Strong Women

Book Lists inspired by RBG that showcases strong and courageous women in recent history who have been central to change and social justice.

 
¡Solo pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú (Spanish Edition)

¡Solo pregunta!

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by:
Rafael López
ISBN: 9780525515500
Nonfiction, 4-6, Memoir
 
Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Zafouko Yamamoto
ISBN: 9781786030764
Nonfiction, 4-6, Math
 
Agatha Christie (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Agatha Christie (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Elisa Munso
ISBN: 9781847809605
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Amelia Earhart (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Amelia Earhart (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Maria Diamantes
ISBN: 9781847808882
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Anne Frank (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Anne Frank (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Sveta Dorosheva
ISBN: 9781786032294
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Aretha Franklin (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Aretha Franklin (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Amy Blackwell
ISBN: 9780711246867
Nonfiction, 4-6, Music
 
Astrid Lindgren (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Astrid Lindgren (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Linzie Hunter
ISBN: 9780711252172
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Audrey Hepburn (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Audrey Hepburn (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Amaia Arrazola
ISBN: 9781786030535
Nonfiction, 4-6, Entertainment
 
Be Bold Baby, Michelle Obama

Be Bold Baby, Michelle Obama

By: Alison Oliver
ISBN: 9781328519894
Nonfiction, 0-3, Biography, History, Series, Board Book
 
Be Bold, Baby: Sonia Sotomayor

Be Bold, Baby

By: Alison Oliver
ISBN: 9781328519955
Nonfiction, 0-3, History
 
Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas who made U.S. History (English and Spanish Edition)

Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas who made U.S. History (English and Spanish Edition)

By: Naibe Reynoso
Illustrated by:
Jone Leal
ISBN: 9781733710305
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids

Before They Were Authors

By: Elizabeth Haidle
ISBN: 9781328801531
Nonfiction, 7-12, Literature
 
Beyonce: Shine Your Light

Beyonce

By: Sarah Warren
Illustrated by:
Geneva Bowers
ISBN: 9781328585165
Nonfiction, 4-6, Music
 
Billie Jean King (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Billie Jean King (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Miranda Sofroniou
ISBN: 9780711246935
Nonfiction, 4-6, Sports
 
Coco Chanel (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Coco Chanel (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Ana Albero
ISBN: 9781847807847
Nonfiction, 4-6, Fashion
 
Corazon Aquino (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Corazon Aquino (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Ginnie Hsu
ISBN: 9780711246843
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Dangerous Jane: The Life and Times of Jane Addams, Crusader for Peace

Dangerous Jane

By: Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by:
Alice Ratterree
ISBN: 9781561459131
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s Life and Work

Dissenter on the Bench

By: Victoria Ortiz
ISBN: 9780544973640
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Dolly Parton (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Dolly Parton (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Daria Solak
ISBN: 9781786037602
Nonfiction, 4-6, Music
 
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Drum Dream Girl

By: Margarita Engle
Illustrated by:
Rafael López
ISBN: 9780544102293
Nonfiction, 4-6, Poetry
 
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

By: Jeri Cipriano
Illustrated by:
Scott R. Brooks
ISBN: 9781634409889
Nonfiction, 4-6, Women's History
 
Ella Fitzgerald (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Ella Fitzgerald (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Bàrbara Alca
ISBN: 9781786030870
Nonfiction, 4-6, Music
 
Emmeline Pankhurst (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Emmeline Pankhurst (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Lisbeth Kaiser
Illustrated by:
Ana Sanfelippo
ISBN: 9781786030207
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Evonne Goolagong (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Evonne Goolagong (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Lisa Koesterke
ISBN: 9780711245860
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography, History, Science, Series, Picture Book
 
Fight of the Century

Fight of the Century

By: Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by:
Sarah Green
ISBN: 9781629799087
Nonfiction, 7-12,History
 
Finding a Way Home: Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality

Finding a Way Home

By: Larry Dane Brimner
ISBN: 9781629797519
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Finish the Fight

Finish the Fight

By: Veronica Chambers and the Staff of the New York Times
ISBN: 9780358408307
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

By: Catherine Reef
ISBN: 9780544535800
Nonfiction, Teen, Health
 
Fly Girls Young Readers’ Edition: How Five Daring Women Defined All Odds and Made Aviation History

Fly Girls Young Readers’ Edition

By: Keith O’Brien
ISBN: 9781328618429
Nonfiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Frida Kahlo (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Frida Kahlo (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Gee Fan Eng
ISBN: 9781847807830
Nonfiction, 4-6, Art
 
Georgia O’Keeffe (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Georgia O’Keeffe (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Erica Salcedo
ISBN: 9781786031228
Nonfiction, 4-6, Art
 
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies

By: Joyce Sidman
ISBN: 9780544717138
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Girlhood: Teens Around the World in their Own Voices

Girlhood

By: Masuma Ahuja
ISBN: 9781643750118
Nonfiction, Teen, Memoir
 
Girls Think of Everything

Girls Think of Everything

By: Catherine Thimmesh
Illustrated by:
Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9781328772534
Nonfiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
Give Us the Vote!: Over Two Hundred Years of Fighting for the Ballot

Give Us the Vote!

