Children's Books on Women


Alderman, Pat. Nancy Ward: Cherokee Chieftainess. The Overmountain Press, 1978.

Anderson, Catherine Corley. Women of Courage: Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Lerner Publications Company, 1995.

Anderson, William. A Biography: Laura Ingalls Wilder. Harper Collins Publishers, 1992.

Ashabranner, Brent. People Who Make a Difference. Cobblehill Books, 1989.

Ayer, Eleanor H. Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Dillon Press, 1994.

Beatty, Patricia. Bonanza Girl. Beech Tree Paperback Books, 1993.

Bentley, Judith. Brides, Midwives, and Widows. Twenty-First Century Books, 1995.

Bentley, Judith. Harriet Tubman. Franklin Watts, 1990.

Berger, Gilda. Women, Work, and Wages. Franklin Watts, 1986.

Bober, Natalie S. Breaking Tradition: The Story of Louise Nevelson. Atheneum, 1984.

Brewster, Hugh & Laurie Coulter. To Be A Princess. HarperCollins, 2001.

Brill, Marlene Targ. Women for Peace. Franklin Watts, 1997.

Brown, Don. A Voice from the Wilderness: The Story of Anna Howard Shaw. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.

Bryan, Jenny. Women History Makers: Health and Science. Hampstead Press, 1988.

Bryant, Jennifer Fisher. Lucretia Mott. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996.

Caines, Jeannette. Just Us Women. HarperCollins Publishers, 1982.

Carpenter, Angelica Shirley and Shirley, Jean. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Lerner Publications Co., 1990.

Castiglia, Julie. Margaret Mead: The World was Her Family. Viking Kestrel, 1987.

Celsi, Teresa. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Millbrook Press, 1991.

Chin-Lee, Cynthia. Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World. Charlesbridge, 2005.

Clinton, Catherine. A Poem of Her Own. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2003.

Coerr, Eleanor. Lady with a Torch. Harper and Row, Publishers, 1986.

Collins, Tom. Jane Fonda. Chelsea House Publishers, 1990.

Colman, Penny. Mother Jones and the March of the Mill Children. Millbrook Press, 1994.

Commager, Henry. Crusaders for Freedom. Doubleday and Co., 1962.

Currimbhoy, Nayana. Indira Gandhi. Franklin Watts, 1985.

Dallard, Shyrlee. Ella Baker. Silver Burdett, 1990.

Donohue, Shiobhan. Kristi Yamaguchi. Lerner Publications, 1994.

Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. Henry Holt and Company, 1992.

Elish, Dan. Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. The Millbrook Press, 1993.

Ellwood, Nancy. Learning About Integrity from the Life of Eleanor Roosevelt. PowerKids Press, 1999.

Faber, Doris. Eleanor Roosevelt. Viking Krestel, 1985.

Feinberg, Barbara Silberdick. Bess Wallace Truman. Downing Publishing Services, 1998.

Feinberg, Barbara Silberdick. America's First Ladies. Franklin Watts, 1998.

Forrester, Sandra. Dust from Old Bones. Morrow Junior Books, 1999.

Freedman, Russell. Babe Didriks on Zaharias: The Making of a Champion. Clarion Books, 1999.

Freedman, Russell. Eleanor Roosevelt. Clarion Books, 1993.

Freedman, Russell. Martha Graham. Clarion Books, 1998.

Friese, Kai. Rosa Parks. Silver Burdett, 1990.

Fritz, Jean. You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? Putnam, 1995.

Gaines, Ernest J. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman. Bantam Book, 1971.

Gherman, Beverly. Georgia O Keefe. Atheneum, 1986.

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Diana: Twentieth Century Princess. Viking, 1991.

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Mother Teresa. Viking Krestel, 1986.

Gioseffi, Daneila. Women on War. The Feminist Press, New York, 2003.

Goennel, Heidi. When I Grow Up. Little, Brown & Company, 1987.

