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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2017
19 available of 23 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 13 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
3 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.

Of numbers and stars : the story of Hypatia —Love, D. Anne.
Book
2006
0 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.

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

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

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

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

Coco Chanel —Sánchez Vergara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2016
5 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
5 available of 6 items

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

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
9 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...

Little dreamers : visionary women around the world —Harrison, Vashti, author, illustrator.
Book
2018
10 available of 15 items

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

5-minute stories for fearless girls —Howden, Sarah, author.
Book
2018
15 available of 18 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.

Sojourner Truth : path to glory —Merchant, Peter.
Book
2007
4 available of 5 items

Introduction to the life of the slave woman who became a crusader for freedom and for women's rights.

Althea Gibson : the story of tennis' fleet-of-foot girl —Reid, Megan, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 1 items

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...

Path to the stars : my journey from Girl Scout to rocket scientist —Acevedo, Sylvia, author.
Book
2018
1 available of 3 items

"The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."-- Provided by publisher....

Little heroes of color : 50 who made a big difference —Heredia, David, (Animator), author.
Book
2020
1 available of 2 items

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

Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
1996
0 available of 2 items

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.

Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. —Johnson, Katherine G., author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

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

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