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Superheroes Are Everywhere
Harris, Kamala

From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too.Before Kamala Harris became a district attorney and a United States senator, she was a little girl who loved superheroes. And when she looked around, ...

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
Becker, Helaine

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
Clinton, Chelsea

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted. Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world.Women around the world have long dreamed big, even when they've been told their dreams didn't matter. Th...

I am Gandhi
Eliopoulos, Christopher

Gandhi's peaceful revolution is the focus of this picture book, part of the inspiring New York Times bestselling biography series about heroes.As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant way to fight bac...

Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving
Anderson, Laurie Halse

Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.

I am Billie Jean King (Ordinary People Change the World)
Meltzer, Brad

Billie Jean King is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Read about this amazing woman athlete in the seventeenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes.

Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln
Engle, Margarita

As a little girl, Teresa Carreño loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys of the piano. If she felt sad, music cheered her up, and when she was happy, the piano helped her share that joy. Soon she was writing her own songs and performing in grand cathedrals. Then a revolution in Ven...

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail
Thermes, Jennifer

Emma Gatewood’s life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk . . . and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail.With just the clothes on her back and a pair of thin c...

This Little Artist: An Art History Primer
Holub, Joan
(Board Books)

Painting, shaping, making art.With creative joy, hands, and heart.Little artists have great big imaginations.In this follow up to This Little President, This Little Explorer, This Little Trailblazer, and This Little Scientist now even the youngest readers can learn all about great and empowering ...

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
Fulton, Lynn

On the bicentennial of Frankenstein, join Mary Shelley on the night she created the most frightening monster the world has ever seen.On a stormy night two hundred years ago, a young woman sat in a dark house and dreamed of her life as a writer. She longed to follow the path her own mother, Mary W...

Under the Bodhi Tree: A Story of the Buddha
Hopkinson, Deborah

Once upon a time in ancient India, a prince was born. His name was Siddhartha, and one day he would inherit a powerful kingdom. His father tried to protect him from the suffering and hardship beyond the palace walls, but just like children everywhere, the prince longed to see the world.Under the ...

I am Lucille Ball (Ordinary People Change the World)
Meltzer, Brad

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
McNamara, Margaret

For fans of the musical Hamilton, here is a stunning picture book biography about Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton's extraordinary wife and an important figure in her own right.We all know the story of scrappy Alexander Hamilton and his rise in American pol...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality
Winter, Jonah

To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and '40s, Ginsburg was discouraged from working by her father, who thought a woman's place was in the home. Regardless, she went to...

Baby Feminists (Lift-the-Flap-Book)
Babbott-Klein, Libby
(Board Books)

What do Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mae Jemison, Frida Kahlo, Barack and Michelle Obama, Gloria Steinem, Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Billie Jean King, Yoko Ono, and Malala Yousafzai have in common? They're all feminists-- and they were all once babies! This irresistible and timely 7" x 7" board book invites ...

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre
Denise, Anika Aldamuy

An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature.When she came to America in 1921, Pura Belpré carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York Publi...

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Tonatiuh, Duncan

Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras—skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities—came to be. They are the creation of Mexican artist José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852–1913). In a country that was not known for freedom of speech, he first drew political cartoon...

I Look Up To... Malala Yousafzai
Membrino, Anna
(Board Books)

It's never too early to introduce your child to the people you admire--such as Malala Yousafzai, the activist for girls' education and Nobel Peace Prize winner! This board book distills Malala's excellent qualities into an eminently shareable read-aloud text with graphic, eye-catching illustratio...

She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World
MacMillan, Kathy

When the world tells you to stay quiet, do you listen, or do you speak up? In She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World, with the touch of a button readers can hear Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Dolores Huerta, Dr. Maya Angelou, Dr. Jane Goodall, Shirley Chisholm, Susan Shown H...

Turning Pages: My Life Story
Sotomayor, Sonia

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells her own story for young readers for the very first time!As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They w...

Coco Chanel (My First Little People, Big Dreams)
Albero, Ana
(Board Books)

Introduce your little one to the world's most famous designer.Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read out loud to little dreamers.

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist
Levinson, Cynthia

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little to make a difference.Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else.So when she heard gr...

Giovanni, Nikki

This lavishly illustrated picture book tells the story of a daring act that sparked a revolution, and of a woman whose quiet determination changed our history.

What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?
Barton, Chris

Congresswoman Barbara Jordan had a big, bold, confident voice - and she knew how to use it! Learn all about her amazing career in this illuminating and inspiring picture book biography of the lawyer, educator, politician, and civil rights leader.

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