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Slide 0: Strong Is the New Pretty
Strong Is the New Pretty
$13.95
Strong Is the New Pretty is a guided journal for girls. It is full of images of young girls being athletic, being active, being strong, and being proud. In its pages girls talk about their hobbies and what they aspire to be in their lives. The journal invites girls ages 8 to 12 to discover and celebrate their independent, wild, silly, powerful selves.
 
Slide 1: Women in Sports
Women in Sports
$16.99
A richly illustrated and inspiring study of women athletes, Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than 40 sports. The athletes featured include well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, as well as lesser-known champions like Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a professional men's league. Women in Sports celebrates the success of the tough, bold, and fearless women who paved the way for today’s athletes.
 
Slide 2: Adventures in Space
Adventures in Space
$22.99
With a lenticular cover and packed full of fun surprises, Adventures in Space contains everything young space explorers need to learn about the planets and beyond. After reading about the planets and space exploration, kids can use the shaped box to create their own Moon landing scene with dioramas, cardstock models, and figurines. Whether it's Jupiter's moons or Neil Armstrong's spacesuit, this book contains everything kids need for an intergalactic adventure at home.
 
Slide 3: Countries of the World
Countries of the World
$24.99
In Countries of the World: Our World in Pictures, kids discover the countries of the world and learn about the many unique things that make one country different from another. Surprising similarities are revealed, too. Did you know that Cuba's national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in America? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedules? Find out about anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan to blueberry picking in Sweden and India's space program.
 
Slide 4: The Mysteries of the Universe
The Mysteries of the Universe
$19.99
In The Mysteries of the Universe children's book, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space. From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, each celestial body is explored through detailed photographs and illustrations that children will love poring over as well as engaging, storybook-style descriptions of each object that allow readers to delve into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond.
 
Slide 5: Ocean!
Ocean!
$24.99
Ocean! Our Watery World as You've Never Seen It Before is a richly illustrated encyclopedia that sets sail into new waters with an exploration of the world's oceans and seas. Discover the geography, geology, and ecology that lies beneath the waves—from the deepest trench to the longest mountain range on Earth, and from the world's largest animal (the blue whale) to some of the smallest plankton. Using 3-D computer illustrations that present an eye-catching level of detail, this book takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet.
 
Slide 6: Nuestra America - English Version
Nuestra America - English Version
$17.99
Nuestra America: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latino and Latina Americans throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. It features a glossary of terms and reading guide created by the Smithsonian Latino Center along with beautiful portraits by artist Gloria Félix that will draw readers in time and time again.
 
Slide 7: Nuestra America - Spanish Version
Nuestra America - Spanish Version
$17.99
Nuestra America: 30 Latinas/Latinos Inspiradores Que Han Forjado La Historia de Los Estados Unidos in Spanish highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latino and Latina Americans throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. It features a glossary of terms and reading guide created by the Smithsonian Latino Center along with beautiful portraits by artist Gloria Félix that will draw readers in time and time again.
 
Slide 8: Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice
Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice
$18.99
A collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists. Historically poets have been on the forefront of social movements. Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice is a collection of poems by women of color that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, tackling topics from discrimination to empathy, and acceptance to speaking out.

With Theodore Taylor's bright, emotional art and writing from Mahogany Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo and Olivia Gatwood, kids will be inspired to create their own art and poems to express how they see justice and injustice.
 
Slide 9: How Women Won the Vote
How Women Won the Vote
$18.99
In time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a women's right to vote in America comes How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea, a riveting story of the two trailblazers who planned the historic Women's March of 1913, paving the way for the passage of the 19th amendment—from Newbery Honor Medalist Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Get immersed in the excitement and thrill of a country undergoing dramatic social and political change! Meet the women who weren't afraid to use radical tactics, pull off a huge parade, picket President Woodrow Wilson outside the White House, go to jail, go on hunger strikes, and fight until a federal amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified.

Look at photos and illustrations (by Ziyue Chen) that put you right there, during a brilliantly planned and choreographed march and pageant demanding an amendment to the constitution of the United States! The Women's March of 1913 was an incredible sight to behold: over 5,000 suffragists marching, 9 bands, 4 mounted brigades, 26 floats—all marching past 250,000 spectators. There was even a riot! How Women Won the Vote is perfect for the many historical institutions and educational organizations who are celebrating the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and for Women's History Month promotions.

Because of Her Story Part of Smithsonian's
American Women's History Initiative
 
Slide 10: Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
$35.00
Discover New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and bold and visionary women in history in this beautiful boxed set of Little Leaders and Little Dreamers: Bold and Visionary Women Around the World.

These beautifully illustrated books introduce readers of all ages to 80 women who changed the world. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History features 40 trailblazing black women in American history, and Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World features 40 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists. Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, filmmaker Julie Dash, painter Mary Blair, actor/inventor Hedy Lamar, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, architect Zaha Hadid, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu.

Also included in this must-have set is an exclusive, signed print.
 
Slide 11: Think Big, Little One
Think Big, Little One
$8.99
Think Big, Little One is a beautifully illustrated board book edition of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by New York Times bestselling author Vashti Harrison. It is a beautiful first book to teach your little dreamers to follow all their biggest ideas.

Featuring 18 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists, this adaptation of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World introduces trailblazing women like Mary Blair, an American modernist painter who had a major influence on how color was used in early animated films, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, and architect Zaha Hadid. The irresistible full-color illustrations show the dreamers as both accessible and aspirational so readers know they, too, can grow up to do something amazing.