Best Children's Women Biographies Books
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1. Brown Girl Dreaming
Author: by Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson’s National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner is a powerful memoir that tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. A President Obama “O” Book Club pickRaised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place.
In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child’s soul as she searches for her place in the world.
Woodson’s eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become.
Includes 7 additional poems, including “Brown Girl Dreaming.” Praise for Jacqueline Woodson:”Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story … But a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery.
2. Dream Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison)
Author: by Vashti Harrison
This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams. Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big, Little One is the irresistible board book adaptation of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.
Among these women, you’ll find heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things – bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Whether they were putting pen to paper, soaring through the air or speaking up for the rights of others, the women profiled in these pages were all taking a stand against a world that didn’t always accept them.
The leaders in this book may be little, but they all did something big and amazing, inspiring generations to come.
3. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison)
Author: by Vashti Harrison
A NEW YORK TIMES INSTANT BESTSELLER! A USA TODAY BESTSELLER! This beautifully illustrated New York Times bestseller introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world. An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing black women in American history.
Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of Black history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.
Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things – bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Whether they were putting pen to paper, soaring through the air or speaking up for the rights of others, the women profiled in these pages were all taking a stand against a world that didn’t always accept them.
4. Little Feminist Board Book Set
Author: by Mudpuppy
Published at: Mudpuppy Books; Illustrated edition (October 3, 2017)
Mudpuppy’s Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world. Illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman introduce children to these important people in history with images that are fun for youngsters and also realistic.
The Board Book Set includes 4 mini board books (Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, and Activists. Size: 4 x 4 x 4″ Includes Artists: Maya Angelou, Joesphine Baker, Frida Kahlo and Ella Fitzgerald Includes Leaders: Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi and Hillary Clinton Includes Activists: Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Gloria Steinem and Malala Yousafza Includes Pioneers: Marie Curie, Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Billie Jean King
5. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
Author: by Rebel Girls
Published at: Rebel Girls; 1st edition (November 10, 2016)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children’s book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.
This must-have volume brings readers on an empowering journey, introducing them to the real-life adventures of trailblazing women from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography into a fairytale, filling readers with wonder and a burning curiosity to know more about each hero.
Each woman’s story is also accompanied by a full-page, full-color portrait that captures her rebel spirit. This hardcover edition, with an extra-smooth matte scuff-free lamination, 100lbs paper, a satin ribbon bookmark, and extraordinary print quality, is the perfect gift for any young reader, and begs to be read again and again.
6. Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Author: by Sonia Sotomayor
One of New York Times’ Twelve Books for Feminist Boys and Girls! This is the story of a woman who dared to dive, defy, discover, and inspire. This is the story of Shark Lady. One of the best science picture books for children, Shark Lady is a must for both teachers and parents alike!
An Amazon Best Book of the MonthNamed a Best Children’s Book of 2017 by Parents magazineEugenie Clark fell in love with sharks from the first moment she saw them at the aquarium. She couldn’t imagine anything more exciting than studying these graceful creatures.
But Eugenie quickly discovered that many people believed sharks to be ugly and scaryand they didn’t think women should be scientists. Determined to prove them wrong, Eugenie devoted her life to learning about sharks. After earning several college degrees and making countless discoveries, Eugenie wrote herself into the history of science, earning the nickname “Shark Lady.” Through her accomplishments, she taught the world that sharks were to be admired rather than feared and that women can do anything they set their minds to.
8. Think Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison)
Author: by Vashti Harrison
Published at: LB Kids; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2019)
This board book edition of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by New York Times bestselling author Vashti Harrison is a beautiful first book to teach your little dreamers to follow all their biggest ideas. Featuring eighteen women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists, this board book adaptation of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World introduces trailblazing women like Mary Blair, an American modernist painter who had a major influence on how color was used in early animated films, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, and architect Zaha Hadid.
The irresistible full-color illustrations show the Dreamers as both accessible and aspirational so reader knows they, too, can grow up to do something amazing.
9. Malala's Magic Pencil
Author: by Malala Yousafzai
Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai’s first picture book, inspired by her own childhood. “This is a wonderful read for younger students that will also provide insight and encourage discussion about the wider world….
