Persistent Women

Let’s celebrate all these women who, despite warnings and explanations, nevertheless persisted!


Ada Lovelace and Computer Algorithms  Amazing Women  Astronaut Mae Jemison  Book of Heroines  Fannie Never Flinched

Ada Lovelace and Computer Algorithms (21st Century Junior Library) by Ellen LaBrecque. 9781634721776. 2017. Gr 2-5.

Amazing Women (Dorling Kindersley Readers) by Caryn Jenner. 9781465457684. 2017. Gr 3-5.

Astronaut Mae Jemison (STEM Trailblazer Bios) by Allison Lassieur. 9781512413113. 2017. Gr 2017.
Series includes titles about Jane Goodall, Jean Bartik, Rachel Carson, Grace Hopper, Chien-Shiung Wu, Ada Lovelace, and Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering.

The Book of Heroines : Tales of History’s Gutsiest Gals) by Stephanie Warren Drimmer. 9781426325571. 2016. Gr 4-6.

Fannie Never Flinched : One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights by Mary Cronk Farrell. 9781419718847. 2016. Gr 4-7.

Ladies of Liberty  Legendary Miss Lena Horne  Madam C.J. Walker and Her Beauty Empire  Wilma Rudolph

Ladies of Liberty : The Women Who Shaped Our Nation by Cokie Roberts. 9780060780050. 2016. Gr 2-4.

The Legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford (ill. by Elizabeth Zunon). 9781481468244. 2017. Gr 2-5.

Madam C.J. Walker and Her Beauty Empire (Great Entrepreneurs in U.S. History) by Catie McAneney. 9781499421330. 2017. Gr 4-6.

Wilma Rudolph : Track and Field Champion (Remarkable Lives Revealed) by Adrianna Morganelli. 9780778726890. 2017. Gr 2-5.



 Champions for Women's Rights  Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition  Hillary Clinton  Kids’ Guide to America’s First Ladies  Life in Motion

Champions for Women’s Rights : Matilda Joslyn Gage, Julia Ward Howe, Lucretia Mott, and Lucy Stone (Heroes of the Women’s Suffrage Movement) by Lynn Barber. 9780766078918. 2017. Gr 6-9.
Series includes titles about Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Susan B. Anthony.

Hidden Figures : Young Readers’ Edition by Margot Lee Shutterly. 9780062662385. 2016. Gr 5-8.

Hillary Clinton : Groundbreaking Politician (Essential Lives) by Judy Dodge Cummings. 9781680783018. 2017. Gr 6-9.

A Kids’ Guide to America’s First Ladies by Kathleen Krull (ill. by Anna Divito). 9780062381071. 2017. Gr 4-8.

Life in Motion : An Unlikely Ballerina : Young Readers Edition by Misty Copeland. 9781481479790. 2016. Gr 4-7.

Rad Women Worldwide  Sarah Winnemucca  Serena vs. Venus

Rad Women Worldwide : Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz. 9780399578861, 2916, Gr 7-12.

Sarah Winnemucca : The Inspiring Story of the Activist and Educator (Inspiring Stories) by Mary Green. 9780756551674. 2017. Gr 5-7.
Series also includes titles about Madam C.J. Walker and Phillis Wheatley.

Serena Vs. Venus : How a Photograph Spotlighted the Fight for Equality (Captured History : Sports) by Danielle Smith-Llera. 9780756555290. 2017. Gr 5-9.



Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights  Bad Girls Throughout History  Brenda Laurel  Florence Nightingale  Game Changers  Girl Code

Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights by Deborah Kops. 9781629793238. 2017. Gr 9-12.

Bad Girls Throughout History : 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World by Ann Shen. 9781452153933. 2016. Gr 7-12.

Brenda Laurel : Pioneering Gaming for Girls by Carly A. Kocurek. 9781501319778. 2016. Gr 9-Adult.

Florence Nightingale : The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef. 9780544535800. 2016. Gr 7-12.

Game Changers : The Unsung Heroines of Sports History by Molly Schiot. 9781501137099. 2016. Gr 10-Adult.

Girl Code : Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales & Sophie Houser. 9780062472502. 2017. Gr 9-12.

Hidden Figures  Hillary Rodham Clinton  How Dare the Sun Rise  Meaning of Michelle  Rise of the Rocket Girls  Wonder Women

Hidden Figures : The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. 9780062363596. 2016. Gr 10-Adult.

Hillary Rodham Clinton : A Woman Living History by Karen Blumenthal. 9781250060143. 2016. Gr 10-12.

How Dare the Sun Rise : Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwringiyimana. 9780062470140. 2017. Gr 7-12.

The Meaning of Michelle : 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own edited by Veronica Chambers. 9781250114969. 2017. Gr 10-Adult.

Rise of the Rocket Girls : The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt. 9780316338929. 2016. Gr 10-Adult.

Wonder Women : 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs. 9781594749254. 2016. Gr 8-12.