Tag: women in leadership

Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker

A Black Woman Did That

Imogene’s Last Stand

Written by: Candace Fleming Illustrated by: Nancy Carpenter  For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: History, Politics, Women in Leadership, Preservation, Activism, Peaceful Action, Feminism. Summary: I checked out this book from the library with cautious optimism.  I was hoping that the book would have solid representation in historical figures… Continue Reading “Imogene’s Last Stand”

The Only Woman in the Photo [Being Released February 2020]

Written by: Kathleen Krull Illustrated by: Alexandra Bye For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Trailblazers, Women in Leadership, Historic Figures, Feminism, Women’s Suffrage, Historic Events, Activism, Women in Government.  Summary: Oh buddy do we love Frances Perkins!  This book is awesome, it tells the story of one strong… Continue Reading “The Only Woman in the Photo [Being Released February 2020]”

Step Into Your Power

Written by: Jamia Wilson Illustrated by: Andrea Pippins For ages: 9-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Growing Up, Activism, Friendship, Self-Expression, Empowerment, Self-Esteem, Social-Emotional Learning, Skill Cultivation, Women in Leadership. Summary: Step Into Your Power does the incredibly complex job of being both a call to action as well as… Continue Reading “Step Into Your Power”

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

Written by: Mikki Kendall Illustrated by: A. D’Amico For ages: YA older teens (mature topics-violence, assault, enslavement, death) Language: English  Topics Covered: Activism, Historic Figures, Historical Fiction, Enslavement, Women’s Rights, Suffrage, Women in Politics, Women in Leadership, Assault, Death, Indigenous Voices, POC-Centric Narratives, Marginalized Populations, Modern Black Freedom Struggle, LGBTQ,… Continue Reading “Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists”

Brownstone’s Mythical Collection: Kai and the Monkey King [released 10/22]

Written & Illustrated by: Joe Todd-Stanton For ages: 5-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Adventure, Mythology, Family, Love, Women Adventurers, Single Mother Families.  Summary: This book was sent to us by Flying Eye Books, Nobrow in the UK, but all opinions are our own!  This book is part of the… Continue Reading “Brownstone’s Mythical Collection: Kai and the Monkey King [released 10/22]”

Leading the Way: Women in Power [Being released 10/8]

Written by: Senator Janet Howell & Theresa Howell, forward by Hillary Rodham Clinton Illustrated by: Kylie Akia & Alexandra Bye For ages: YA middle & upper grades to read themselves (ages 10 and up); great bedtime story for younger children. Language: English Topics Covered: Trailblazers, Women in Politics, Government, Leadership,… Continue Reading “Leading the Way: Women in Power [Being released 10/8]”

Wilma’s Way Home, The Life of Wilma Mankiller

Written by: Doreen Rappaport Illustrated by: Linda Kukuk For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, Cherokee Nation, Trailblazer, Feminism, Activism, Politics, Historical Figure, Historic Events, Family, Women in Government, Women in Leadership, Community. Summary: This is a story about the amazing life of Wilma Mankiller,… Continue Reading “Wilma’s Way Home, The Life of Wilma Mankiller”

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