Celebrate National Women’s Day on March 8!
#1 Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World
By Penelope Bagieu
This book profiles inspiring women–some who are world famous and some who are little known in graphic format, including Nellie Bly, Mae Jemison, Hedy Lamarr, Josephine Baker, and Naziq al-Abid.
#2 She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Changed the World
By Michael Elsohn Ross
A source of inspiration for young women with strong social convictions, She Takes a Stand highlights 16 extraordinary women who have fought for human rights, civil rights, workers’ rights, reproductive/sexual rights, and world peace.
#3 Rad Women Worldwide
By Kate Schatz
In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits.
#4 History vs Women
By Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams
From Mongolian wrestlers to Chinese pirates, Native American ballerinas to Egyptian scientists, Japanese novelists to British Prime Ministers, History vs Women will reframe the history that you thought you knew.
#5 The A-Z of Wonder Women
By Yvonne Lin
This empowering alphabet-style book celebrates a wide range of skills and masteries in the arts, politics and activism, STEM, and more, providing accessible facts about these heroic women–and inspiring young readers to make the change they want to see in the world.
#6 Galaxy Girls
By Libby Jackson
This groundbreaking compendium honors the amazing true stories of 50 inspirational women who helped fuel some of the greatest achievements in space exploration from the 19th century to today.
#7 Bad Girls Throughout History
By Ann Shen
Bad Girls Throughout History features some of the fiercest women of all time – the famous, the infamous, and the ones you haven’t even heard of yet. Explore the notable works, impressive feats, and striking portraits of these wild women from around the globe who challenged the status quo.
#8 Women in Science
By Rachel Ignotofsky
Encouraging young women and girls to pursue STEM career tracks has never been more important. Women in Science highlights notable women’s contributions to various scientific fields and inspires readers both young and old.