Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women
Written by Kate Schatz & Mirian Klein Stahl
From the Publisher: In Rad Girls Can, you’ll learn about a diverse group of young women who are living rad lives, whether excelling in male-dominated sports like boxing, rock climbing, or skateboarding; speaking out against injustice and discrimination; expressing themselves through dance, writing, and music; or advocating for girls around the world. Each profile is paired with the dynamic paper-cut art that made the authors’ first two books New York Times bestsellers. Featuring both contemporary and historical figures, Rad Girls Can offers hope, inspiration, and motivation to readers of all ages and genders.
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
Written and Illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
From the Publisher: A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times bestseller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician, who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers & Rebels
Written by Linda Skeers
Illustrated by Livi Gosling
From the Publisher: Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they’re rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels. This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure—many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you’ll WANT to!
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