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Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Jane Austen for Kids by Nancy Sanders An introduction to the life and writings of Jane Austen includes coverage of the historical events that shaped her life and her achievements at a time of limited opportunities for women, sharing additional insights into the timeless relevance of her literary themes. Original. Simultaneous eBook.         Aim for the Skies : Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest  by Aimée Bissonette ; illustrated by Doris Ettlinger. This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world         She did it! : 21 women who changed the way we think by Emily Arnold McCully Offers an illustrated exploration of the inspiring lives of twenty-one women who challenged the status quo of their day and made an impact on the world.             Wilma's Way Home by Doreen Rappaport Wilma's courageous dedication to serving her people led to her election as the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.               When Ruth Bader Ginsburg Chewed 100 Sticks of Gum by Mark Weakland ; illustrated by Daniela Volpari. Ruth Bader Ginsburg led the Supreme Court in style and speech. But do you know what she was like as a child? Strong role models and encouragement to be herself led Ruth to speak her mind and to stamd up for equality. Lessons from her childhood helped her become the second-ever female Supreme Court justice of the United States.         Turning Pages : My Life Story by Sonia Sotomayor ; illustrated by Lulu [...]