Celebrate Women’s History - Teen Edition

Updated February 27, 2024
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Good girls don't make history
Kiehner, Elizabeth, author, creator.
History has rarely been told from a woman's point of view.  *2022 Notable Social Studies Trade Book* *2022 Social Justice Literature Award Winner* Good Girls Don't Make History  is an important...
Trailblazing women! amazing Americans who made history
Felder, Deborah G.
Impressive! Innovative! Influential! Discover and celebrate the amazing stories and achievements of 120 of America''s most inspiring women! Women have accomplished incredible things throughout American history. They''ve made and changed history. They''ve contributed revolutionary...
Wonderful women of the world
Anderson, Laurie Halse, editor.
Women change the World... ...they've been doing it for centuries. Now New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson has gathered female and nonbinary writers and artists to reveal the women making our world better day by day. Real-world heroes who exemplify the...
A pirate's life for she swashbuckling women through the ages
Duncombe, Laura Sook author.
Pirates are an enduring popular subject, depicted often in songs, stories, and Halloween costumes. Yet the truth about pirate women--who they were, why they went to sea, and what their lives were really like--is seldom a part of the conversation. In this Seven Seas history of the world's female...
Out of left field
Klages, Ellen, 1954- author.
A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field! Every boy in the neighborhood knows Katy Gordon is their best pitcher, even though she's a girl. But when she tries out for Little League, it's a whole different story. Girls are not eligible...
Powers of a girl 65 Marvel women who punched the sky & changed the universe
Cink, Lorraine.
Named one of the New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens of 2019! This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations. This...
Gamer girls 25 women who built the video game industry
Kenney, Mary
Discover the women behind the video games we love--the iconic games they created, the genres they invented, the studios and companies they built--and how they changed the industry forever.    Women have always made video games, from the...
Teen trailblazers 30 fearless girls who changed the world before they were 20
Calvert, Jennifer
True stories of young women who made a big difference! From authors to activists, painters to politicians, inventors to icons, these inspiring teenagers are proof that girls can change the world. Joan of Arc. Anne Frank. Cleopatra. Pocahontas. Mary Shelley. Many of these...
Code name Verity
Wein, Elizabeth
Don't miss Elizabeth Wein's stunning new novel, Stateless The beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, a "fiendishly plotted" (New York Times) "heart-in-your mouth adventure" (Washington Post) that "will take...
Night Witches a novel of World War II
Lasky, Kathryn
From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army . . . and won.16-year-old Valya knows what it feels like to fly. She's a pilot who's always felt more at home soaring through the sky than down on...
Smith, Sherri L.
Read Sherri L. Smith's posts on the Penguin Blog Ida Mae Jones dreams of flight. Her daddy was a pilot and being black didn't stop him from fulfilling his dreams. But her daddy's gone now, and being a woman, and being black, are two strikes against her. When America enters the...

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