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Extraordinary women

We’ve updated our Women’s History Month reading list with biographies for a wide range of grade levels, all recently published and recommended by the Horn Book Magazine. From fifteen-year-old civil rights activist Claudette Colvin to former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and pilot Amelia Earhart to choreographer Martha Graham, these women broke the rules and led extraordinary lives.

What other books about trailblazing women inspire you, your children, or your students?

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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