Celebrate Women's History Month with these compelling historical figures.
I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
by Linda Arms White Illustrated by Nancy Sippel 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.Read More
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. When a bus accident left her in agony, her paintings expressed her pain and depression — and her joys and loves.Read More
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.
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.Read More