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My little golden book about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Presents an illustrated look at the life of American Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The women who built Hollywood

12 trailblazers in front of and behind the camera
Twelve diverse actors, directors, writers, editors, designers, and producers fought against sexism, racism and prejudice to have their voices heard and changed the industry forever.

Hedy Lamarr

"Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. She love to sit with her father and hear all about scientific theories. A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on the stage, but her scientific curiosity never stopped. Electronics, chemistry, engineering--whatever Hedy put her mind to, she came up with ingenious inventions, blazing a trail for women in science and making great strides towards science. As well as a glittering film career, Hedy developed technology that formed the basis of Wifi and Bluetooth used in our world day"--OCLC.

Kalpana Chawla

Introduces readers to the life of the first Indian-American astronaut, Kalpana Chawla.

Ayanna Howard

A brief biography of mechanical engineer Ayanna Howard, discussing how her love of math led her to become a robotics engineer.

Women in lacrosse

Introduces readers to the development of women's lacrosse, as well as the sport's star players from past to present. Colorful spreads, fascinating sidebars, and athlete bios make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Justice rising

12 amazing Black women in the Civil Rights Movement
"Told through twelve short biographies, this book celebrates just some of the many Black women--each of whom has been largely underrepresented until now--who were instrumental to the nation's fight for civil rights and the contributions they made in driving the Movement forward"--Provided by publisher.

Amelia lost

the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart
"On May 21, 1937, the most famous female pilot of all time, Amelia Earhart, set out to do the impossible: circumnavigate the globe at its widest point, flying 27,000 miles in all. Just six weeks later, her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. More than eighty years have passed since that fateful flight, and the plane has never been found. Discover the . . . life and tragic end of America's most famous trailblazing flier . . ."--Back cover.

Diana Taurasi

hoops legend
A biography of professional basketball player Diana Taurasi, covering her childhood, career, and more.

Breanna Stewart

pro basketball MVP
"Breanna Stewart is a basketball superstar! She dominated in high school. Stewart then went on to play college ball for the UConn Huskies. From there she got the opportunity to play for Team USA in the Olympics-where she scored the winning shot! Readers will learn how Breanna overcame a difficult childhood to go onto achieve her dreams"--Provided by publisher.


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