The simplicity of Yousafzai’s writing and the powerful message she sends, make this book inspirational for all.” – School Library Journal (starred review) Malala’s first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil.
She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for.
She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true. This beautifully illustrated volume tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times.
10. Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist (Women in Science Biographies, Fossil Books for Kids, Feminist Picture Books, Dinosaur Gifts for Kids)
Author: by Linda Skeers
A beautifully illustrated picture book biography of Mary Anning that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of female scientists, perfect for fans of The Girl Who Thought in PicturesMary Anning loved scouring the beach near her home in England for shells and fossils.
She fearlessly climbed over crumbling cliffs and rocky peaks, searching for new specimens. One day, something caught Mary’s eye.Bones.Dinosaur Bones. Mary’s discoveries rocked the world of science and helped create a brand-new field of study: paleontology. But many people believed women couldn’t be scientists, so Mary wasn’t given the credit she deserved.
Nevertheless, Mary kept looking and learning more, making discoveries that reshaped scientific beliefs about the natural world. Educational backmatter includes a timeline of Mary Anning’s life and lots of fantastic fossil facts! The perfect choice for parents and teachers looking for:Dinosaur books for kids 5-7 and kids books about fossilsFeminist picture books about historical women, and daring books for girlsKids STEM books
11. My Little Golden Book About Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Author: by Shana Corey
Help your little one dream big with a Little Golden Book biography all about the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! The perfect introduction to nonfiction for preschoolers! This Little Golden Book is a compelling introduction to an inspiring woman, written for the youngest readers.
From a young age, Ruth Bader Ginsburg knew that she wanted to fight for girls and women to have equal rights. She studied and worked very hard and became just the second woman-and the first Jewish woman-to be a United States Supreme Court Justice.
This is a terrific read for future trailblazers and their parents! Look for these other Little Golden Book biographies: My Little Golden Book About Frida Kahlo, My Little Golden Book About Jackie Robinson, My Little Golden Book About Martin Luther King Jr., My Little Golden Book About George Washington, My Little Golden Book About Abraham Lincoln, My Little Golden Book About Balto, and My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed.
12. Courageous World Changers: 50 True Stories of Daring Women of God
Author: by Shirley Raye Redmond
Harvest House Publishers
Women of Fearless Faith Meet women who have used their God-given talents to live out their faith to the fullest. They come from a variety of backgrounds, eras, and ethnicities, but each one has answered the Lord’s call on their life in bold and innovative ways.
Children of all ages will be inspired by the stories ofCorrie ten Boomactivist, author, and Holocaust survivorLaurie Hernandezgymnast who won both gold and silver medals in her sportFlorence Nightingalehealth care reformerMadeline L’Engleauthor of children’s literatureMother Teresamissionary and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize These and the 45 other female spiritual role models featured in this book have made a profound impact on the world around them, and in many cases changed the course of history.
Strong, smart, and sometimes outspoken, these women are tremendous examples of God’s love in action. These inspiring profiles will captivate kids’ imaginations and encourage them to discover their own gifts and how they can use them to glorify God.
13. Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition
Author: by Margot Lee Shetterly
The uplifting, amazing true storya New York Times bestseller! This edition of Margot Lee Shetterly’s acclaimed book is perfect for young readers. It’s the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program.
Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as human computers used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.
This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country.
14. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls – Gift Box Set: 200 Tales of Extraordinary Women
Author: by Rebel Girls
Published at: Rebel Girls; Illustrated edition (December 4, 2017)
From the creators of the New York Times bestselling sensation Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a beautiful gift box containing two volumes with 200 stories to inspire girls to dream without limits. The Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls – Gift Box Set brings two trailblazing and bestselling volumes together to share the extraordinary stories of queens and activists, ballerinas and pirates, scientists and inventors, and more for readers to explore and enjoy.
The unique narrative style transforms each biography into a fairytale, filling readers with wonder and a burning curiosity to know more about each subject. Both books feature gorgeous illustrations by female artists from around the world. Each Gift Box Set contains both Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 in hardcover, in a beautiful slipcase, shrink-wrapped to ensure scuff-free arrival.
Illustrated by 70 female artists from all over the globe, this Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls gift set will inspire your entire family to dream bigger, aim higher and fight harder!