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Meet the Author: Nikki Giovanni

Meet the Author: Nikki Giovanni

National African American Read-In

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February 1-28, 2015

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Hip Hop Speaks to Children Lincoln and Douglass an American Friendship The Grasshopper's Song Rosa The Girls in the Circle

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Mighty Girl Biographies

Mighty Girl Biographies

Anne Frank
Dear Malala We Stand With You 1552576 9780553521207 2015
I am Malala : how one girl stood up for education and changed the world 1530958 9780316327930 2014
Nasreen
Ryan White
When I was eight 1433570 9781554514915 2013

Independent dames : what you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution
1156573 9780689858086 2008

Bon appetit! : the delicious life of Julia Child 1379305 9780375869440 2012

Write on, Mercy! : the secret life of Mercy Otis Warren 1362952 9781590788226 2012

She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer 1149798 9780618852994 2008

Women of the Harlem Renaissance 1097891 9780756520342 2007

ADVENTURERS, DAREDEVILS AND FIRSTS:
Rebel in a Dress: Adventurers 1339936 9780762436965 2011
Women aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, & Record-setting Journeys 1451243 9781613745403 2013
No girls allowed : tales of daring women dressed as men for love, freedom and adventure 1214123 9781554531776 2008
Sea Queens Women Pirates Around the World 1162099 9781580891318 2008
Women Daredevils Thrills Chills and Frills 1145060 9780525479482 2008
Women Explorers: Perils, Pistols and Petticoats 1355158 9780803737136 2012
A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers 1502628 9781613744383 2014
Yankee Doodle Gals Women Pilots of World War II 803495 9780792282167 2001
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride 596467 9780590960755 1999
Amelia Lost 1284519
9780375841989 2011
Barreling Over Niagara Falls 1440341 9781455617661 2013
Brave Harriet : the first woman to fly the English Channel 867584 9780152023805 2001
Daredevil : the daring life of Betty Skelton 1444217 9781442422629 2013
Fly High the Story of Bessie Coleman 700516 9780689864629 2001
Flying solo : how Ruth Elder soared into America’s heart 1451219 9781596435094 2013
Mrs. Harkness and the panda 1362913 9780375844485 2012
Uncommon traveler : Mary Kingsley in Africa 696966 9780618002733 2000 955517 9780618159765 Newbery Honor Siebert
Sky high : the true story of Maggie Gee 1214784 9781582462806 2009
Soar, Elinor! 1268722 9780374371159 2010

