3671 Results
3671 Results
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2017
15 available of 23 items

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Buffalo Bird Girl : a Hidatsa story —Nelson, S. D., author.
Book
2012
12 available of 14 items

Traces the childhood, friendships and dangers experienced by Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian born in 1839, whose community along the Missouri River in the Dakotas transitioned from hunting to agriculture.

Who was Sacagawea? —Fradin, Judith Bloom, author.
Book
2002
10 available of 15 items

A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.

For the right to learn : Malala Yousafzai's story —Langston-George, Rebecca.
Book
2016
2 available of 4 items

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"-- Provided by publisher.

Who was Harriet Tubman? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.
Book
2002
6 available of 10 items

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Fly high! : the story of Bessie Coleman —Borden, Louise.
Book
2000
1 available of 2 items

Discusses the life of the determined African woman who went all the way to France in order to earn her pilot's license in 1921.

Heroines : great women through the ages —Hazell, Rebecca.
Book
1996
1 available of 4 items

Profiles women from around the world and throughout history.

Sacagawea —St. George, Judith, 1931-
Book
1997
1 available of 2 items

Tells the story of the Shoshoni Indian girl who served as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest in 1805-1806.

Little dreamers : visionary women around the world —Harrison, Vashti, author, illustrator.
Book
2018
6 available of 14 items

"Brief, illustrated bios of women creators around the world"--Provided by publisher.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.
Book
2017
3 available of 10 items

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Laura's album : a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Book
1998
9 available of 9 items

Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Nobel Prize winners —Hacker, Carlotta.
Book
1998
5 available of 5 items

Chronicles the lives and achievements of women who have received Nobel Prizes in a variety of fields, including Aung San Suu Kyi, Barbara McClintock, and Nadine Gordimer.

Before she was Harriet
DVD
2018
2 available of 2 items

People know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names. This video honors a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.

5-minute stories for fearless girls —Howden, Sarah, author.
Book
2018
11 available of 18 items

Presents the stories of twelve women who followed their dreams and achieved success, including ballerina Misty Copeland, author J.K. Rowling, scientist Jane Goodall, and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Who was Helen Keller? —Thompson, Gare, author.
Book
2003
6 available of 12 items

A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
0 available of 2 items

Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. —Johnson, Katherine G., author.
Book
2019
3 available of 7 items

"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11"-- Provided by publisher.

Unbecoming : a memoir of disobedience —Bhagwati, Anuradha Kristina, 1975- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 5 items

"A raw, unflinching, and inspirational memoir by a former United States Marine Captain describing her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to wide-eyed recruit to radical activist dedicated to effecting historic p...

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