Books that Celebrate Women (for various ages)

Recommendations from Kara

Books that celebrate female activists, icons, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians, artists, creators, performers, and athletes.

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399578861
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 27th, 2016

Icons: 50 Heroines Who Shaped Contemporary Culture (Inspirational Book about Strong Women, Empowering Book for Girls, Teens, and Women) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781797201351
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Published: Chronicle Chroma - February 25th, 2020

Noisemakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World - A Graphic Collection from  Kazoo Cover Image
By Kazoo Magazine, Erin Bried (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525580188
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780143133568
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Published: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2019

Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780316527156
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

The ABCs of AOC: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from A to Z Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Krystal Quiles (By (artist))
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316495141
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

A Woman in the House (and Senate) (Revised and Updated): How Women Came to Washington and Changed the Nation Cover Image
By Ilene Cooper, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419742668
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Whitney Gardner (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534424555
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

Women Win the Vote!: 19 for the 19th Amendment Cover Image
By Nancy B. Kennedy, Katy Dockrill (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324004141
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Published: Norton Young Readers - February 11th, 2020

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419736834
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Michelle Obama: First Lady and Superhero: I Can Read Level 1 Cover Image
By Sarah Howden, Nick Craine (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781443460279
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Published: Collins - January 21st, 2020

Becoming Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524763138
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Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316435178
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists Cover Image
By Martha Freeman, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534421530
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 18th, 2020

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492642046
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - June 6th, 2017

Emmy in the Key of Code Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358040828
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Published: Versify - September 24th, 2019

Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358206934
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Published: Clarion Books - March 31st, 2020

A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa (ages 5-8, introduction to Japanese-American artist and sculptor, includes activity for making a paper dragonfly and teaching tools for parents and educators) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616898366
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 3rd, 2019

Women Artists A to Z Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593108727
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Published: Dial Books - February 11th, 2020

We are Artists: Women who Made their Mark on the World Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500651964
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 24th, 2019

A Voice Named Aretha Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198507
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423650980
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Published: Gibbs Smith - February 12th, 2019

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250112491
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 2nd, 2017

Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands (Middle Grade Nonfiction Books, History Books for Kids, Women Empowerment Stories for Kids) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452108377
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 7th, 2017

Breaking Through: How Female Athletes Shattered Stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781426336768
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

Love Your Body: Your body can do amazing things... Cover Image
By Jessica Sanders, Carol Rossetti (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780711252424
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

Serena: The Littlest Sister Cover Image
By Karlin Gray, Monica Ahanonu (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624146947
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 21st, 2019

Go with the Flow Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250143174
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Published: First Second - January 14th, 2020

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749783
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 18th, 2017

My Best Friend Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534427228
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020