martin

Infant to Pre-K:

Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson

I Like Myself! Lap Board Book 
by Karen Beaumont

Starry Safari by Linda Ashman

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: 

Here Come the Girl Scouts by Shana Corey

Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle

The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

3rd - 5th Grade: 

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams

George by Alex Gino

El Deafo by Cece Bell

6th - 8th Grade: 

Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz

Night Witches: A Novel of World War Two by Kathryn Lasky 



Overturned by Lamar Giles 

Without Annette by Jane B. Mason

Killer Enemies by Joseph Bruchac



The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, & True Tales by Virginia Hamilton

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

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