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949671
Baseball's leading lady : Effa Manley and the rise and fall of the Negro Leagues by Williams, Andrea 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 949671 Available

Dewey: 796.357/BAges: 10-14   


Subjects: Manley, Effa,|d1897-1981 Newark Eagles (Baseball team) Negro leagues - History Baseball - United States - History Baseball team owners - United States - Biography Women baseball team owners - United States - Biography African American women - Biography


Summary: The true story of Effa Manley, the first and only woman in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the black female co-owner of the Newark Eagles in the Negro leagues.


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222866
Before she was Harriet by Cline-Ransome, Lesa 

Paperback(Holiday House, 2019)

BTSB #: 222866 Available

Dewey: 973.7115/BAges: 5-8   
AR: 4.5 LG Lexile: NP

Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1820?-1913 Slaves African Americans - Biography African American women - Biography Underground Railroad


Summary: Poetry that celebrates the diverse accomplishments of Harriet Tubman as revealed by her many names.


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222880
Before she was Harriet by Cline-Ransome, Lesa 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2019)

BTSB #: 222880 Available

Dewey: 973.7115/BAges: 5-8   
AR: 4.5 LG Lexile: NP

Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1820?-1913 Slaves African Americans - Biography African American women - Biography Underground Railroad


Summary: Poetry that celebrates the diverse accomplishments of Harriet Tubman as revealed by her many names.


469470
Brave. Black. First. : 50+ African American women who changed the world by Hudson, Cheryl 

BTSB Prebound(Crown Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 469470 Available

Dewey: 920.72/CAges: 8-12   
AR: 8.9 MG Lexile: 1270 NC

Subjects: African American women - Biography


Summary: Over fifty remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people.


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650652
Carla Hayden : Librarian of Congress [Blastoff! readers. Level 2. Women leading the way]by Moening, Kate 

BTSB Prebound(Bellwether Media, 2021)

BTSB #: 650652 Available

Dewey: 27.573/BAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 490 F&P: M

Subjects: Hayden, Carla Diane,|d1952- National librarians - United States - Biography Library of Congress National libraries African American women - Biography


Summary: A biography of Carla Hayden, including her being the first African American and the first woman to become Librarian of Congress, and more.


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222872
Counting the stars by Cline-Ransome, Lesa 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 222872 Available

Dewey: 510.92/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.9 LG Lexile: 1030

Subjects: Johnson, Katherine G United States.|bNational Aeronautics and Space Administration - Biography African American women mathematicians - Biography Women mathematicians - Biography African American women - Biography


Summary: The story of Katherine Johnson, an African American mathematician whose work was critical to the first US space flight.


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634326
Flying high : the story of gymnastics champion Simone Biles [Who Did It First? Book]by Meadows, Michelle 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2020)

BTSB #: 634326 Available

Dewey: 796.4409/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.1 LG

Subjects: Biles, Simone,|d1997- Women gymnasts - United States - Biography Gymnasts - United States - Biography African American women - Biography


Summary: A lyrical picture book biography of Simone Biles, international gymnastics champion and Olympic superstar.


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411958
Harriet Tubman [Mi mini biografia]by Devera, Czeena 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Cherry Lake, 2019)

BTSB #: 411958 Available

Dewey: 306.3/BAges: 4-7   
Lexile: 180

Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1822-1913 Slaves - United States - Biography African American women - Biography African Americans - Biography Underground Railroad


Summary: A biography of the life of Harriet Tubman. In Spanish.


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719046
Harriet Tubman [She persisted]by Pinkney, Andrea Davis 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2021)

BTSB #: 719046 Available

Dewey: 326/BAges: 6-9   


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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811926
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race by Shetterly, Margot Lee 

Paperback(William Morrow, 2016)

BTSB #: 811926 Available

Dewey: 510.92/CAges: 12-16   
Lexile: 1350

Subjects: United States.|bNational Aeronautics and Space Administration - Officials and employees Women mathematicians - United States - Biography African American women - Biography African American mathematicians - Biography Space race


Summary: Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and the space race, this true story follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African American women who participated in some of NASA's greatest successes. It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges, forged alliances, and used their intellect to change their own lives, and their country's future.


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811992
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race by Shetterly, Margot Lee 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2018)

BTSB #: 811992 Available

Dewey: 520.92/CAges: 6-8   
AR: 5.8 LG RC: 10.6 6-8 Lexile: 980

Subjects: United States.|bNational Aeronautics and Space Administration African American mathematicians - Biography African American women - Biography Space race


Summary: The inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space.


