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.

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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Always Emily

Always Emily

Michaela MacColl
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Chronicle Books , 2014   ISBN: 978-1452111742
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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

Chelsea Clinton
Illustrator:  Alexandra Boiger 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Penguin, 2017   ISBN: 978-1524741723
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When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight fo

When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight fo

Natasha Wing
Illustrator:  Alexandra Boiger 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2017   ISBN: 978-0547449210
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The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

Frances Poletti, Kristina Yee
Illustrator:  Susanna Chapman 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Compendium Inc, 2017   ISBN: 978-1943200474
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Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

Laurie Wallmark
Illustrator:  Katy Wu 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Sterling Children's Books, 2017   ISBN: 978-1454920007
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Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edmonia Lewis

Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edmonia Lewis

Jeannine Atkins
Poetry
For ages 13 and up
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1481459051
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Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story

Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story

Suzanne Slade
Illustrator:  Jessica Lanan 
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369867
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Mary Anning's Curiosity

Mary Anning's Curiosity

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  Melissa Castrillon 
Historical Fiction
For ages 8 to 10
Groundwood Books, 2017   ISBN: 978-1554988983
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Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Emily Arnold McCully
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823436644
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Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the Worl

Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the Worl

Sue Macy
Illustrator:  Matt Collins 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823436651
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphaele Frier
Illustrator:  Aurelia Fronty 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Charlesbridge, 2017   ISBN: 978-1580897853
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Eyewitness: First Ladies

Eyewitness: First Ladies

Amy Pastan
Nonficiton  Series
For ages 8 and up
DK , 2008   ISBN: 978-0756649425
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Willa: The Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer (American Women Writers)

Willa: The Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer (American Women Writers)

Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator:   Wendell Minor 
Nonfiction
For ages 7 to 9
Simon and Schuster, 2016   ISBN: 978-0689865732
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Miss Colfax's Light

Miss Colfax's Light

Aimee Bissonette
Illustrator:  Eileen Ryan Ewen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1585369553
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