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9 Children's Books About Women Who Changed the World

As we get into the spirit of International Women's Day, let's take a moment to appreciate the incredible achievements of women who've left their mark on the world, sparking inspiration for generations. Here's a list of nine children's books that'll take you on a journey, highlighting amazing women from around the globe achieving some seriously extraordinary stuff. These stories aren't just page-turners – they're a shout-out to the strength, courage, and limitless potential that women bring to the table.

Why stick with plain old A, B, C when you can have Amelia (Earhart), Malala, Tina (Turner), Ruth (Bader Ginsburg), all the way to eXtraordinary You―and the Zillion of adventures you will go on?

This coloring book is a celebration of the amazing contributions of African queens throughout history. These queens fought wars, led armies, negotiated treaties, stood up for what they believed in, and more.

The perfect introduction for learning about women throughout history who dared to do the extraordinary! Inspire our new generation of women to explore, discover, persist, succeed, and fight like a girl! A great gift for girls 9-12!

Meet women who have used their God-given talents to live out their faith to the fullest. They come from a variety of backgrounds, eras, and ethnicities, but each one has answered the Lord’s call on their life in bold and innovative ways.


This beautifully illustrated New York Times bestseller introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.

Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas who made U.S. History, Sé Audaz! Sé Valiente!: 11 Latinas que hicieron historia en los Estados Unidos is a bilingual book that highlights 11 Latinas who excelled in various fields including medicine, science, sports, art and politics.

Stories of amazing Asian American women who broke barriers in science—for kids ages 8 to 12

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female and non-binary artists from all over the world.

Women have always been at the forefront of scientific discovery. This collection of biographies for kids explores 15 of these women and their extraordinary accomplishments—even in the face of huge challenges. See how they bravely followed their dreams and revolutionized what we know about technology, our bodies, and even the universe!

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