Greenberg, Judith E. Getting Into the Game: Women and Sports. Franklin Watts, 1997.

Gregory, Cynthia. Cynthia Gregory Dances Swan Lake. Simon & Schuster Inc., 1990.

Gregory, Kristiana. The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart. Scholastic Inc., 1996.

Hanmer, Trudy. All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. New Discovery Books, 1994.

Hanmer, Trudy. Taking a Stand Against Sexism and Sex Discrimination. Franklin Watts, 1990.

Hathaway, Katharine.  The Little Locksmith.  The Feminist Press,  New York City, 1942.

Harvey, Brett. My Prairie Year: Based on the Diary of Elenore Plaisted. Holiday House, 1986.

Haskins, James. ShirleyTemple Black: Actress to Ambassador. Viking Krestel, 1988.

Henry, Christopher. Sandra Day O Connor. Franklin Watts, 1994.

Hinton, Lynne. Friendship Cake. HarperSanFrancisco, 2000.

Hodges, Margaret. Making a Difference. Charles Scribner s Sons, 1991.

Hoffman, Mary. Amazing Grace. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991.

Holm, Jennifer L. Boston Jane: An Adventure. HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Howe, James. Carol Burnett. Viking Krestel, 1987.

Hunter, Nigel. Helen Keller. Bookwright, 1986.

Hurwitz, Hohanna. Astrid Lindgren: Storyteller to the World. Puffin Books, 1991.

Irvine, Nance. Famous Australians: Nellie Melba. Hodder and Stoughton, 1986.

Jacobs, William Jay. Mother Teresa: Helping the Poor. The Millbrook Press, 1991.

Jacobs, William. Great Lives. Charles Scribner s Sons, 1990.

Johnston, Johanna. They Led the Way: 14 American Women. Scholastic, 1973.

Kanwar, Asha Ed. The Unforgetting Heart: An Anthology of Short Stories by African American Women. Aunt Lute Books, 1993.

Keuning-Tichelaar, An & Lynn Kaplanian-Buller. Passing on the Comfort: The War, The Quilts, and the Women Who Made a Difference. Good Books, 2005.

Kittredge, Mary. Helen Hayes. Chelsea House Publishers, 1990.

Knudson, R.R. Julie Brown: Racing Against the World. Viking Krestel, 1988.

Kosof, Anna. Battered Women: Living with the Enemy. Franklin Watts, 1994.

Kraft, Betsy Harvey. Mother Jones. Clarion Books, 1995.

Krantz, Hazel. Daughter of My People: Henrietta Szold and Hadassah. Lodestar Books, 1987.

Kudlinski, Kathleen. Rachel Carson, Pioneer of Ecology. Viking Krestel, 1986.

Kustanowitz, Shulamit E. Henrietta Szold: Israel s Helping Hand. Viking, 1990.

Lader, Lawrence and Milton Meltzer. Margaret Sanger: Pioneer of Birth Control. Dell, 1969.

Lanker, Brian. I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America. Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, 1989.

Lasky, Kathryn. A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple. Scholastic Inc., 1996.

Lawson, Don E. Ten Fighters for Peace: An Anthology. Lothrop, 1971.

Lazo, Caroline. Eleanor Roosevelt. Dillon Press, 1993.

Lazo, Caroline. Rigoberta Menchu. Dillon Press, 1994.

Lehn, Cornelia. Peace Be With You. Faith and Life Press, 1980.

Leigh, Vanora. Anne Frank. Bookwright Press, 1985.

Leigh, Vanora. Mother Teresa. The Bookwright Press, 1985.

LeVert, Suzanne. Doubleday Book of Famous Americans. Doubleday, 1989.

Levinson, Nancy Smiler. I Lift My Lamp: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty. Lodestar Books, 1986.

Levoy, Myron. Three Friends. Harper & Row, 1984.

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin. Joss and Gold. The Feminist Press. New York City, 2001.

Little, Jean. Little by Little. Viking Krestel, 1987.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. Keep on Singing: A Ballad of Marian Anderson. Holiday House, 1994.

