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Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight

by Kathleen Krull & Amy June Bates

When Hillary was young, she wanted to be an astronaut, to soar as high as the stars above. She kept reaching up and up as she grew. There were people who told her no. But she didn't listen to them. There were...


Who Was Abigail Adams?

by True Kelley

Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education...


Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers

by Anna M. Lewis

Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and...


My Life With... What's His Name?  A Cautionary Tale

by Rhiannon Henderson

In the world of Internet dating I met Robbie Caine Massoli, the son of one of Australia's richest women. We had a whirlwind love affair, moved in together and got engaged. Over time I forged a close relationship...


Bold Women in Colorado History

by Phyllis J. Perry

Bold Women in Colorado History shares the stories of ten Centennial State women, among them Clara Brown, a former slave who ventured west and remade herself into a respected entrepreneur; Chipeta, a Kiowa Apache...


Who Was the Hair-Care Millionaire? Madam C. J. Walker

by Mary Kay Carson

Lots of people dream of being a millionaire, but Madam C. J. Walker actually became one with her revolutionary hair care system. Learn about Madam C. J. Walker's life and the discovery of her hair care products....


Henrietta King: La Patrona

by Mary Dodson Wade

Meet Henrietta King, the strong woman who ran the most legendary ranch in America. From her beginnings as a preacher's daughter on a houseboat to her role as La Patrona of the legendary King Ranch, Henrietta...


Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent

by Pearl Witherington Cornioley & Kathryn J. Atwood

Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, shares her remarkable story in this firsthand account of her experience as a special agent for the British Special...


Who Was Sally Ride?

by Megan Stine

In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among...


Jane Long: Texas Journey

by Mary Dodson Wade

Jane's father died when she was not yet one, and she lost her mother as a young girl. Orphaned, she went to live with her older sister in Natchez, where she met her husband, physician James Long. Jane followed...


Jane Long: Choosing Texas

by Mary Dodson Wade

Jane Long was a rough-and-tumble lady whose incredible strength and ambition earned her the title of the "Mother of Texas." As an orphan in Natchez, Jane met her husband, physician James Long and went with him...


Henrietta King: Loving the Land

by Mary Dodson Wade

The daughter of a Presbyterian minister in Brownsville, Henrietta lived on a houseboat when it was nearly rammed by steamboat captain Richard King. The experienced frontiersman and prim seventeen-year-old schoolteacher...


Amazing Civil War Nurse Clara Barton

by Mary Dodson Wade

Known as "the Angel of the Battlefield" during the American Civil War, author Mary Dodson Wade explores the life of Clara Barton in this biography for beginning readers. Read about Barton's early jobs as a teacher...


Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

by Mary Dodson Wade

Author Mary Dodson Wade explores Rachel Carson's life in this biography for beginning readers. Learn how Carson wrote about the environment after her experiences working as a marine biologist. Her books still...


Amazing Olympic Athlete Wilma Rudolph

by Mary Dodson Wade

Another title in the AMAZING AMERICANS series, AMAZING OLYMPIC ATHLETE WILMA RUDOLPH explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics. After attending...


In Disguise!: Undercover with Real Women Spies

by Ryan Ann Hunter & Jeanette Little

Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.

Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, In Disguise! details the lives of some of history’s...


100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

by Merna Forster

Augmented by great quotes and photos, this inspiring collection profiles remarkable women - heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more. Profiles...


The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne

by Catherine Reef

After exploring the world of Jane Austen, Catherine Reef now turns her attention to the tragically short but utterly fascinating lives of the Brontë sisters--Charlotte (author of Jane Eyre), Emily (Wuthering...


Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers

by Brandon Marie Miller

Using journal entries, letters home, and song lyrics, the women of the West speak for themselves in these tales of courage, enduring spirit, and adventure. Women such as Amelia Stewart Knight traveling on the...


Oprah Winfrey: A Biography of a Billionaire Talk Show Host

by Robin Westen

Winfrey is smart, funny, compassionate, talented--and one of the richest and most powerful women in the world. Whether she was talking about her childhood experiences of abuse and rebllion, her lifelong struggle...