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Women in History

last modified on 02/14/2014

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Fiction and nonfiction titles celebrate women in history.

Total: 21
Status: Public
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A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride: Based on a True Story

by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Brian Selznick

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Bloomers!

by Rhoda Blumberg, illustrated by Mary Morgan

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.8

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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How bloomers helped spread the word about the rights of women.

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Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure

by Shana Corey, illustrated by Hadley Hooper

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational, Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story of Annette Kellerman, Who Swam Her Way to Fame, Fortune & Swimsuit History!

by Shana Corey, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Mother Jones: Fierce Fighter For Workers' Rights

(Lerner Biographies)

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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My Name Is Georgia: A Portrait by Jeanette Winter

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational, Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Players in Pigtails

by Shana Corey, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.1

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Race Across Alaska

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.3

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational, Autobiography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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A female Iditarod champion recounts her day-by-day experience of the grueling 1200-mile sled dog race.

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Rosie the Riveter

(Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series)

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 6

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.0

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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The Ballot Box Battle

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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The Day the Women Got the Vote: A Photo History of the Women's Rights Movement

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 6

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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The Invisible Thread

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Insightful, sensitive autobiography about the Japanese-American internment during World War II.

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The Keeping Quilt

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Four generations have passed down family history through a quilt in this heartwarming, well-illustrated story.

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The Maid of the North

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.1

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Folk Tale, Legends and Myths, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

Resources: Yes

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Feminist folk tales from around the world.

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We Shall Not Be Moved: The Women's Factory Strike of 1909

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman

by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by David Diaz

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer

by Shana Corey, illustrated by Chesley McLaren

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 1.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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