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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Buffalo Bird Girl : a Hidatsa story —Nelson, S. D., author.

Traces the childhood, friendships and dangers experienced by Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian born in 1839, whose community along the Missouri River in the Dakotas transitioned from hunting to agriculture.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Michelle Obama : first lady and superhero —Howden, Sarah.

Introduces the life and accomplishments of the first African American first lady.

Who is Greta Thunberg? —Leonard, Jill, author.

When she was just fifteen years old, Greta Thunberg knew she wanted to change the world. With a hand-painted sign that read "School strike for the climate" in Swedish, Greta sat alone on the steps of the Swedish parliame...

The book of queens : legendary leaders, fierce females, and wonder women who ruled the world —Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author.

"They're queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports stars, artists, and ...

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Of numbers and stars : the story of Hypatia —Love, D. Anne.

An illustrated biography of Hypatia, a well-educated female mathematician, philosopher and teacher who lived in the fourth century CE in Alexandria, Egypt.

Jane Goodall —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents the life and accomplishments of the zoologist who studied and cared for chimpanzees.

Coco Chanel —Sánchez Vergara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents designer Coco Chanel's early life in an orphanage, where her sewing genius leads her to become a cabaret performer, hat maker, and international fashion icon.

Katherine Johnson —Wilkins, Ebony, author.

Examines the life of mathematician Katherine Johnson, from her early education and career before working for NASA to her integral role in the space program.

Althea Gibson : the story of tennis' fleet-of-foot girl —Reid, Megan, author.

Althea Gibson was the quickest, tallest, most fearless athlete in 1940s Harlem. She couldn't sit still! When she put her mind to it, the fleet-of-foot girl reigned supreme at every sport--stickball with the boys, basketb...

Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. —Johnson, Katherine G., author.

"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11."-- Provided by publisher.

Nellie Bly —Knudsen, Michelle, author.

Introduces young readers to the life of the pioneering investigative reporter, her record-breaking trip around the world, and her undercover work on behalf of the mentally ill.

Sacagawea —St. George, Judith, 1931-

Tells the story of the Shoshoni Indian girl who served as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest in 1805-1806.

Little heroes of color : 50 who made a big difference —Heredia, David, (Animator), author.

"This book introduces preschoolers to 50 men and women of color who have changed the world." -- Provided by publisher.

5-minute stories for fearless girls —Howden, Sarah, author.

Presents the stories of twelve women who followed their dreams and achieved success, including ballerina Misty Copeland, author J.K. Rowling, scientist Jane Goodall, and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman —Krull, Kathleen.

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

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