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It’s Women’s History Month!

March 4, 2021

In March we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions made by women. In every walk of life, women have helped to make America and the world a better place. Below are are just a few of the many books written about strong women who will inspire you.

The Leaf Detective written by Heather Lang and illustrated by Jana Christy, Calkins Creek, 2021

Caroline’s Comets: A True Story written and illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully, Holiday House, 2017

Turning Pages: My Life Story written by Sonia Sotomayor and illustrated by Lulu Delacre, Philomel Books, 2018

Code Breaker, Spy Hunter: How Elizabeth Friedman Changed the Course of Two World Wars written by Laurie Wallmark and illustrated by Brooke Smart, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2021

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secret of the Atom written by Teresa Robeson and illustrated by Rebecca Huang, Sterling Children’s Books, 2019

Firebird written by Misty Copeland and illustrated by Christopher Myers, G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2014

Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks written by Suzanne Slade and illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020

Coming Soon! Don’t Miss it!

Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott written by Joyce Scott with Brie Spangler and illustrated by Melissa Sweet, Knopf Books for Young Readers, June 8, 2021


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