Celebrating Women's History Month
Books to Empower Girls
National Women’s History Month is about more than celebrating women and girls in history. It’s also about empowering the women of tomorrow. Girl power is the first step to inspiring young girls to believe in themselves. These five children’s books were made to inspire all girls, boys and adults alike.
This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
This story introduces ten diverse and influential female leaders that have paved the way throughout history. Readers will learn about Rosa Parks, Sonia Sotomayor and more. Parents and little ones alike will love this girl power primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.
Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon
Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor. She doesn’t mind. Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile big, and sing loud, and she takes that advice to heart.
But then Molly Lou has to start in a new school. A horrible bully picks on her on the very first day, but Molly Lou Melon knows just what to do about that.
Rosie Revere, Engineer
This story follows, in lively rhyming verse, the story of a second-grade girl who wants to be a great engineer. She loves making gadgets and tries to make a machine for her aunt so she can fly. There are lessons about following your dreams and understanding that failure is part of the engineer’s process and that you only truly fail if you quit.
The Water Princess
Inspired by the true story of African-born model Georgie Badiel, this story teaches girls about their strength and standing for their dreams.
Clean drinking water is scare Princess Gie Gie’s small Africa village. Every morning, she wakes before the sun to make the long journey to the water well. She wears a heavy pot on her head to collect the water instead of her crown. She dreams of a day when her village will have cool, crystal-clear water of its own.
Lady Legends Alphabet Book
This story teaches the letters of the alphabet, and features different empowered women throughout history. Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Vivienne Westwood, Frida Kahlo and more represent the quintessential A to Z of strong, talented, irrepressible women that every young girl should know and can admire.
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