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Women in History

last modified on 02/05/2015

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Fiction and nonfiction titles celebrate women in history.

Total: 37
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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Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts

by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Michele Wood

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 5

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Clara and Davie: The true story of a young Clara Barton founder of the American Red Cross

Interest Level: Grades PreK - K

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.3

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Freedom Heroines

(Profiles)

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography, Series

Resources: Yes

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Frida

by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Ana Juan

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Harriet Tubman

(My First Biography)

by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Tammie Lyon

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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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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I Am Helen Keller

(I Am)

by Grace Norwich, illustrated by Mark Elliot

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 9.3

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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If You Lived When Women Won Their Rights

(If You...)

by Anne Kamma, illustrated by Pamela Johnson

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.3

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Reference, Series

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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Odetta: The Queen of Folk

by Stephen Alcorn, illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Biography, Biography and Autobiography

Resources: Yes

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Peaceful Heroes

by Jonah Winter and Sean Addy, illustrated by Sean Addy

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 9.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography, Short Stories

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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