Category Archives: Women’s history

Blast Off! by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Blast Off! How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684372416 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What … Continue reading

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To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr

To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923223 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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Annette Feels Free by Katie Mazeika

Annette Feels Free: The True Story of Annette Kellerman, World-class Swimmer, Fashion Pioneer, and Real-life Mermaid  by Katie Mazeika. Beach Lane Books, 2022. 9781665903431 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/13/22) … Continue reading

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Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green

Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923230 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book  Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay. Calkins Creek, c2018, 2022. 9781635925555 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback picture book Genre: … Continue reading

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Nellie vs. Elizabeth by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

Nellie vs. Elizabeth: Two Daredevil Journalists’ Breakneck Race Around the World by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684373772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Susan Reagan

Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Susan Reagan. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781644720578 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book biography … Continue reading

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Mae Makes a Way: The True Story of Mae Reeves, Hat & History Maker by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich,  illustrated by Andrea Pippins

Mae Makes a Way: The True Story of Mae Reeves, Hat & History Maker by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich,  illustrated by Andrea Pippins. Crown Books, 2022. 9780525645856 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book … Continue reading

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The Astronomer Who Questioned Everything:  The Story of Maria Mitchell by Laura Alary, illustrated by Ellen Rooney

The Astronomer Who Questioned Everything:  The Story of Maria Mitchell by Laura Alary, illustrated by Ellen Rooney.  Kids Can Press, 2022.  9781525303487 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Biography What … Continue reading

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Lady Icarus: Balloonomania and the Brief, Bold Life of Sophie Blanchard by Deborah Noyes

Lady Icarus: Balloonomania and the Brief, Bold Life of Sophie Blanchard by Deborah Noyes. Random House Studio, 2022 9780593122037 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Before airplanes were … Continue reading

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