March is Women’s History Month and Kids World has tons of great books on the shelf ready for checkout. Here are a few highlights from the biography collection – perfect for family read out louds.
Soaring in Style by Jennifer Lane Wilson
Amelia Earhart is famous for flying planes during a time when most pilots were men. She is even more famous for mysteriously vanishing in flight. However, long before that missing plane, Amelia Earhart was famous for changing the style of clothes American women wore. Learn more about America’s first celebrity fashion designer in this picture book biography.
When Sue Found Sue by Toni Buzzeo
Sue’s love of finding things inspired her career which led her to make the greatest discovery: the most complete T. Rex skeleton ever found. Named after the amazing woman who found it, Sue the T. Rex currently calls Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History home. This picture book biography gives background into a women whose find has become a part of Chicago’s history.
Swimming with Sharks by Heather Long
As a child, Eugenie Clark did not see a ferocious monster or blood-thirsty killing machine when she first saw a shark. As a scientist, Clark earned the nickname, “Shark Lady,” and changed how the world saw these ocean predators. This picture book biography shows the impact just one person has in how animals are perceived.