Women’s History/Biography

Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science
Ada’s Ideas (Ada Lovelace)
Agatha Christie
Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis’ Fleet-of-Foot Girl
America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle
And I Paint It: Henriette Wyeth’s World
Anna & Samia: The True Story of Saving a Black Rhino (Anna Merz)
Anne Frank
Annie and Helen (Helen Keller)
Anthology of Amazing Women
Around America to Win the Vote (women’s suffrage)
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring (Martha Graham)
Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box
Beatrix Potter, Scientist
Beatrix Potter & The Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig
Before She Was Harriet
Before They Were Authors

Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton
The Bird in Me Flies
Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs
Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes who Won Women the Right to Vote
Bon Appetit:! The Delicious Life of Julia Child
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909
Brave Jane Austen: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel
The Bravest Woman in America (Ida Lewis, lighthouse keeper)
Buffalo Bird Girl
Buffalo Music (Mary Ann Goodnight)
Building Zaha: The Story of Architect Zaha Hadid
Caroline’s Comets (Caroline Herschel)
Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony
Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois
Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician
Cubs in the Tub: The True Story of the Bronx Zoo’s First Woman Zookeeper
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln
Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler

Dangerous Jane
Danza: Amalia Hernandez and el Ballet Folkloric de Mexico
Dare the Wind: The Record-Breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying Cloud
The Daring Nellie Bly: America’s Star Reporter
Dolley Madison
Dolley Madison Saves George Washington
Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers
Dovey Undaunted: A Black Woman Breaks Barriers in the Law, the Military, and the Ministry
Dr. Jo: How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America’s Children
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music (Millo Castro Zaldarriaga)
Eleanor (Eleanor Roosevelt)
Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble (Elizabeth Cady Stanton)

Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Emmaline Pankhurst
Evonne Goolagong
Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX
Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe
Far Beyond the Garden Gate: Alexandra David-Neel’s Journey to Lhasa
Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
Fearless World Traveler: Adventures of Marianne North, Botanical Artist
First Mothers (mothers of U.S. presidents)
Florence Nightingale (author: Reef)
Florence Nightingale (author: Demi)
Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles
Free as a Bird: The Story of Malala
Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World
Fruitlands: Louisa May Alcott Made Perfect
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams
A Girl Called Genghis Khan
Girl on a Motorcycle
Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon
The Girl Who Could Fix Anything: Beatrice Shilling, World War II Engineer
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenuous Inventions by Women
Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code
Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail
Harlem’s Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills
Harriet Tubman
Headstrong Hallie!: The Story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female “Fire Guard”
Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer’s Historic Boston Marathon
Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-true Story of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Lowe and Her Great Adventure
Herstory: 50 Women and Girls who Shook Up the World
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Hildegard of Bingen: Scientist, Composer, Healer & Saint
The House that Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams
How Emily Saved the Bridge: The Story of Emily Warren Roebling and the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln
How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Ida and the World Beyond Mount Kaiserzipf: The Life of Ida Pfeiffer, Globe-Trotter
Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told
In Mary’s Garden (Mary Nohl)
Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto

Irena’s Jars of Secrets (Irena Sendler)
It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way
Joan of Arc
Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor
Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston
June Almeida, Virus Detective: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus
Just Being Audrey (Audrey Hepburn)
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice
Kate’s Light: Kate Walker at Robbin’s Reef Lighthouse
A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights
The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest
Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century
Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters
Liberty’s Voice: The Story of Emma Lazarus
A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Inés
Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle
A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa
Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker
Lifting As We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box
Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, First Woman Pilot
Lights! Camera! Alice!: The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker
Like a Diamond in the Sky: Jane Taylor’s Beloved Poem of Wonder and the Stars
Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, A Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone (Melba Doretta Liston)
The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend
Lizzie Demands a Seat!: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights

Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics
Long May She Wave: The True Story of Caroline Pickersgill and her Star-Spangled Creation
Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer
Lotte’s Magical Paper Puppets: The Woman Behind the First Animated Feature Film
Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Author of Anne of Green Gables
Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer
Mae Makes a Way: The True Story of Mae Reeves, Hat and History Maker
Make Meatballs Sing: The Life & Art of Corita Kent
Malala: Activist for Girl’s Education
Maria Montessori
Marie Curie
Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song (Mahalia Jackson)
Mary Anning’s Curiosity
Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter
Mary Seacole: Bound for the Battlefield
Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein
Maya Angelou
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines
Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands
Me…Jane (Jane Goodall)
Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman who Rescued Anne Frank’s Diary
Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat
Miss Emily (Emily Dickinson)
Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America (Lady Bird Johnson)

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children
Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women’s Right to Vote (Alice Paul)
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Mother Teresa
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
My Name is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
My Wild Life: Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer
Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic
Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in Thirteen Bites
Nina: A Story of Nina Simone
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain
Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero
Ocean Speaks: How Maria Tharp Revealed the Ocean’s Biggest Secret
Odetta: Queen of Folk
Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read
On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson
Ona Judge Outwits the Washingtons: An Enslaved Woman Fights for Freedom
Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen
Out of School and Into Nature: The Story of Anna Comstock
Out of This World: The Surreal Art of Leonora Carrington
Paiute Princess: The Story of Sarah Winnemucca
A Passion for Elephants: The Real Life Adventure of Field Scientist Cynthia Moss
Phoebe the Spy (Phoebe Fraunces)
Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai
Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo
The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom
Queen of the Falls (Annie Taylor)
R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
Rachel Carson and Her Book that Changed the World
Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist
Regina Persisted: An Untold Story
Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou
Rosa (Rosa Parks)

Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie’s Place, the Nation’s First Shelter for Women
Sarah Gives Thanks (Sarah Josepha Hale)
Saving the Countryside: The Story of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit
She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader
She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm
Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story
Skit Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald
Snow Baby: The Arctic Childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary’s Daring Daughter
So Tall Within
Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Maria Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor
A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks
Sonia Sotomayor (Women Who Broke the Rules)
Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement
Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race
The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor: A Life
Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song
A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie Peanut Johnson
Suffragette: The Battle for Equality
Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Taking Off: Airborne with Mary Wilkins Ellis
Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Tallchief: America’s Prima Ballerina

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving (Sarah Josepha Hale)
That Book Woman (pack horse librarians of Kentucky)
This is Your Time
A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead
Through My Eyes (Ruby Bridges)
Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History
Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever (Kate Sessions)
Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March (Lynda Blackmon Lowery)
Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
Unbeatable Betty: Betty Robinson, the First Female Olympic Track & Field Gold Medalist
Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans
Vinnie and Abraham (Vinnie Ream)

Viva Frida (Frida Kahlo)
A Voice Named Aretha
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights movement
The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
The Voice that Won the Vote: How One Woman’s Words Made History
Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Loved to Draw
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation
We Are Artists: Women who Made Their Mark on the World
What Do You Do With a Voice Like That?
What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum
What Miss Mitchell Saw
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex
When the Slave Esperanca Garcia Wrote a Letter
Where Are You, Agnes?
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman
A Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to Washington and Changed the Nation
Women Explorers: Perils, Pistols, and Petticoats
Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives who Inspired the World
The Women who Caught the Babies: A Story of African American Midwives
Women Who Dared: 52 Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers and Rebels
The World is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid