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A Pocket of Time

by Rita Wilson & Emma FitzGerald

Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979) grew up to become a famous poet, but before that she was a little girl who lived with her Gammie and Pa in Great Village, Nova Scotia. It was there that Bishop learned to walk,...


Work It, Girl: Oprah Winfrey

by Caroline Moss & Sinem Erkas

In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Oprah became a billionaire CEO and media mogul in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work you...


Brilliant Ideas From Wonderful Women

by Aitziber Lopez & Luciano Lozano

Discover the stories behind 15 of the twentieth century's key inventions in this fun and informative treasury of trailblazing women, who each made a unique contribution to the history of science and technology....


Work It, Girl: Michelle Obama

by Caroline Moss & Sinem Erkas

In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Michelle became an inspirational leader, FLOTUS, lawyer, author, and role model in this true story of her life. Then, learn...


Work It, Girl: Mae Jemison

by Caroline Moss & Sinem Erkas

In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Mae Jemison became the first African American woman in space in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from...


That Girl on TV could be Me!

by Leticia Ordaz & Juan Calle

Enjoy the first children's picture book about becoming a TV news anchor. Amazingly illustrated, this inspiring Latina autobiography features a bilingual Spanish translation.

Growing up near Sacramento, CA,...


Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali: The Accidental Doctor

by Eva Nava Wong, June Ching Yee Ho & Debasmita Dasgupta

Meet Siti Hasmah, a little girl, who wants to be a journalist, in a period when not every girl was sent to school. Watch what happens to her, her family, and country when World War II strikes. Walk in her footsteps...


Standing on Her Shoulders

by Monica Clark-Robinson & Laura Freeman

A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.

Standing on Her Shoulders a celebration of...


To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts (Scholastic Focus)

by Rebecca Siegel

In the 1960s, locked in a heated race to launch the first human into space, the United States selected seven superstar test pilots and former military air fighters to NASA's astronaut class -- the Mercury 7....


Scholastic Reader Level 3: When I Grow Up: Sonia Sotomayor

by Annmarie Anderson & Gerald Kelley

Meet the first Hispanic woman justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court! These brand-new easy readers are the perfect introductory biography series for young children. Each book will feature a recognizable...


Women Who Changed the World: 50 Amazing Americans

by Laurie Calkhoven & Patricia Castelao

From the author of "I Grew Up to be President" comes an exciting new book that explores fifty influential and inspirational American women who changed the world. Women have always played an important role in...


Ada Lovelace (The First Names Series)

by Ben Jeapes & Nick Ward

Now in paperback, meet the woman who made coding cool?and possible

 

Before she was a famous mathematician and the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the famous Lord Byron. Byron died...


(M)other

by Sanita Fejzić & Alisa Arsenault

Two mothers, a son, a world full of love. No, my son doesn’t have a father! From the delivery room to the classroom, a woman whose motherhood is questi oned explains: her son doesn’t have a father, but he’s...


A Woman in the House (and Senate) (Revised and Updated)

by Ilene Cooper & Elizabeth Baddeley

An inspiring history of all the women who have taken a seat in Congress!

 

For the first 128 years of Americaâ??s history, only men served in the Senate and House of Representatives. All that changed in...


Changing the Equation

by Tonya Bolden

A celebratory and inspiring look at some of the most important Black women in STEM

 

Award-winning author Tonya Bolden explores Black women who have changed the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...


Anna Strong

by Sarah Glenn Marsh & Sarah Green

The thrilling true story of the female spy who helped save the American Revolution

 

Anna Smith Strong (1740?1812) was a fearless woman who acted as a spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War....


Malala Yousafzai (The First Names Series)

by Lisa Williamson & Mike Smith

Meet the young activist who stood up for her rights?and changed millions of lives

 

Before Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, she was just a girl fighting for her education in Pakistan....


Amelia Earhart (The First Names Series)

by Andrew Prentice & Mike Smith

See how Amelia Earhart went from a little Kansas tomboy to a high-flying feminist icon

 

Before Amelia Earhart (1897?1939) became a world-famous pilot, she was a little tomboy from Kansas with a taste for adventure....


Susan B. Anthony

by Teri Kanefield

In the fourth installment in the Making of America series, Susan B. Anthony, Teri Kanefield examines the life of America?s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man...


Standing Up Against Hate

by Mary Cronk Farrell

Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women?s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many...