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Mighty Girl Biographies

Mighty Girl Biographies

ADVENTURERS, DAREDEVILS AND FIRSTS

Amelia Lost Barreling Over Niagara Falls Brave Harriet: the first woman to fly the English Channel Daredevil: the daring life of Betty Skelton Fly High the Story of Bessie Coleman
Flying Solo: how Ruth Elder soared into America's heart Mrs. Harkness and the panda Sky high: the true story of Maggie Gee Soar, Elinor! Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

ARTISTS

Imogen: the mother of modernism and three boys My name is Georgia: a portrait Restless spirit: the life and work of Dorothea Lange Stand there! she shouted: the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron Through Georgia's Eyes

ATHLETES

America's champion swimmer : Gertrude Ederle Basketball belles Dirt on their skirts Fearless : the story of racing legend Louise Smith Mermaid Queen
Nothing but trouble : the story of Althea Gibson Tillie the terrible Swede Touch the sky Wilma Unlimited

MUSICIANS

Streg Nona: Her Story

Josephine the dazzling life of Josephine Baker 1492664 9781452103143 2014
Leontyne Price 1551998 9780375856068 2014
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone 1518733 9781600608988 2014
My name is Celia : the life of Celia Cruz = Me llamo Celia : la vida de Celia Cruz 986492 9780873588720 2004
Skit-scat raggedy cat : Ella Fitzgerald 1263124 9780763617332 2010
When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson, the voice of a century 869555 9780439269674 2002

NATURE & the OUTDOORS

Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya 1233649 9781416935056 2010
Nature’s Storyteller by Morrow
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

SCIENTISTS, INVENTORS & DOCTORS

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
Life in the ocean : the story of oceanographer Sylvia Earle 1362902 9780374380687 2012
Look Up!: : Henrietta Leavitt, pioneering woman astronomer 1422365 9781416958192 2013
Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor 1041719 9780374348106 2006
Mother to Tigers 880326 9780689842214 2003
Of numbers and stars : the story of Hypatia 1057121 9780823416219 2006
Rosalind Franklin: the Dark Lady of DNA Joe Fox
Sally Ride: Life on a Mission 1536796 9781442488540 2014
Spic-and-span! : Lillian Gilbreth’s wonder kitchen 1535090 9781770493803 2014
Stone girl, bone girl : a story of Mary Anning of Lyme Regis 1091486 9781845077006 2007
Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world 1369531 9780547443157 2012
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell 1422372 9780805090482 2013

SOCIAL CHANGE LEADERS & ACTIVISTS

Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 1417389 9780061804427 2013
Childhood of Famous Americans: Clara Barton 500084 9780020418207 1962
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice 1194814 9780374313227 2009
Coretta Scott 1181712 9780061253645 2009
Dear Malala We Stand With You 1552576 9780553521207 2015
Dolores Huerta : a hero to migrant workers
Eleanor, quiet no more : the life of Eleanor Roosevelt 1181720 9780786851416 2009
Elizabeth leads the way : Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote 1151988 9780805079036 2008
The Forbidden Schoolhouse : the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall and her students. 1032651 9780618473021 2005
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement 1494382 9781419707964 2014
I could do that : Esther Morris gets women the vote 1038001 9780374335274 2005
Ida M. Tarbell : the woman who challenged big business–and won! 15211369780547290928 2014
Susan B. Anthony 1356366 9780823419531 2012
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq 981455 9780152054458 2005
Mary Walker wears the pants : the true story of the doctor, reformer, and Civil War hero 1424248 9780807549902 2013
My name is Gabriela : the life of Gabriela Mistral = Me llamo Gabriela : la vida de Gabriela Mistral 1084710 9780873588591 2005
Nasreen’s Secret School
Paiute princess : the story of Sarah Winnemucca 1376879 9780374398972 2012
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

WRITERS

The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne 1408190 9780547579665 2012
Brown Girl Dreaming 1530941 9780399252518 2014
Bylines : a photobiography of Nellie Bly 1227439 9781426305146 2009
Ida B. Wells : let the truth be told 1172785 9780060277055 2008
Liberty’s voice : the story of Emma Lazarus 1286797 9780525478591 2011
Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder 1537221 9780805095425 2014
A voice of her own : the story of Phillis Wheatley, slave poet 892577 9780763602529 2003
Wanda Gag: the Girl Who Lived to Draw 1175347 9780670062928 2008
Write on, Mercy! : the secret life of Mercy Otis Warren 1362952 9781590788226 2012
Zora! : the life of Zora Neal Hurston 1396940 9780547006956 2012

MISC.

Bon appetit! : the delicious life of Julia Child 1379305 9780375869440 2012
Different like Coco 1100927 9780763625481 2007
Here come the Girl Scouts the Amazing all true story of Juliette Gordon Low 1343842 9780545342780 2012
Miss Moore thought otherwise: how Anne Carroll Moore created libraries for children 1429290 9780547471051 2013
Nurse, soldier spy: the story of sarah Edmonds a civil war nurse 1291007 9780810997356 2011
Oprah : the little speaker 1244176 9780761456322 2010
Shooting for the moon : the amazing life and times of Annie Oakley 810739 9780374368432 2001
What to do about Alice? : how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy! 1147342 9780439922319 2008

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Mighty Girl eBook – Firefighter

Mighty Girl eBook – Firefighter

Women’s History Month 2015

Mighty Girl Story:
Read Right Now! Firefighter


FirefighterLogos “Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project


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Books:

Fire Safety A Day With Firefighters A Trip to the Firehouse Meet the Fireman Firefighters
Fire! Fire! Molly, By Golly!: the Legend of Molly Williams, America's First Female Firefighter The Firefighters' Thanksgiving Firefighteres A to Z The Fire Cat

 

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Mighty Girl eComic: The Mystery of the Princess’ Bones

Mighty Girl eComic: The Mystery of the Princess’ Bones

Women’s History Month 2015

Mighty Girl eComic
Read Right Now! The Mystery of
the Princess’ Bones
“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project


The Mystery of the Princess' Bones
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Diane France doesn’t carry a badge, but she does solve real-life mysteries! Diane is a forensic scientist who helps the police and coroners identify bones.

Crime Scene CreaturesIf you think you might like Diane’s job as a bone detective, take a look at Crime Scene Creatures – a virtual look at mysterious bones. You will see the equipment that is used and learn how science helps solve mysteries.


Forensic Books:

Bone Collection Skulls Skeletons and How They Work Bones : dead people do tell tales The Bones You Own Skeleton
Bones Never Lie Forensics Club CSI: The Case of the Digital Deception Forensic Secrets Blood and DNA
Crime Lab Detectives Forensic Science How to be a Crime Scene Investigator CSI Expert Forensic Science Projects with a Crime Lab You Can Build

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Mighty Girl eBook – Miss Rumphius

Mighty Girl eBook – Miss Rumphius

Women’s History Month 2015

Mighty Girl Story:
Read Right Now! Miss Rumphius

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project


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Deciding in childhood that she would seek adventure in faraway places, Miss Rumphius fulfills her dream and then has one more thing to do–something to make the world more beautiful!
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Meet the Authors: Brian & Andrea Davis Pinkney

Meet the Authors: Brian & Andrea Davis Pinkney

National African American Read-In

Meet Authors & Illustrators

February 1-28, 2015

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Books:

Martin and Mahalia Hand in Hand Ten Black Men Who Changed America Sit In Sojourner Truth's Step Stomp Slide Ella Fitzgerald
Duke Ellington Bill Pickett Dear Benjamin Bannaker

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