Collective Biography

Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316475174
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller!
From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.

Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists Cover Image
By Martha Freeman, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534421530
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 18th, 2020

“An inspiring look at women who realized curiosity plus tenacity equals success.” —Kirkus Reviews
“[A] captivating compendium.” —Publishers Weekly

Discover the histories of twenty incredible female scientists in this inspiring biography collection from beloved author Martha Freeman and Google Doodler Katy Wu.

Women Artists A to Z Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593108727
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Published: Dial Books - February 11th, 2020

An empowering and educational alphabet picture book about women artists, perfect for fans of Rad American Women A-Z.

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781786031587
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 1st, 2018

“ be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” –The New York Times

“...diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly illustrated…beautifully crafted volume…” –Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review


Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Susan Hood, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Emily Winfield Martin (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), Oge Mora (Illustrator), Julie Morstad (Illustrator), Lisa Brown (Illustrator), Selina Alko (Illustrator), Hadley Hooper (Illustrator), Isabel Roxas (Illustrator), Erin Robinson (Illustrator), Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062699459
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Published: HarperCollins - January 23rd, 2018

“Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own.” —Shelf Awareness (starred review)

“This book has definitely made an impact on my life.” —Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt

Bravo! (Bilingual board book - Spanish edition): Poems About Amazing Hispanics / Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250230812
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 10th, 2020

Adapted from the Texas Bluebonnet Award–winning Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics.

This board book of poems and portraits from writer Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López celebrates the lives and accomplishments of amazing Hispanics.

Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels Cover Image
By Linda Skeers, Livi Gosling (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781492653271
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - September 5th, 2017

The perfect introduction for learning about women throughout history who dared to do the extraordinary Inspire our new generation of women to explore, discover, persist, succeed, and fight like a girl A great gift for girls 9-12

Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier Cover Image
By Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250760036
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

In the graphic novel Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier, Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Maris Wicks capture the great humor and incredible drive of Mary Cleave, Valentina Tereshkova, and the first women in space.

Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out (The Dare to Be Different Series) Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780762468553
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Running Press Kids - May 7th, 2019

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls? Not in this book.
The follow-up to Ben Brooks's New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, this book offers more extraordinary true stories of amazing people who broke the mold and changed the world for the better. The resulting message? Be yourself, and your dreams might come true.