Lyons, Mary E. Sorrow s Kitchen: Zora Neale Hurston. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.

Magoye, Marjorie. The Present Moment. Feminist Press. New York City, 1989.

MacDonald, Fiona. Working for Equality. Hampstead Press, 1988.

McGovern, Ann. Wanted Dead or Alive. Scholastic Book Service, 1965.

McKissack, Patricia C. Mary McLeod Bethune: A Great American Educator. Childeren s Press, 1985.

McLoone Margo. Women Explorers in Africa. Capstone Press, 1997.

McLoone, Margo. Women Explorers in Asia. Capstone Press, 1997.

McLoone, Margo. Harriet Tubman. Bridgestone Books, 1997.

McLoone, Margo. Sojourner Truth. Bridgestone Books, 1997.

McPherson, Stephanie Sammaritino. Peace and Bread: The Story of Jane Addams. Carolrhoda Books, 1993.

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino. Rooftop Astronomer: A Story About Maria Mitchell. Carolrhoda Books Inc., 1993.

Meltzer, Milton. Ain t Gonna Study War No More. Harper & Row, 1985.

Meltzer, Milton. Betty Friedan: A Voice for Women Rights. Viking Krestel, 1985.

Meltzer, Milton. Dorothea Lange. Viking Krestel, 1985.

Meltzer, Milton. Mary McLeod Bethune: Voice of Black Hope. Viking Kestrel, 1987.

Meltzer, Milton. Tongue of Flame: The Life of Lydia Maria Child. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1965.

Meltzer, Milton. Winnie Mandela: The Soul of South Africa. Viking Kestrel, 1986.

Merriam, Eve. Growing Up Female in America: Ten Lives. Laurel Edition, 1971.

Miller, Brandon Marie. Buffalo Gals: Women of the Old West. Lerner Publications Co., 1995.

Morris, Juddi. The Harvey Girls: Women Who Civilized the West. Walker and Co., 1994.

Naden, Corinne. Christa Mcauliffe. Millbrook Press. 1991.

Ngcobo, Lauretta. And They Didn't Die. The Feminist Press, New York, 1990.

O Connor, Barbara. Barefoot Dancer: Isadora Duncan. Carolrboda Books Inc., 1994.

O Connor, Barbara. Mammolina: Maria Montesori. Carolrhoda Books Inc., 1993.

O Neale, Zibby. Grandma Moses. Viking Krestel, 1986.

Parks, Rosa. Rosa Parks: My Story. Dial Books, 1990.

Patrick, Diane. Coretta Scott King. Franklin Watts, 1991.

Patterson, Charles. Marian Anderson. Franklin Watts, 1988.

Peace Pilgrim. Peace Pilgrim. Ocean Tree Book, 1994.

Peavy, Linda and Ursula Smith. Dreams into Deeds: 9 Women Who Dared. Charles Schribner s Sons, 1985.

Perl, Lila. It Happened in America: True Stories from the Fifty States. Henry Holt & Company, 1992.

Pollack, Jill S. Women on the Hill. Franklin Watts, 1996.

Porter, A.P. Jump at de Sun: Zora Neale Hurston. Carolrhoda Books Inc., 1992.

Porter, A.P. Zina Garrison. Lerner Publications, 1991.

Ransom, Candice F. Listening to Crickets: A Story About Rachel Carson. Carolhoda Books Inc., 1993.

Rappaport, Doreen. American Women. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1990.

Rappaport, Doreen. The Journey of Meng. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991.

Reich, Susanna. Clara Schumann: Piano Vituoso. Clarion Books, 1999.

Reit, Seymour. Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy. Gulliver Books, 1988.

Rinaldi, Ann. Cast Two Shadows. Gulliver Books, 1998.

Robinson, Margaret. A Women of Her Tribe. Charles Schribner's Sons, 1990.

Rubel, David. Fannie Lou Hamer. Silver Burdett, 1990.