By: Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9780823439577
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Greta Thunberg (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Greta Thunberg (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Anke Weckmann
ISBN: 9780711256453
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Greta’s Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet

Greta’s Story

By: Valentina Camerini
Illustrated by:
Veronica Carratello
ISBN: 9781534468771
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

By: Jeri Cipriano
Illustrated by:
Scott R. Brooks
ISBN: 9781634402972
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Harriet Tubman (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Harriet Tubman (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Pili Aguado
ISBN: 9781786032270
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Hidden Figures

By: Margot Lee Shetterly
Illustrated by:
Laura Freeman
ISBN: 9780062742469
Nonfiction, 7-12, Math
 
Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead

Hillary Rodham Clinton

By: Michelle Markel
Illustrated by:
LeUyen Pham
ISBN: 9780062381224
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
How Women Won the Vote

How Women Won the Vote

By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Illustrated by:
Ziyue Chen
ISBN: 9780062841308
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World)

I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World)

By: Brad Meltzer
Illustrated by:
Christopher Eliopoulos
ISBN: 9780735228733
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Her Mark

I Dissent

By: Debby Levy
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Baddeley
ISBN: 9781481465595
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
I Look Up To… Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I Look Up To… Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By: Anna Membrino
Illustrated by:
Fatti Burke
ISBN: 9780525579533
Nonfiction, 0-3, History
 
Jane Austen (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Jane Austen (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Katie Wilson
ISBN: 9781786031204
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

Jane Crow

By: Rosalind Rosenberg
ISBN: 9780190053819
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Jane Goodall (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Jane Goodall (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Beatrice Cerocchi
ISBN: 9781786032317
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Josephine Baker (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Josephine Baker (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Agathe Sorlet
ISBN: 9781786032287
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Just Ask!

Just Ask!

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by:
Rafael López
ISBN: 9780525514121
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice

Kamala Harris

By: Nikki Grimes
Illustrated by:
Laura Freeman
ISBN: 9781534462670
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
L. M. Montgomery (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

L. M. Montgomery (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Anuska Allepuz
ISBN: 9781786032331
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Let It Shine

By: Andrea Daivs Pinkney
Illustrated by:
Stephen Alcron
ISBN: 9780547906041
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Lift As You Climb

Lift As You Climb

By: Patricia Hruby Powell
Illustrated by:
R. Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9781534406230
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Lizzie Demands a Seat

Lizzie Demands a Seat

By: Beth Anderson
Illustrated by:
E.B. Lewis
ISBN: 9781629799391
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Louise Bourgeois (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Louise Bourgeois (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Helena Perez Garcia
ISBN: 9780711246904
Nonfiction, 4-6, Art
 
Make Trouble, Young Readers Edition

Make Trouble, Young Readers Edition

By: Cecile Richards
ISBN: 9781534451957
Nonfiction, Teen, Activism
 
Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education

Malala

By: Raphaële Frier
Illustrated by:
Aurélia Fronty
ISBN: 9781580897853
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Marching with Aunt Susan

Marching with Aunt Susan

By: Claire Rudolf Murphy
Illustrated by:
Stacey Schuett
ISBN: 9781561455935
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Maria Montessori (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Maria Montessori (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Raquel Martín
ISBN: 9781786037558
Nonfiction, 4-6, Education
 
Marie Curie (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Marie Curie (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Frau Isa
ISBN: 9781847809629
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Mary Shelley (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Mary Shelley (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Yelena Bryksenkova
ISBN: 9781786037480
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Maya Angelou (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Maya Angelou (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Lisbeth Kaiser
Illustrated by:
Leire Salaberria
ISBN: 9781847808899
Nonfiction, 4-6, Literature
 
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

By: David Colbert
ISBN: 9780547247700
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Mother Teresa (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Mother Teresa (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Natascha Rosenberg
ISBN: 9781786032300
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
National Geographic Readers: Sonia Sotomayor (Readers Bios)

National Geographic Readers

By: Barbra Kramer
ISBN: 9781426322891
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon’s Battle for Women’s Rights in Japan

No Steps Behind

By: Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrated by:
Shiella Witanto
ISBN: 9781939547552
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

No Truth Without Ruth

By: Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by:
Nancy Zhang
ISBN: 9780062560117
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Only Woman in the Photo

