Amazing Women in History


A selection of favorite and new women in history children's books.

  • My Name Is Georgia: A Portrait by Jeanette Winter

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead

  • Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor (Awards))

  • Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall

  • The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams

  • Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story

  • Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit)

  • Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909

  • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

  • Luna & Me: The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest

  • I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)

  • Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

  • Women Who Broke the Rules: Coretta Scott King

  • Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

  • Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume

  • Women Who Broke the Rules: Sonia Sotomayor

  • I am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World)

  • Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-Setting Journeys (Women of Action)

  • Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story Of Annette Kellerman, Who Swam Her Way To Fame, Fortune & Swimsuit History!

  • My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth