Celebrate Women's History month with these books about inspiring women. Perfect for 8- to 10-year-old girls and boys!
If You Lived When Women Won Their Rights
by Anne Kamma
In the familiar question-and-answer format, this installment in the acclaimed If You Lived… history series tells the exciting story of how women worked to get equal rights with men, culminating in the 19th amendment to the Constitution.
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
by Catherine Thimmesh Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie).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
Bull's-Eye: A Photobiography of Annie Oakley
by Sue Macy
This fact-filled biography recounts the extraordinary life of Annie Oakley, from her difficult childhood through her years of fame as a markswoman and performer. Many photographs show Annie, her family, and the Wild West shows she performed in.Read More