In case you want to get a gift for a young lady for the holidays, a birthday or any ocassion to expand her mind and show her that girls and women can do anything, then check out this list of 16 non-fiction books about fearless women in history.
Through them, girls (and boys) can learn the incredible achievements and stories of Fearless Females, women who shaped the world.
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- Basketball Belles – In April 1896, Agnes Morley led her team to victory in the first intercollegiate women’s basketball game, between Stanford and UC Berkeley. ($6.36)
- She Takes a Stand by Michael Elsohn Ross : 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World -Stories of women who dedicated their lives to fight for human rights, civil rights, workers’ rights, reproductive rights, and world peace ($16.80)
- For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story by Rebecca Langston-George : This powerful true story of how one brave girl named Malala changed the world proves that one person really can make a difference. ($7.95)
- What’s Your Story, Amelia Earhart? by Jen Barton : Discover how Amelia stood up for other female aviators and the ways she fought for gender equality. ($4.75)
- Rosa Parks by Cynthia Amoroso : A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of famed civil-rights activist Rosa Parks. ($24.65)
- Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady, Humanitarian, and World Citizen by Pam Rosenberg : Introduces the life and accomplishments of first lady and humanitarian, Eleanor Roosevelt. ($28.75)
- Sonia Sotomayor: U.S. Supreme Court Justice by Alex Van Tol : Raised by her widowed mother in the housing projects of New York, Sonia Sotomayor has built a life as a jurist and activist. ($12.95)
- Condoleezza Rice by Kevin Cunningham : Her intelligence and drive led her to one of the highest-ranking jobs in the White House, secretary of state. ($28.75)
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Iconic Supreme Court Justice by James Roland : In June of 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second female to serve on the United States Supreme Court. ($31.99)
- Sacajawea of the Shoshone by Natasha Yim : From her home to the Missouri River and the waves of the Pacific, Sacajawea traveled farther than any American woman of her time. ($13.90)
- Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee : Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. ($7.95)
- Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-Breaking Adventures by Karen Gibson : In Women in Space, author Karen Bush Gibson profiles 23 pioneers, all of whom achieved greatness in orbit. ($17.35)
- Engineering: Cool Women Who Design by Vicki V. May , Illustrator – Allison Bruce : Meet three women who are working hard in the engineering field. ($7.95)
- Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II by Cheryl Mullenbach : Double Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II ($7.97)
- Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers by Anna Lewis : Women of Steel and Stone tells the stories of 22 determined women who helped build the world we live in. ($16.36)
- World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers by Michael Elsohn Ross : A World of Her Own profiles 24 fascinating women from as the 1800s through today who have lived lives of exploration and adventure ($12.50)