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.

Wild Women of the Wild West

Wild Women of the Wild West

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Susan Guevara 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 9 and up
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823416011
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Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw

Deborah Kogan Ray
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 11
Penguin, 2008   ISBN: 0670062928
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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires A

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires A

Sue Macy
Nonfiction
For ages 10 and up
National Geographic Children's Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1426307614
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Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of  Juliette 'Daisy' Gord

Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gord

Shana Corey
Illustrator:  Hadley Hooper 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Scholastic Press, 2012   ISBN: 978-0545342780
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The Bravest Woman in America

The Bravest Woman in America

Marissa Moss
Illustrator:  Andrea U'Ren 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
Tricycle Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-1582463698
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Jazz Age Josephine

Jazz Age Josephine

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Marjorie Priceman 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2012   ISBN: 978-1416961239
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Sea Queens: Women Pirates Around the World

Sea Queens: Women Pirates Around the World

Jane Yolen
Illustrator:  Christine Joy Pratt 
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2008   ISBN: 978-1580891318
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In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up

In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  David Parkins 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Tundra Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1770492394
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Scribbling Women: True Tales from Astonishing Lives

Scribbling Women: True Tales from Astonishing Lives

Marthe Jocelyn
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Tundra Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-0887769528
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Me, Frida

Me, Frida

Amy Novesky
Illustrator:  David Diaz 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Abrams , 2010   ISBN: 978-0810989696
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In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Alan Schroeder
Illustrator:  JaeMe Bereal 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Lee and Low Books, 2009   ISBN: 978-1600603327
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Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Queen Who Rode Off to Battle

Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Queen Who Rode Off to Battle

Ann Kramer
Nonfiction  Series
for ages 9 to 12
National Geographic , 2006   ISBN: 0792258959
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No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adv

No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adv

Susan Hughes
Illustrator:  Willow Dawson 
Historical Fiction Graphic Novel
For ages 9 to 12
Kids Can Press, 2008   ISBN: 978-1554531776
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Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx

Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Edel Rodriguez 
Bilingual nonfiction picture book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2009   ISBN: 1442403039
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Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion

Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion

Montrew Dunham
Illustrator:  Cathy Morrison 
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Patria Press, Inc, 2003   ISBN: 978-1882859382
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