ARTISTS, WRITERS, MUSICIANS
13 women artists children should know 1325082 9783791343334 2009
Reporting under fire : 16 daring women war correspondents and photojournalists 1515175 9781613747100 2014
Brown Girl Dreaming 1530941 9780399252518 2014
Fearless Female Journalists 1294526 9781897187715 2010
Sophistated Ladies the Great Women of Jazz 1090513 9780525471981 2007
Bylines : a photobiography of Nellie Bly 1227439 9781426305146 2009
Different like Coco 1100927 9780763625481 2007
Ella Fitzgerald : the tale of a vocal virtuosa 854375 9780786824939 2002
Imogen : the mother of modernism and three boys 1432000 9781937359324 2012
Josephine the dazzling life of Josephine Baker 1492664 9781452103143 2014
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone 1518733 9781600608988 2014
Miss Moore thought otherwise: how Anne Carroll Moore created libraries for children 1429290 9780547471051 2013
My name is Celia : the life of Celia Cruz = Me llamo Celia : la vida de Celia Cruz 986492 9780873588720 2004
My name is Georgia : a portrait 587871 9780152045975 1998
Restless spirit : the life and work of Dorothea Lange 419848 9780142300244 1998
Skit-scat raggedy cat : Ella Fitzgerald 1263124 9780763617332 2010
A voice of her own : the story of Phillis Wheatley, slave poet 892577 9780763602529 2003
Zora! : the life of Zora Neal Hurston 1396940 9780547006956 2012
When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson, the voice of a century 869555 9780439269674 2002
Wanda Gag: the Girl Who Lived to Draw 1175347 9780670062928 2008
The voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights
Through Georgia’s Eyes 1046019 9780805077407 2006
Oprah : the little speaker 1244176 9780761456322 2010
Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder 1537221 9780805095425 2014
Stand there! she shouted : the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron 1536803 9780763657536 2014
The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne 1408190 9780547579665 2012
Liberty’s voice : the story of Emma Lazarus 1286797 9780525478591 2011
Ida B. Wells : let the truth be told 1172785 9780060277055 2008
A poem of her own : voices of American women yesterday and today 904501 9780810942400 2003
ATHLETES
Yes she can! : women’s sports pioneers 1295691 9780547417257 2011
America’s champion swimmer : Gertrude Ederle 652432 9780152019693 2000
Basketball belles : how two teams and one scrappy player put women’s hoops on the map 1286723 9780823421633 2010
Dirt on their skirts : the story of the young women who won the world championship 675903 9780803720428 2000
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper 1343839 9780807580356 2012
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman 332737 9780739813218 1996
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper 13438399780807580356 2012
Tillie the terrible Swede : how one woman, a sewing needle, and a bicycle changed history 1283511 9780375844423 2011
Fearless : the story of racing legend Louise Smith 1272573 9780525421733 2010
Mermaid Queen : the spectacular true story of Annette Kellerman, who swam her way to fame, fortune, & swimsuit history! 1192833 9780439698351 2009
Nothing but trouble : the story of Althea Gibson 1124481 9780375834080 2007
BLACK HISTORY
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice 1194814 9780374313227 2009
Coretta Scott 1181712 9780061253645 2009
Minty: a Story of Harriet Tubman 471253 9780803718883 1996 Coretta Scott King Illus Award Winner 1997
Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom 1068542 9780786851751 2006
Mumbet’s declaration of independence 1499522 9780761365891 2014
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement 1494382 9781419707964 2014
Rosa 1014761 9780805071061 2005
The forbidden schoolhouse : the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall and her students. 1032651 9780618473021 2005

FRONTIER
Outrageous women of the American frontier 867583 9780471383000 2002
Women of the Frontier 1081584 9781577650461 2000
Women of the frontier : 16 tales of trailblazing homesteaders, entrepreneurs, and rabble-rousers 1421484 9781883052973 2013
The Cowgirl Way Hats of to America’s Women of the West 1260655 9780618737383 2010
Rebel in a Dress: Cowgirls 1339947 9780762436958 2011
Shooting for the moon : the amazing life and times of Annie Oakley 810739 9780374368432 2001

HISPANIC
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes 1529504 9780803738096 2014
Dolores Huerta : a hero to migrant workers

NATIVE AMERICANS
Paiute princess : the story of Sarah Winnemucca 1376879 9780374398972 2012

NATURE & the OUTDOORS
Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: the Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists 1072349 9781584690115 2000
Here come the Girl Scouts the Amazing all true story of Juliette Gordon Low 1343842 9780545342780 2012
Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya 1233649 9781416935056 2010
Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world 1364243 9780823423705 2012
The tree lady : the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever 1468562 9781442414020 2013
The watcher : Jane Goodall’s life with the chimps 1295876 9780375967740 2011

POLITICS
Madam President The Extraordinary True and Evolving Story of Women in Politics 1162232 9780618971435 2004
A woman in the House (and Senate) : how women came to the United States Congress, broke down barriers, and changed the country 1502627 9781419710360 2014
Eleanor, quiet no more : the life of Eleanor Roosevelt 1181720 9780786851416 2009
Eleanor Roosevelt: a Life of Discovery 236546 9780758702609 1993 Newbery Honor
What to do about Alice? : how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy! 1147342 9780439922319 2008
Ballots for Belva : the true story of a woman’s race for the Presidency 1170608 9780810971103 2008

