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Biographies for Women's History Month

These are biographies of women, written for all ages, in honor of Women's History Month.

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Betty Ford

Lisa McCubbin ; foreword by Susan Ford Bales. |

The First Ladies

by Sol Barzman. |

Helen Keller

by Kathleen V.Ku dlinski ; illustrated by Donna Diamond. |

Florence Nightingale

by Erin Edison. |

Abigail Adams

Angela Osborne. |

Elizabeth Blackwell

by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by Ethel Gold. |

Book of ages

Jill Lepore. |

Free as a bird

written and illustrated by Lina Maslo. |

Who was Rosa Parks?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi. |


Elizabeth Warren. |

Who was Abigail Adams?

by True Kelley ; illustrated by John O'Brien. |

The girl who thought in pictures

written by Julia Finley Mosca ; illustrated by Daniel Rieley. |

Speak up, speak out!

by Coretta Scott King Honor winner Tonya Bolden ; with a foreword by Stacey Abrams. |

The story of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's teacher

by Bernice Selden ; illustrated by Eileen McKeating. |

Danica Patrick

Laura Pratt. |

Jane Addams

by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin. |


Evan Thomas. |

Founding mothers

Cokie Roberts. |

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jane Sherron de Hart. |

Eleanor Roosevelt

Russell Freedman. |

Who Was Sally Ride?

by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond. |

Savage beauty

Nancy Milford. |

Sonia Sotomayor

Antonia Felix. |

Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Mike Lacey. |

My name is Truth

by Ann Turner ; illustrated by James Ransome. |

Who was Queen Elizabeth?

by June Eding ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison. |

Sally Ride

Lynn Sherr. |

My beloved world

Sonia Sotomayor. |

Ameila Earhart

written by Patricia Lakin ; illustrated by Alan and Lea Daniel. |

Margaret Mead

Mary Bowman-Kruhm. |

Who was Sacagawea?

by Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin ; illustrated by Val Paul Taylor. |

Helen Keller

Stewart Graff, Polly Anne Graff, illustrated by Paul Frame. |

America's champion swimmer

written by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Terry Widener. |

Lift as you climb

Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. |

Heart and soul

Gena K. Gorrell. |

Who was Clara Barton?

by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrated by David Groff. |

Look Up!

Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by Raúl Colón. |

I am Malala

Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. |

Bound for the promised land

Kate Clifford Larson. |