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Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
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Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
Catherine de Valois: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
Empress Matilda of England
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 7. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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The roaring lioness of England! Born in 1102, Matilda's unique heritage was meant to unify an England still divided by her grandfather's conquest in 1066. When the 1120 White Ship Disaster made her the only surviving child of her parents, Matilda suddenly became heiress to the English throne in a time when the old Saxon Witan, not the king's Will, still decided the succession.
The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!
Molly Pitcher and the Battle of Monmouth
It was June 28th, 1778. The Americans were at war with the British. On that day the American army was beside the Delaware River. They were at a place called Monmouth. Mary Hays was there too. Her husband William was a soldier. Most people called Mary "Molly". Find out how Molly helps the soldiers, and how she even acted like a soldier herself in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level: 2.7
Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity. Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts. Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short bio.
Meet Helen Keller: An Illustrated Biography of Helen Keller. For Children Age 8 & Up
Series: Meet Famous People, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Looking for an inspirational hero to introduce your children to? Helen Keller is surely a great choice! "Meet Helen Keller" was written for kids age 8+. With colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on life stories of Helen Keller & how she overcame her disabilities & help others get past their problems. Her fight for fairness for all has made her one of the most famous women in the world.
Annie Oakley: Little Sure Shot
Series: 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Annie Oakley went from a life of poverty and abuse, to being one of the most famous women in the world. She made her own way, learning to fire guns like a man and perfecting her sharp shooting. When she joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, her fame spread. Finally she found happiness in both her personal and her professional life. Find out more about this woman who could outshoot any man. RL: 6.3
Penelope Barker and the Ladies Boston Tea Party
"Oh Elizabeth, there is so much to do!" Penny said. "And I am worried. I do hope the other ladies are with us." Penelope Barker was often called Penny. She was at the home of her friend, Elizabeth King. They were there to get ready for a great tea party. And this tea party would be great. Penny hoped that it would help change life in America. Find out what happened in this 15-minute book RL: 2.6
Wu Zetian: First Empress of China
Series: 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2019 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia
Wu Zetian was an intelligent and ambitious woman. She married Emperor Gaizong of the Tang Dynasty and became Empress. But Wu wasn’t satisfied. She wanted to rule in her own right. She was determined to become Emperor of China and killed anyone who stood in her way – even her own children. Find out more about this legendary ruler in this 15-minute children's biography. Ages 10+. Reading Level: 6.8
Molly Pitcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » American
Molly Pitcher followed her husband into battle in 1778. The British were leaving Philadelphia and were met by General Washington's troops in the Battle of Monmouth. Molly provided nursing duties and brought pitchers of water to the troops.. When her husband was wounded she took charge of his cannon. Her service was memorable indeed, so much so that she was breveted a sergeant by Gen Washington.
How Well Do You Know Betsy Ross?
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Betsy Ross is well known as the woman who made the first flag. But that was only one thing she did in her life. Betsy lived for 84 years. She did many things in her life. How much do you know about this early American woman? Can you answer these ten true or false questions about Betsy Ross? How many brothers and sisters did Betsy have? How old was Betsy when she started working? and more. RL: 3.7
History for Kids : Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
Series: History for Kids. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
The first person to introduce standards for water quality testing in America, to establish relation between nutrition and chemistry, the discoverer of mineral called SAMARSKITE and the first special female student of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A brief illustrated biography of Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards for Children.
Amelia Earhart: America's Lost Flyer
Series: 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
Amelia Earhart thought a woman could do anything a man could. She encouraged women to follow their dreams. When Amelia first saw an airplane, she was not impressed. A few years later, she knew she had to fly. Amelia set many flying records. Her dream was to be the first person to fly around the world along the equator. In 1937, she set off on her dream. Learn more in this 15-minute bio for kids.
Boat Kid: How I Survived Swimming with Sharks, Being Homeschooled, and Growing Up on a Sailboat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Girls & Women
“Boat Kid” is the engaging memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. During the 1980s and 90s, Melanie’s family lived aboard a 47-foot sailboat, spending their summers along the US East Coast and their winters in the Bahamas. But the cruising life was not all fun in the sun. "Boat Kid" is the Middle Grades version (ages 9-15) of Melanie's "Boat Girl."
Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
Molly Brown and the Titanic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
"Good-bye, mom. Have a safe trip." Molly hugged her daughter one last time. Just then a huge whistle blew. Molly quickly kissed her daughter again, and then headed onto the ship. It was a huge ship. It was called the Titanic. It sat at the dock In London, ready to go to America. Find out how Molly saves a bunch of people from the sinking Titanic in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level: 2.9
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: Educational Version
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Sara Jo Baker grew up questioning everything. She also grew up doing a lot of things that only boys were supposed to do. She mostly did them with her father and younger brother. Then Jo's world fell apart. Her father and brother died within months of each other. Jo thought it was her job to help support the family, so she went to college and became a doctor. Educational versions have CCSS activiti

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