Skeers, Linda. Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist. Illus. by Marta Álvarez Miguéns. 2020. 40p. Sourcebooks Explore, $17.99 (9781728209517). PreS-Gr. 3.
Though she was denied entrance into the circles and schools of scientists, Mary Anning became an expert on prehistoric creatures through her own research and discoveries.
Herbert, Kari. We Are Artists: Women Who Made Their Mark on the World. 2019. 144p. Thames & Hudson, $19.95 (9780500651964). Gr. 6 and up.
An eye-opening and empowering introduction to modern women artists from around the world.
Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel. Billie Jean King. Illus. by Miranda Sofroniou. 2020. 32p. Frances Lincoln, $15.99 (9780711246935). PreS-Gr. 3.
Tennis player Billie Jean King did some of her greatest work off the court, showing the world that women deserve equal pay and equal opportunities.
Nyong’o, Lupita. Sulwe. Illus. by Vashti Harrison. 2019. 48p. Simon & Schuster, $17.99 (9781534425361). PreS-Gr. 3.
Dark-skinned Sulwe wants to be beautiful and bright, like her light-skinned sister. Guided by a shooting star, she discovers she is beautiful already, inside and out.