Only Woman in the Photo

By: Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Bye
ISBN: 9781481491518
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Pasando páginas: La historia de mi vida (Spanish Edition)

Pasando páginas

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by:
Lulu Delacre
ISBN: 9780525515494
Nonfiction, 4-6, Memoir
 
Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist

Path to the Stars

By: Sylvia Acevedo
ISBN: 9780358206934
Nonfiction, 7-12, Memoir
 
Power of Her Pen

Power of Her Pen

By: Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by:
John Parra
ISBN: 9781481462891
Nonfiction, 4-6, Journalism
 
Princess Ka’iulani

Princess Ka’iulani

By: Sharon Linnea
ISBN: 9780802850881
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson

Rachel

By: Amy Ehrlich
Illustrated by:
Wendell Minor
ISBN: 9780152063245
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Rosa Parks (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Rosa Parks (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Lisbeth Kaiser
Illustrated by:
Marta Antelo
ISBN: 9781786030184
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

By: Jeri Cipriano
Illustrated by:
Scott R. Brooks
ISBN: 9781634409643
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by:
Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781419725593
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Ruth Objects

By: Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by:
Eric Velasquez
ISBN: 9781484747179
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

She Persisted

By: Chelsea Clinton
ISBN: 9781524741723
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
She Stood for Freedom, The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

She Stood for Freedom, The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero

By: Loki Mulholland and Angela Fairwell
Illustrated by:
Charlotta Janssen
ISBN: 9781629721767
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Simone de Beauvoir (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Simone de Beauvoir (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Christine Roussey
ISBN: 9781786032324
Nonfiction, 4-6, Philosophy
 
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom

So Tall Within

By: Gary D. Schmidt
ISBN: 9781626728721
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

By: Jeri Cipriano
Illustrated by:
Scott R. Brooks
ISBN: 9781634409933
Nonfiction, 4-6, Activism
 
Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition)

Sonia Sotomayor

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by:
Edel Rodriguez
ISBN: 9781442403031
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement

Spring After Spring

By: Stephanie Roth Sisson
ISBN: 9781626728196
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Superheroes Are Everywhere

Superheroes Are Everywhere

By: Kamala Harris
Illustrated by:
Mechal Renee Roe
ISBN: 9781984837493
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers’ Rights

Thanks to Frances Perkins

By: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by:
Kristy Caldwell
ISBN: 9781682631362
Nonfiction, 7-12, Activism
 
The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousfzai

The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousfzai

By: Hiba Noor Khan
Illustrated by:
Rita Petruccioli
ISBN: 9781684640768
Nonfiction, 7-12, Education
 
The Lightning Dreamer

The Lightning Dreamer

By: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 9780544541122
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Wild Book

The Wild Book

By: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 9780544022751
Fiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
Turning Pages: My Life Story

Turning Pages

By: Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by:
Lulu Delacre
ISBN: 9780525514084
Nonfiction, 4-6, Memoir
 
Unsinkable

Unsinkable

By: Jessica Long
ISBN: 9780358238379
Nonfiction, Teen, Memoir
 
Vivienne Westwood (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Vivienne Westwood (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Laura Callaghan
ISBN: 9781786037572
Nonfiction, 4-6, Entertainment
 
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer

Voice of Freedom

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by:
Ekua Holmes
ISBN: 9780763665319
Nonfiction, 7-12, Activism
 
The Voice that Challenged a Nation

The Voice that Challenged a Nation

By: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 9780547480343
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Wangari’s Tree of Peace

Wangari’s Tree of Peace

By: Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 9781328869210
Nonfiction, 4-6, Ecology
 
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?

By: Chris Barton
Illustrated by:
Ekua Holmes
ISBN: 9781481465618
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
White Rose

White Rose

By: Kip Wilson
ISBN: 9781328594433
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

By: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ
Illustrated by:
Jake Murray
ISBN: 9781524793531
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?

Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?

By: Megan Stine
Illustrated by:
Dede Putra
ISBN: 9780399541926
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Wilma Rudolph (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Wilma Rudolph (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Amelia Flower
ISBN: 9781786037510
Nonfiction, 4-6, Sports
 
Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

By: Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by:
David Díaz
ISBN: 9780152020989
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

Women in Sports

By: Rachel Ignotofsky
ISBN: 9781607749783
Nonfiction, 7-12, Sports
 
Women Who Dared

Women Who Dared

By: Linda Skeers
Illustrated by:
Livi Gosling
ISBN: 9781492653271
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Zaha Hadid (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

Zaha Hadid (Little People, BIG DREAMS)

By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by:
Asun Amar
ISBN: 9781786037459
Nonfiction, 4-6, Architecture
 
Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

By: Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin
ISBN: 9780358097464
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
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