Nonfiction > Picture > Women

Kimberly Brown 

Queen Like Me: The True Story of Girls Who Changed the World

Veronica Chambers

Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa  

Deborah M. Newton Chocolate

Biddy Mason: The Open Hand

Lesa Cline-Ransome 

Helen Keller: The World in Her Heart 

Trish Cooke

Hoorah for Mary Seacole 

Nikki Giovanni


Mary McLeod Bethune 

Nikki Grimes

Talkin’ About Bessie

Joyce Hansen

African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa’s Royal Women

Crystal Hubbard

Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream 

Dolores Johnson 

She Dared to Fly: Bessie Coleman

June Jordan

Fannie Lou Hamer

Lynn Joseph 

Fly, Bessie, Fly 

Jacob Lawrence

Harriet and the Promised Land

Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack

Mary McLeod Bethune: Woman of Courage

Madam C. J. Walker: Inventor and Millionaire 

Marian Anderson: A Great Singer

Ida B. Wells-Barnett: A Voice Against Violence 

Angela Shelf Medearis

Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement 

Walter Dean Myers

Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told 

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa 

Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride

Tamara Pizzoli

Auntie Nappy: Lessons from the Beautiful Life Patterns Made by Nefeterius Akeli McPherson

Ntozake Shange

Coretta Scott

Charles R. Smith

Hoop Queens

Sheryl Swoopes

Hoops with Swoopes

Tererai Trent

The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can 

Glennette Tilley Turner

An Apple for Harriet Tubman 

Renee Watson

Harlem’s Little Blackbird

Carole Boston Weatherford

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement 

Oprah: The Little Speaker 

Michelle Obama: First Mom

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom