Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Gender & Sexism
Kathleen Krull
Kathryn Hewitt
Age Group:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Gender & Sexism

This book focuses on twenty women down through history who have held political power and influence, including Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt and Eva Peron. These biographical pieces showcase queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, and revolutionary leaders. Some are notorious, others revered, and all were noteworthy women who succeeded in making their way through a male dominated society.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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