Strong Girls, Strong Women

Women's History Month celebrates the many important contributions of women to events in history. In the United States, this month is celebrated in March, and in Canada it is celebrated in October. For more on the topic, see the feature on the Women's Rights Movement.

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History

Chelsea Clinton
Illustrator:  Alexandra Boiger 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Penguin Books, 2018   ISBN: 978-0525516996
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Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

Aimee Bissonette
Illustrator:  Doris Ettlinger 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585363810
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Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker

Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker

Mara Rockliff
Illustrator:  Simona Ciraolo 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2018   ISBN: 978-1452141343
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May B.

May B.

Caroline Starr Rose
Poetry
For ages 8 to 12
Random House, 2014   ISBN: 978-0385374149
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Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

Lindsey McDivitt
Illustrator:  Eileen Ryan Ewen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585364053
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Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator:  James E. Ransome 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2018   ISBN: 978-1481476843
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Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Duncan Tonatiuh
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1419725326
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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Thermes
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Harry N. Abrams, 2018   ISBN: 978-1419728396
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Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Laura Veirs
Illustrator:  Tatyana Fazlalizadeh 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2018   ISBN: 978-1452148571
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Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs

Susan Hughes
Illustrator:  Valerie Boivin 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Kids Can Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1771386531
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Bertha Takes a Drive: How the Benz Automobile Changed the World

Bertha Takes a Drive: How the Benz Automobile Changed the World

Jan Adkins
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2017   ISBN: 978-1580896962
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The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th

The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th

Elizabeth Lorayne
Illustrator:  Kendra Shedenhelm 
Coloring Book
For ages 8 to 12
White Wave Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-0997909876
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Dangerous Jane

Dangerous Jane

Suzanne Slade
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Peachtree Publishers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1561459131
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Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Victoria Sherrow
Illustrator:  Larry Johnson 
Nonfiction
For ages 7 to 9
Carolrhoda Books, 2000   ISBN: 978-1575054421
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Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordin

Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordin

Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville
Illustrator:  Brigette Barrager 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2017   ISBN: 978-1481461313
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