Social Studies Books - Biography - Women

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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone Cover Image
By Traci Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524737283
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Bad Sister Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250219053
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Published: First Second - September 14th, 2021

Meet Charise.

She’s energetic, helpful, a model pet owner and full of inventions.

But she’s also a bad sister. When she goes too far and breaks little brother Daniel’s tooth, can she redeem herself? Is an accident really an accident if you could have stopped it?

But most importantly... What does it mean to be a good sister?


She Persisted: Margaret Chase Smith Cover Image
By Ruby Shamir, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593115893
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Published: Philomel Books - October 5th, 2021

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Margaret Chase Smith!


What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Matt Cordell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442638
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

From multiple award-winning author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell comes the true story of a woman who always got what she wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner.


A True Wonder: The Comic Book Hero Who Changed Everything Cover Image
By Kirsten W. Larson, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358238423
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Published: Clarion Books - September 28th, 2021

A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and evolution of Wonder Woman, the iconic character who has inspired generations of girls and women as a symbol of female strength and power.

Perhaps the most popular female superhero of all time, Wonder Woman was created by Bill Marston in 1941, upon the suggestion of his wife, Elizabeth.


The Girl Who Could Fix Anything: Beatrice Shilling, World War II Engineer Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, Daniel Duncan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536212525
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

This true story of a woman whose brilliance and mechanical expertise helped Britain win World War II is sure to inspire STEM readers and fans of amazing women in history.

Beatrice Shilling wasn’t quite like other children. She could make anything. She could fix anything. And when she took a thing apart, she put it back together better than before.


My Little Golden Book about Dolly Parton Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Monique Dong (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593306857
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Published: Golden Books - September 21st, 2021

Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313876
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 14th, 2021

Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites is a picture book biography that tells the story of the powerhouse female Japanese-American chef and her rise to fame


Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua Cover Image
By Gloria Amescua, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419740206
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

Award-winning illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh brings to life debut author Gloria Amescua's lyrical biography of an indigenous Nahua woman from Mexico who taught and preserved her people's culture through modeling for famous artists

She was Luz Jiménez,
child of the flower-song people,
the powerful Aztec,
    


Sing with Me: The Story of Selena Quintanilla Cover Image
By Diana López, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593110959
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Published: Dial Books - July 20th, 2021

An exuberant picture book celebrating the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla, beloved Queen of Tejano music.


My Little Golden Book About Kamala Harris Cover Image
By Rajani LaRocca, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593430224
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Published: Golden Books - August 31st, 2021

Help your little one dream big with a Little Golden Book biography all about the first female Vice President Kamala Harris! The perfect introduction to nonfiction for preschoolers!


The Fastest Girl on Earth!: Meet Kitty O'Neil, Daredevil Driver! Cover Image
By Dean Robbins, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593125717
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 10th, 2021

Gear up for this high-powered picture book biography about Kitty O'Neil, the stuntwoman and racecar driver who broke the women's land speed record