[BHE 205] Fearless Females in Juvenile Nonfiction (Part 1 of 2)

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Fats here.

Every Sunday, we share the books that have found their way into our shelves either from libraries, book shops – or simply landed into our mailboxes.

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Poster done by Iphigene

Last week, I featured graphic novels with female characters. Today, I’m sharing the first of two parts of a list of picture book biographies and amazing stories of Fearless Females and Courageous Women. Huzzah!

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Louisa May’s Battle: How the Civil War Led to Little Women by Kathleen Krull and Carlyn Beccia
Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Bethanne Andersen
The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef

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You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer by Shana Corey and Chelsey McLaren
Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero by Cheryl Harness and Carlo Molinari

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The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams by Tanya Lee Stone and Kathryn Brown
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by Miranda Paul and Elizabeth Gunon

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Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth by Anne Rockwell and R. Gregory Christie

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Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts by Nikki Grimes and Michele Wood
When Harriet Met Sojourner by Catherine Clinton and Shane W. Evans

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Women Daredevil: Thrills, Chills, and Frills by Julia Cummins and Cheryl Harness
Rabble Rousers: Twenty Women Who Made a Difference by Cheryl Harness

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Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Megan Halsey, and Sean Addy

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More amazing stories of fearless females next week!

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