Women’s History Month – Picture Book Biography Recommendations

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these Picture Book Biographies featuring the true stories of inspiring women. 

Find these books in the library or place them on hold via the links to our catalog.

Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet : The Story of Harriet Tubman – Lesa Cline-Ransome

Counting on Katherine

Counting on Katherine – Helaine Becker

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos – Monica Brown

Girl With a Mind for Math

The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague – Julia Finley Mosca

Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code – Laurie Wallmark

I Dissent

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark – Debbie Levy

It Began with a Page

It Began with a Page : How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way – Kyo Maclear

Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala’s Magic Pencil – Malala Yousafzai

Maya Lin

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines: Designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Jeanne Walker Harvey

Planting Stories

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpr – Anika Aldamuy Denise

Separate Is Never Equal

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation – Duncan Tonatiuh

Trudy's Big Swim

Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm – Sue Macy

Wilma's Way Home

Wilma’s Way Home: The Life of Wilma Mankiller – Doreen Rappaport

World Is Not a Rectangle

The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid – Jeanette Winter