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636305
I am Harriet Tubman [Ordinary people change the world]by Meltzer, Brad 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2018)

BTSB #: 636305 Available

Dewey: 326/BAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.7 LG Lexile: 560

Subjects: Tubman, Harriet,|d1820?-1913 Slaves African American women - Biography African Americans - Biography Underground Railroad


Summary: A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad.


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636319
I am Oprah Winfrey [Ordinary people change the world]by Meltzer, Brad 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 636319 Available

Dewey: 791/BAges: 6-8   


Subjects: Winfrey, Oprah African American television personalities - Biography Television talk show hosts - Biography African American women - Biography


Summary: A biography of the critically acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who used her struggles in childhood as motivation to become a cultural icon.


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Katherine Johnson [DK Life Stories]by Wilkins, Ebony 

BTSB Prebound(DK, 2019)

BTSB #: 774622 Available

Dewey: 510.92/BAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 1000 F&P: V

Subjects: Johnson Katherine G United States.|bNational Aeronautics and Space Administration - Officials and employees - Biography African American women - Biography Mathematicians - Biography


Summary: The inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures.


280275
Lifting as we climb : black women's battle for the ballot box by Dionne, Evette 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2020)

BTSB #: 280275 Available

Dewey: 324.6/CAges: 10-14   
AR: 9.4 MG+

Subjects: United States.|tConstitution.|n19th Amendment Suffrage - United States - History|y20th century Women - Suffrage - United States African American women - Biography Race relations Women's rights - United States


Summary: Tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement.


422658
Little leaders : bold women in black history by Harrison, Vashti 

BTSB Prebound(Little, Brown, 2017)

BTSB #: 422658 Available

Dewey: 920.7208/CAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 1050 F&P: V

Subjects: African American women - Biography African Americans - Biography African Americans - History - Anecdotes Heroes - United States - Biography


Summary: Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history who broke boundaries and achieved beyond expectations.


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P04079
Little leaders : bold women in black history by Harrison, Vashti 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2018)

BTSB #: P04079 Available

Dewey: 920.7208/CAges: 8-12   


Subjects: African American women - Biography African Americans - Biography African Americans - History - Anecdotes Heroes - United States - Biography


Summary: Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history who broke boundaries and achieved beyond expectations.


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294823
Never caught, the story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong 

BTSB Prebound(Aladdin, 2019)

BTSB #: 294823 Available

Dewey: 306.3/BAges: 9-13   
AR: 7.9 MG Lexile: 1090 F&P: Z

Subjects: Judge, Oney Washington, George,|d1732-1799 - Relations with slaves Washington, Martha,|d1731-1802 - Relations with slaves Slaves - United States - Biography Fugitive slaves - United States - Biography African American women - Biography Slavery - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - History|y18th century


Summary: The eye-opening narrative of George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for a better life.


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Ona Judge outwits the Washingtons : an enslaved woman fights for freedom [Encounter. Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books]by Hooks, Gwendolyn 

BTSB Prebound(Capstone Editions, 2019)

BTSB #: 462622 Available

Dewey: 306.3/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.5 MG Lexile: 700 F&P: S

Subjects: Judge, Oney Washington, George,|d1732-1799 - Relations with slaves Washington, Martha,|d1731-1802 - Relations with slaves Slaves - United States - Biography African American women - Biography Fugitive slaves - United States - Biography Slavery - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - History|y18th century


Summary: Soon after American colonists had won independence from Great Britain, Ona Judge was fighting for her own freedom from one of America's most famous founding fathers, George Washington. George and Martha Washington valued Ona as one of their most skilled and trustworthy slaves, but she would risk everything to achieve complete freedom. Born into slavery at Mount Vernon, Ona seized the opportunity to escape when she was brought to live in the President's Mansion in Philadelphia. Ona fled to New Hampshire and started a new life. But the Washingtons wouldn't give up easily. After her escape, Ona became the focus of a years-long manhunt, led by America's first president.


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587188
Patricia's vision : the doctor who saved sight [People Who Shaped Our World]by Lord, Michelle 

BTSB Prebound(Sterling Children's Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 587188 Available

Dewey: 617.7092/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 4.4 LG Lexile: 710

Subjects: Bath, Patricia,|d1942-2019 Ophthalmologists - Biography Women inventors - Biography African American women - Biography Eye - Surgery Lasers in surgery - History


Summary: Born in 1940s Harlem, Patricia Bath dreamed of being a doctor--even though that wasn't a career option for most women. This biography follows Dr. Bath in her quest to become an ophthalmologist and restore sight to the blind. When everyone else had given up hope, she invented a specialized laser for removing cataracts, becoming the first African American woman doctor to receive a medical patent.


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