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434994
Clara Lemlich [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Heiligman, Deborah 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 434994 Temp OS

Dewey: 331.8809/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Clara Lemlich immigrated to New York to escape danger in Ukraine, where she was born. She started working in clothing factories on the Lower East Side, only to realize that workers were being treated unfairly. So she stood up for the rights of workers, especially girls and women--and she won, changing the way factory workers were treated in America forever! Readers learn about the amazing life of Clara Lemlich--and how she persisted.


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Claudette Colvin [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Cline-Ransome, Lesa 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 222911 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 6.3 LG Lexile: 1170 NC F&P: S

Subjects: Colvin, Claudette,|d1939- African Americans - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography African American civil rights workers - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography African Americans - Segregation - Alabama - Montgomery - History Segregation in transportation - Alabama - Montgomery - History Montgomery (Ala.) - Biography Montgomery (Ala.) - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: Before Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin made the same choice. She insisted on standing up-or in her case, sitting down-for what was right.


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Florence Griffith Joyner [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Williams-Garcia, Rita 

Paperback(Philomel Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 953084 Available

Dewey: 796.4209/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 5.6 LG

Subjects: Griffith Joyner, Florence Delorez,|d1959-1998 Runners (Sports) - United States - Biography African American women athletes - Biography Olympic athletes - Biography


Summary: A chapter book biography of track and field Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner.


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719046
Harriet Tubman [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Pinkney, Andrea Davis 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 719046 Available

Dewey: 326/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 5.8 LG Lexile: 930 NC F&P: R

Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1820?-1913 Underground railroad Fugitive slaves African American women - Biography


Summary: Born enslaved, Harriet Tubman rose up to become one of the most successful, determined and well-known conductors of the Underground Railroad.


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Malala Yousafzai [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Saeed, Aisha 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2022)

BTSB #: 774505 Available

Dewey: 371.822/BAges: 6-9   
F&P: T

Subjects: Yousafzai, Malala,|d1997- Women social reformers - Pakistan - Biography Women political activists - Pakistan - Biography Girls - Education - Pakistan Girls - Violence against - Pakistan


Summary: A biography of the Pakistani, Nobel Prize-winning activist who was targeted by the Taliban because of her defense of education for girls.


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264376
Maria Tallchief [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Day, Christine 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 264376 Temp OS

Dewey: 792.8/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Maria Tallchief loved to dance, but was told that she might need to change her Osage name to one that sounded more Russian to make it as a professional ballerina. She refused, and worked hard at dancing her best, becoming America's first prima ballerina. Many famous American ballets were created for Maria! Readers learn about the amazing life of Maria Tallchief--and how she persisted.


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512063
Patsy Mink [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Keller, Tae 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2022)

BTSB #: 512063 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-9   
F&P: T

Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|tEducation Amendments of 1972.|pTitle IX United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Women legislators - Biography


Summary: When Patsy Mink won her seat in the House of Representatives as a Democrat from Hawaii, she became the first woman of color and the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. A co-author of the Title XI amendment of the Higher Education Act, she was a champion of rights for women, children, immigrants, and minorities throughout her twenty-four years in Congress.


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596691
Ruby Bridges [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Magoon, Kekla 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 596691 Temp OS

Dewey: 379.2/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: As a first grader, Ruby Bridges was the first Black student to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was no easy task, especially for a six-year-old. Ruby's bravery and perseverance inspired children and adults alike to fight for equality and social justice. Readers learn about the amazing life of Ruby Bridges--and how she persisted.


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Sally Ride [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Abawi, Atia 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 040123 Available

Dewey: 629.45/BAges: 6-9   
F&P: R

Subjects: Ride, Sally United States.|bNational Aeronautics and Space Administration - Biography Women astronauts - United States - Biography Astronauts - United States - Biography Women physicists - United States - Biography


Summary: As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride broke barriers and accomplished things she'd been told she wouldn't be able to do.


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She Persisted: Coretta Scott King [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Lyons, Kelly Starling 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 591594 Temp OS

Dewey: 323/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Coretta Scott King is known for being the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but she was a civil rights activist and leader in her own right! She was a singer and an author too, and her work made a difference for Black American and for all women for decades to come. Readers will learn about the amazing life of Coretta Scott King--and how she persisted.


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She Persisted: Diana Taurasi [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Brown, Monica 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 158141 Temp OS

Dewey: 796.323/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: When Diana Taurasi was a girl, professional women's basketball didn't exist in the US. But she worked hard to create opportunities for herself, winning championships throughout college and eventually going on to play for the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury and winning multiple Olympic gold medals. Readers will learn about the amazing life of Diana Taurasi--and how she persisted.


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She Persisted: Maya Lin [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Lin, Grace 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 573927 Temp OS

Dewey: 720.92/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Maya Lin is known throughout the world as the creator of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. But many people objected to her gender, age, race, and more when she was chosen to design the memorial. Still, she persisted, and her design stands out today as one of the most memorable monuments in the country. Readers learn about the amazing life of Maya Lin--and how she persisted.


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She Persisted: Rosalind Franklin [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 222941 Temp OS

Dewey: 572/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Rosalind Franklin loved science, but that wasn't a field many women were included in when she was young. Still, she persisted in pursuing her dreams, and conducted vital research on both coal and viruses. She also played a key role in the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA, though her male colleagues took credit for her work. Readers learn about the amazing life of Rosalind Franklin--and how she persisted.


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647206
She Persisted: Temple Grandin [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Miller-Lachmann, Lyn 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 647206 Temp OS

Dewey: 636.0092/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Temple Grandin is a world-renowned scientist, animal-behavior expert, and autism spokesperson who was able to use her way of thinking and looking at the world to invent and achieve great things! Readers will learn about the amazing life of Temple Grandin--and how she persisted.


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She Persisted: Wangari Maathai [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Odhiambo, Eucabeth 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 686145 Temp OS

Dewey: 333.75/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: When Wangari Maathai learned about how many trees had been cut down in Kenya, where she was from, she was horrified. So she founded the Green Belt Movement and got friends, family, and even strangers to help her plant trees and respect the environment--and she received a Nobel Peace Prize for her work. Readers will learn about the amazing life of Wangari Maathai--and how she persisted.


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She Persisted: Wilma Mankiller [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by Sorell, Traci 

Paperback New title.(Philomel)

BTSB #: 835998 Temp OS

Dewey: 973.04/BAges: 6-9   


Summary: Wilma Mankiller experienced her own forced removal from the land she grew up on as a child. As she got older and learned more about the injustices her people had faced, she dedicated her life to instilling pride in Native heritage and reclaiming Native rights. She went on to become the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Readers will learn about the amazing life of Wilma Mankiller--and how she persisted.


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Virginia Apgar [She persisted (Philomel Books)]by DasGupta, Sayantani 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 258841 Available

Dewey: 617.9/BAges: 6-9   
F&P: R

Subjects: Apgar, Virginia,|d1909-1974 Anesthesiologists - United States - Biography Women physicians - United States - Biography Physicians - United States - Biography


Summary: There weren't many women who tried to become doctors when Virginia Apgar went to medical school. Among her many accomplishments, she's best known for creating the Apgar test to check the health of newborn babies.


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