Book List

Women's History Month Picture Books

  • CHILDREN'S

    HEADSTRONG HALLIE!

    FEB. 15, 2021

CHILDREN'S

HEADSTRONG HALLIE!

by Aimée Bissonette ; illustrated by David Hohn

An efficient introduction to another groundbreaking woman. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    GRACE BANKER AND HER HELLO GIRLS ANSWER THE CALL

    FEB. 2, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LEAF DETECTIVE

    FEB. 9, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THE LEAF DETECTIVE

by Heather Lang ; illustrated by Jana Christy

An intricate and satisfying portrait of a dedicated woman scientist, innovator, and activist. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE FEARLESS FLIGHTS OF HAZEL YING LEE

    FEB. 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THE FEARLESS FLIGHTS OF HAZEL YING LEE

by Julie Leung ; illustrated by Julie Kwon

Another welcome biography of an Asian American contributor to U.S. history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LADY BIRD JOHNSON, THAT'S WHO!

    FEB. 23, 2021

CHILDREN'S

LADY BIRD JOHNSON, THAT'S WHO!

by Tracy Nelson Maurer ; illustrated by Ginnie Hsu

A portrait of a first lady who hoped to make America beautiful. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MICHELLE'S GARDEN

    MARCH 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

MICHELLE'S GARDEN

by Sharee Miller ; illustrated by Sharee Miller

Sure to encourage readers to eat their veggies and join Michelle Obama’s table, even if all they start with is a cup. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE STUFF BETWEEN THE STARS

    MARCH 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THE STUFF BETWEEN THE STARS

by Sandra Nickel ; illustrated by Aimée Sicuro

A creditable, earnest biography of a famed woman scientist. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THERE GOES PATTI MCGEE!

    FEB. 23, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THERE GOES PATTI MCGEE!

by Tootie Nienow ; illustrated by Erika Medina

This energetic portrait of the first highly recognized female skateboarder highlights her innovation and skill. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SEND A GIRL!

    MARCH 9, 2021

CHILDREN'S

SEND A GIRL!

by Jessica M. Rinker ; illustrated by Meg Hunt

This tale of the first official NYC female firefighter holds quality and feminism at its core Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WE WAIT FOR THE SUN

    FEB. 9, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    RUNAWAY

    JAN. 5, 2021

CHILDREN'S

RUNAWAY

by Ray Anthony Shepard ; illustrated by Keith Mallett

A powerful antidote to whitewashed cultural mythology. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JUNE ALMEIDA, VIRUS DETECTIVE!

    MARCH 15, 2021

CHILDREN'S

JUNE ALMEIDA, VIRUS DETECTIVE!

by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

This indisputably timely book makes a solid case for greater recognition. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CLASSIFIED

    MARCH 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

CLASSIFIED

by Traci Sorell ; illustrated by Natasha Donovan

Liftoff. A biography that lands beyond the stars! Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    A MOST CLEVER GIRL

    MARCH 30, 2021

CHILDREN'S

A MOST CLEVER GIRL

by Jasmine A. Stirling ; illustrated by Vesper Stamper

An informative, engaging depiction of the life and growth of an exceptional literary talent. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CODE BREAKER, SPY HUNTER

    MARCH 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

CODE BREAKER, SPY HUNTER

by Laurie Wallmark ; illustrated by Brooke Smart

An incomplete but appealing and informative depiction of cryptographer Elizebeth Friedman. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JUMP AT THE SUN

    JAN. 12, 2021

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