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.

Fannie in the Kitchen

Fannie in the Kitchen

Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator:  Nancy Carpenter 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2001   ISBN: 978-0689819650
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Different Like Coco

Different Like Coco

Elizabeth Matthews
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Candlewick Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-0763625481
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Maria’s Comet

Maria’s Comet

Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator:  Deborah Lanino 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 1999   ISBN: 978-0689815010
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Beyond Little Women: A Story About Louisa May Alcott

Beyond Little Women: A Story About Louisa May Alcott

Susan Bivin Aller
Illustrator:  Qi Wang 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
Lerner Publishing Group, 2004   ISBN: 978-1575056364
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Elizabeth Blackwell: America’s First Woman Doctor

Elizabeth Blackwell: America’s First Woman Doctor

Trina Robbins
Illustrator:  Cynthia Martin , Anne Timmons 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 6 to 9
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736864978
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Women of Hope: African Americans who made a difference

Women of Hope: African Americans who made a difference

Joyce Hansen
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Scholastic, 2007   ISBN: 978-0590939744
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