348 Results
348 Results
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2017
17 available of 24 items

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.
Book
2012
7 available of 12 items

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.
Book
2017
7 available of 10 items

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.

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
2 available of 3 items

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.

Kamala Harris : rooted in justice —Grimes, Nikki, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

"The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"-- Provided by publisher.

The book of queens : legendary leaders, fierce females, and wonder women who ruled the world —Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 5 items

"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 ...

Jane Goodall —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
1 available of 8 items

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

Who is Greta Thunberg? —Leonard, Jill, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 9 items

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...

A lady has the floor : Belva Lockwood speaks out for women's rights —Hannigan, Kate, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 2 items

Recounts the life and accomplishments of Belva Lockwood, the first woman to practice law before the Supreme Court and to officially run for the presidency of the United States in 1884 and 1888.

Laura's album : a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Book
1998
8 available of 9 items

Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Coco Chanel —Sánchez Vergara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2016
0 available of 6 items

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.

Michelle Obama : first lady and superhero —Howden, Sarah.
Book
2019
16 available of 19 items

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

5-minute stories for fearless girls —Howden, Sarah, author.
Book
2018
15 available of 20 items

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.

Little dreamers : visionary women around the world —Harrison, Vashti, author, illustrator.
Book
2018
13 available of 16 items

"Brief, illustrated bios of women creators around the world"--Provided by publisher.

This is your time —Bridges, Ruby, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 9 items

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a ...

When they call you a terrorist : a story of Black Lives Matter and the power to change the world —Khan-Cullors, Patrisse, 1984- author.
Book
2020
12 available of 12 items

"This is the story of how the movement that started with a hashtag--#BlackLivesMatter--spread across the nation and then across the world and the journey that led one of its co-founders, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, to this mo...

Katherine Johnson —Wilkins, Ebony, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 5 items

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.

Of numbers and stars : the story of Hypatia —Love, D. Anne.
Book
2006
3 available of 3 items

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

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