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Inspirational Women

Celebrate Women's History Month with these compelling historical figures.
 
Cover image for I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
by Linda Arms White Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Full of humor and spunk - just like Esther! """"I could do that," "says six-year-old Esther as she watches her mother making tea. Start her own business at the age of nineteen? Why, she could do that, too. But one thing Esther and other women could NOT do was vote. Only men could do that.
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Frida: (Spanish language edition)
by Jonah Winter Illustrated by Ana Juan

When Frida Kahlo's mother was worn out from caring for her five sisters, her father gave her lessons in brushwork and color. When polio kept her bedridden for nine months, drawing saved her from boredom.

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Different like Coco
by Elizabeth Matthews Illustrated by Elizabeth Matthews

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was always different. And she vowed to prove that being different was an advantage! Poor, skinny, and orphaned, Coco stubbornly believed that she was as good as the wealthier girls of Paris.

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A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman
by David A. Adler Illustrated by Samuel Byrd

This lavishly illustrated book describes the life and accomplishments of the woman who led slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. A brief chronology is included.

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A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart
by David A. Adler Illustrated by Jeff Fisher

Discover how Amelia Earhart initiated change, from the beginning of her adventurous life to the time she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

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A Picture Book of Sacagawea
by David A. Adler Illustrated by Dan Brown

This illustrated biography describes the life of Sacagawea. From the time she was captured by an enemy tribe to her explorations with Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea proved that courage, strength, and quick thinking were her trademarks.

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