Women's History Month - March

Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. We have a wide variety of books on display through out our store commemorating the women leaders, artists, scientists, thinkers, and storytellers who have impacted all of our lives.  Here is a selection of our featured titles.

The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid Cover Image
By Jeanette Winter, Jeanette Winter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481446693
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Published: Beach Lane Books - August 22nd, 2017

A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2017
Parents’ Choice Recommended

Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect’s life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter.

Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, and dreamed of designing her own cities.


What Is the Women's Rights Movement? (What Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786298
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 16th, 2018

The story of Girl Power! Learn about the remarkable women who changed US history.


Suffragette: The Battle for Equality Cover Image
By David Roberts, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781536208412
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Walker Books US - October 8th, 2019

A New York Times best-selling illustrator turns his talents to a lavish history of the women’s suffrage movement in the U.K. and the U.S. just in time for the hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment.


She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516996
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Published: Philomel Books - March 6th, 2018

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted. Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world.


She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741723
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Published: Philomel Books - May 30th, 2017

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.
 


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)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062699459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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


Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250155320
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 19th, 2019

On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap.

It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learn as well.


Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399578861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 27th, 2016

Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.
 


Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780872866836
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Published: City Lights Books - April 7th, 2015

The New York Times Bestseller

"This is The Most Inspiring Children's Book We've Ever Seen."--Refinery29.com


Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781947440005
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 6th, 2018

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748539
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Published: HarperCollins - November 28th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG—whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name—is now available in a vibrant, full-color young readers’ edition.


Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Cover Image
By Saira Mir, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418882
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - October 29th, 2019

Little Leaders meets Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in this gorgeous nonfiction picture book that introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women who rose up and made their voices heard.

Long ago, Muslim women rode into battle to defend their dreams. They opened doors to the world’s oldest library.


Mae Among the Stars Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
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Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018

A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.


Margaret and the Moon Cover Image
By Dean Robbins, Lucy Knisley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399551857
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2017

A true story from one of the Women of NASA!

Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world.


Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century Cover Image
By Sue Macy, Danica Patrick (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781426326974
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - February 7th, 2017

Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change.


Mae Jemison (You Should Meet) Cover Image
By Laurie Calkhoven, Monique Dong (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781481476492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Spotlight - September 6th, 2016

Blast off into space and get to know Mae Jemison—the first African-American woman to ever go to space—with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet.”

Meet Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut!


Hooray for Women! Cover Image
By Marcia Williams, Marcia Williams (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536201116
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

Discover and cheer the accomplishments of more than seventy amazing women from all over the world and throughout history.


Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
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Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! 


Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781582703022
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Published: Aladdin/Beyond Words - October 30th, 2012

“Young women looking for inspiration will surely find it” (Booklist) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty.

This fun and inspiring collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent female role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger.


Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544973640
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Published: Clarion Books - June 4th, 2019

A 2020 Sydney Taylor Honor Book
The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with b/w archival photographs.


Dramatically narrated case histories from Justice Ginsburg's stellar career are interwoven w


A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316435178
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!


The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771140
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

“[Doesn’t shy] away from the hard truths of Sotomayor’s childhood . . .[and] discusses real-world issues like racism, privilege, and affirmative action.” —The Washington Post

 


The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501178412
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.

She couldn’t have been more than seven or eight years old. “Go ahead, ask your question,” her father urged, nudging her forward.


The Book of Heroines: Tales of History's Gutsiest Gals Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781426325571
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - November 8th, 2016

Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats&


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