3445 Results
3445 Results
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.

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.

The girls who stepped out of line : untold stories of the women who changed the course of World War II —Eder, Mari K., author.

"The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line takes you inside the lives and experiences of 15 unknown women heroes from the Greatest Generation, the women who served, fought, struggled, and made things happen during WWII-in and ou...

Who was Sacagawea? —Fradin, Judith Bloom, author.

A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.

Who was Harriet Tubman? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Who was Helen Keller? —Thompson, Gare, author.

A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.

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.

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...

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...

Little dreamers : visionary women around the world —Harrison, Vashti, author, illustrator.

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

For the right to learn : Malala Yousafzai's story —Langston-George, Rebecca.

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"-- Provided by publisher.

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.

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.

Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world —Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

This poetic and visual picture book celebrates persistent women throughout history.

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.

Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race —Shetterly, Margot Lee, author.

MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION. Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement, drawing on oral histories, personal recollections, interviews, archival documents and more, 'Hidden Figures' is the neve...

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