Skelley, Billie Holladay. Ruth Law: The Queen of the Air. Illus. by Rachel Bowman. 2016. 50p. Goldminds Publishing, $12.99 (9781942905646). Gr. 2-5.
Told through the format of newspaper interviews and illustrations, this book shares the story of Ruth Law’s 1916, record-breaking solo flight from Chicago to New York.
Winter, Jonah. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs Inequality. 2017. 48p. Abrams Books for Young Readers, $18.95 (9781419725593). Gr. 2-5.
This “mock trial” picture book includes exhibits showing a young girl recognizing gender injustices and growing into a woman who opened doors for those who come after.
Mathieu, Jennifer. Moxie. 2017. 336p. Roaring Brook Press, $17.99 (9781626726352). Gr. 9-up.
During her junior year in high school Viv becomes aware of the double-standards blatantly perpetuated by school administrators and gets inspiration from her mom’s Riot Grrl youth to spark change.