Salerno-Sonnenberg, Nadja. On My Way. Crown Publishers, 1989.

Sanford, William R. and Green, Carl R. Billy Jean King. Crestwood House, 1993.

Sanford, William R. and Green, Carl R. Dorothy Hamill. Crestwood House, 1993.

Saunders, Susan. Margaret Mead: The World was Her Family. Viking Krestel, 1987.

Savage, Jeff. Kristi Yamaguchi. Dillon Press, 1993.

Schart Hyman, Trina. Self-Portrait: Trina Schart Hyman. Addison-Wesley, 1978.

Scheader, Catherine. Contributions of Women: Music. Dillon Press, 1985.

Scott, Ann Herbert. Grandmother's Chair. Clarion Books, 1990.

Scott, Carol J. Kentucky Daughter. Clarion Books, 1985.

Seide, Diane. Physician Power: New Vistas for Women in Medicine. E.P. Dutton, 1989.

Selden, Bernice. The Mill Girls. Atheneum, 1983.

Shaarawi, Huda. Harem Years: The Memories of an Egyptian Feminist. The Feminist Press, New York, 1986.

Shorto, Russell. Jane Fonda: Political Activism. Millbrook Press, 1991.

Siegel, Beatrice. Corazon Aquino and the Phillipines. Lodestar Books, 1998.

Siegel, Beatrice. Lillian Wald of Henry St. Macmillan Publishing Co., 1983.

Sills, Leslie. Inspirations: Stories about Women Artists. Albert Whitman & Co., 1989.

Silverstein, Herma. Mary Lou Retton and the New Gymnastics. Franklin Watts, 1985.

Smith, Lucinda Irwin. Women Who Write. Julian Messner, 1994.

Sobol, Richard. Governor: In the company of Ann W. Richards. Cobblehill Books, 1994.

Spain, Valerie. Meet Hillary Rodham Clinton. Random House, 1994.

Sproule, Anna. Solidarity: Women History Makers. Hampstead Press, 1988.

Sproule, Anna. Women History Makers: New Ideas in Industry. Hampstead Press, 1988.

Stanley, Diane & Peter Vennema. Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England. HarperCollins Publishers, 1990.

Sterling, Dorothy. Lucretia Mott. Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1999.

Sterling, Dorothy. Black Foremothers. Feminist Press, New York, 1988.

Tallchief, Maria. Tallchief: America's Premier Ballerina. Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1999.

Turner, Dorothy. Florence Nightingale. Bookwright Press, 1986.

Turner, Dorothy. Queen Elizabeth II. Bookwright Press, 1985.

Turner, Glennette Tilley. Take A Walk in Their Shoes. Cobblehill Books, 1989.

Turner, Robyn Montana. Rosa Bonheur. Little Brown and Co., 1991.

VanSteenwyk, Elizabeth. Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Franklin Watts, 1992.

Wade, Mary Dodson. Ada Byron Lovelace. Dillon Press, 1994.

Wadsworth, Ginger. Julia Morgan. Lerner Publications Co., 1990.

Wheeler, Leslie A. Jane Adams. Silver Burdett, 1990.

Wheeler, Leslie A. Rachel Carson. Silver Burdett, 1991.

Whitelaw, Nancy. Margaret Sanger. Dillon Press, 1994.

Whitney, Sharon. Women in Politics. Franklin Watts, 1986.

Worth, Richard. Edith Wharton. Julian Messner, 1994.

Wyman, Carolyn. Ella Fitzgerald. Franklin Watts, 1993.

Yamauchi, Wakako.  Songs My Mother Taught Me. The Feminist Press, New York, 1994.

Yee, Paul. Roses Sing on New Snow: A Delicious Tale. Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991.

Zeinert, Karen. Elizabeth Van Lew: Southern Belle, Union Spy. Dillon Press, 1995.

Zemach, Margot. Self-Portrait: Margot Zemach. Addison-Wesley, 1978.               

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