Learn about some of the world’s most influential women and the books that shaped them in Born Reading: 20 Stories of Women Reading Their Way into History.
Browsing: women’s history
The Queen of Chess, by Laurie Wallmark and Sevie Lewis, tells the story of how Judit Polgár became the youngest chess grandmaster in history.
Once Upon a Fairy Tale House is the story of four sisters who used their skills to design and build storybook houses in 1930s California.
How Do You Spell Unfair? Follows MacNolia Cox as she becomes one of the first African Americans to compete at the National Spelling Bee.
Learn about the newest member of the US Supreme Court in Ketanji Brown Jackson: A Justice for All, by Tami Charles and Jemma Skidmore.
Learn about an African American culinary legend in Chef Edna: Queen of Southern Cooking, Edna Lewis, by Melvina Noel.
Delve into the world of abstract art in The Art and Life of Hilma AF Klint, a biography by Ylva Hillström and Karin Eklund.
A group of girls create their school’s inaugural basketball team in Hoops: A Graphic Novel, by Matt Tavares.
Learn more about groundbreaking astronomer and astrophysicist Cecilia Payne in The Fire of Stars, by Kirsten W. Larson and Katherine Roy.
Join a trailblazing motorcycle as she defies societal norms in Jessie: Queen of the Road, by Lindsay Ward.