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Celebrate Women's History Month with these compelling historical figures.
 
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Clara and Davie: The true story of a young Clara Barton founder of the American Red Cross
by Patricia Polacco
From bestselling author Patricia Polacco's family tree -- the true story of young Clara Barton.
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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

Nikki Grimes offers a glimpse into the inspiring lives of Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman, with breathtaking illustrations by Michele Wood!

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Frida
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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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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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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Meet the Women of American Soccer
by Wayne Coffey

History was made in 1996 when the first Olympic gold-medal women's soccer game was played in Athens, Georgia. Today, over seven million women and girls play soccer in the United States.

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The Ballot Box Battle
by Emily Arnold McCully Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

In Tenafly, New Jersey, in 1880, a young girl named Cordelia isn't interested in hearing her neighbor's stories about the fight for women's suffrage. But on election day, Cordelia prompts Mrs. Stanton to tell the heart wrenching story of her own childhood, and how it steeled her for the battles of her adult life.

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Amelia Earhart: Adventure in the Sky
by Joanne Mattern , Francene Sabin Illustrated by Karen Milone

Amelia Earhart, known as the world's greatest female flier, lived a life full of adventure. At a time when girls weren't allowed to do what boys did, Amelia's parents encouraged Amelia to be physical and take risks.

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