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Profiles the lives of twenty-six women who, through their acts and deeds, helped shape and change the world during their lifetime, including pilot Amelia Earhart and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston.
"When Dee-Dee finds herself excluded from various activities and clubs by the other kids, she and her teacher come up with a plan to show what good friends are and how they should treat each other."--Amazon.com
Explores the life and achievements of Althea Gibson, the first African-American woman to win the Wimbledon Cup.
"When Ben and his friends see a new face at school, they aren't quite sure how to react. Ben thinks it means big trouble, but he quickly learns that sometimes things aren't always what the seem. Follow along as three friends learn about their new School Resource Officer and the role she plays in keeping students safe while they learn and play."--Back cover "A School Resource Officer has a diverse role in the school community and has many duties and responsibilities. This book teaches kids about the important role their school resource officers play to protect them and their school. Becky Coyle learned firsthand how children can misunderstand officer's roles in schools through her work as an elementary school resource officer. It inspired her to create this School Safety series to explain school safety concepts to young children in a fun and engaging way."--Amazon
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.
"Princess Nin is a firefighter, Princess Gilda is a supermarket cashier, Princess Agnes is retired, and Princess Liang is in a wheel chair. This gallery of princesses gives visibility to lot of women who do not fit with the traditional conception of a princess. Maybe it's time to realize that each and every one of us could be a princess"--Amazon.com
A full-color picture book biography about Mary Jackson, who became the first female African American engineer at NASA—includes several STEM activities for some real-world learning connections!--publisher
Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia.
A young girl's grandmother tells her of her love for baseball and the day they let her play in the game even though she was a girl.
Brief text and slightly whimsical illustrations showcase a diverse group of strong, capable girls participating in a wide variety of nontraditional activities and occupations.