SCIENTISTS, INVENTORS & DOCTORS
Almost Astronauts 13 Women Who Dared to Dream 1192707 9780763636111 2009 TEEN
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women 661957 9780395937440 2000
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures 1499542 9781613748442 2014
Women of Steel and Stone: 22 inspirational architects, engineers, and landscape designers 1492713 9781613745083 2014
Yes, She Did! 1565497 9781615709311 2015
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell 1422372 9780805090482 2013
Dive! : my adventures in the deep frontier 597108 9780792271444 1999
The elephant scientist 1308347 9780547053448 2011
In the bag! : Margaret Knight wraps it up 1324021 9781770492394 2011
Julia Morgan : built a castle 1072942 9780670059645 2006
Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor 1041719 9780374348106 2006
Mother to Tigers 880326 9780689842214 2003
Sally Ride: Life on a Mission 1536796 9781442488540 2014
Stone girl, bone girl : a story of Mary Anning of Lyme Regis 1091486 9781845077006 2007
Spic-and-span! : Lillian Gilbreth’s wonder kitchen 1535090 9781770493803 2014
Look Up!: : Henrietta Leavitt, pioneering woman astronomer 1422365 9781416958192 2013
Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world 1369531 9780547443157 2012
Life in the ocean : the story of oceanographer Sylvia Earle 1362902 9780374380687 2012
Of numbers and stars : the story of Hypatia 1057121 9780823416219 2006
SOCIAL CHANGE LEADERS
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 1417389 9780061804427 2013
Childhood of Famous Americans: Clara Barton 500084 9780020418207 1962
Elizabeth leads the way : Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote 1151988 9780805079036 2008
I could do that : Esther Morris gets women the vote 1038001 9780374335274 2005
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq 981455 9780152054458 2005
My name is Gabriela : the life of Gabriela Mistral = Me llamo Gabriela : la vida de Gabriela Mistral 1084710 9780873588591 2005
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & her Family’s Fight for Desegregation 1510676 9781419710544 2014
Side by side : the story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez = Lado a lado : la historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez 1270747 9780061227813 2010
Sonia Sotomayor : a judge grows in the Bronx = la juez que creció en el Bronx 1228338 9781442403031 2009
That’s not fair! : Emma Tenayuca’s struggle for justice = No es justo! : la lucha de Emma Tenayuca por la justicia 1166410 9780916727338 2008
Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business–and won! 15211369780547290928 2014
Susan B. Anthony 1356366 9780823419531 2012

WARS
Outrageous Women of Civil War Times 911911 9780471229261 2003
Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific 1500563 9781419710285 2014
Women heroes of World War I : 16 remarkable resisters, soldiers, spies, and medics 1515189 9781613746868 2014
Mary Walker wears the pants : the true story of the doctor, reformer, and Civil War hero 1424248 9780807549902 2013
Nurse, soldier spy: the story of sarah Edmonds a civil war nurse 1291007 9780810997356 2011
The ride : the legend of Betsy Dowdy 1263363 9781416928164 2010

GENERAL
Bad girls : sirens, Jezebels, murderesses, thieves, & other female villains 1421444 9781580891851 2013
Girls rebel! : amazing tales of women who broke the mold 1493835 9781476502328 2014
Girls who rocked the world : heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa 1408195 9781582703022 2012
Girls who rocked the world : heroines from Sacagawea to Sheryl Swoopes 611904 9780836824544 1999
Girls who rocked the world 2 : heroines from Harriet Tubman to Mia Hamm 688783 9780836826739 2000
Outrageous Women of Ancient Times 344382 9780471170068 1998
Outrageous Women of Colonial America 850054 9780471382997 2001
Outrageous Women of the Renaissance 581179 9780471296843 1999
The Sky’s the Limit: stories of discovery by women and girls 840455 9780618076987 2002
Through Women’s Eyes: an American History with Documents

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Meet the Author: Derrick Barnes

Meet the Author: Derrick Barnes

National African American Read-In

Meet Authors & Illustrators

February 1-28, 2015

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Books:

Brand New School, Brave New Ruby Stop Drop and Chill The Low Down Bad Day Blues

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Meet the Author: Walter Dean Myers

Meet the Author: Walter Dean Myers

National African American Read-In

Meet Authors & Illustrators

February 1-28, 2015

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Books:

We Are America Muhammad Ali Looking Like Me Jazz The Harlem Hellfighters
The Journal of Biddy Owns The Negro Leagues Malcolm X

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Meet the Author: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Meet the Author: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

National African American Read-In

Meet Authors & Illustrators

February 1-28, 2015

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Websites:

Books:

Eighth Grade Super Zero

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