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International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day with this selection of great books!

by 49th Teachers · Tagged diversity and inclusion

Canadian Women Now and Then

More than 100 Stories of Fearless Trailblazers

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod
illustrated by Maïa Faddoul

Her Epic Adventure

25 Daring Women Who Inspire a Life Less Ordinary

by (author) Julia De Laurentiis Johnston
illustrated by Salini Perera

The Girl Who Loved Giraffes

And Became the World's First Giraffologist

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by François Thisdale

Black Women Who Dared

by (author) Naomi M. Moyer

World Shakers

Inspiring Women Activists

by (author) Helen Wolfe

The Girl Who Rode a Shark

And Other Stories of Daring Women

by (author) Ailsa Ross
illustrated by Amy Blackwell

She's a Mensch!

Ten Amazing Jewish Women

by (author) Anne Dublin

In Good Hands

Remarkable Female Politicians from Around the World Who Showed Up, Spoke Out and Made Change

by (author) Stephanie MacKendrick

A Tulip in Winter

A Story About Folk Artist Maud Lewis

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by Lauren Soloy

Lady with the Books, The

A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by Marie Lafrance

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged!

by (author) Jody Nyasha Warner
illustrated by Richard Rudnicki

Walking in the City with Jane

A Story of Jane Jacobs

by (author) Susan Hughes
illustrated by Valérie Boivin

Fatty Legs (10th anniversary edition)

by (author) Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton & Christy Jordan-Fenton
illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes
foreword by Debbie Reese

A Likkle Miss Lou

How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found Her Voice

by (author) Nadia L. Hohn
illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes


Women With Disabilities

by (author) Helen Wolfe
illustrated by Karen Patkau

Searching Beyond the Stars

Seven Women in Science Take On Space's Biggest Questions

by (author) Nicole Mortillaro
illustrated by Amanda Key

Amazing Atlantic Canadian Women

Fascinating Stories of Excellence and Determination

by (author) Stephanie Domet & Penelope Jackson
illustrated by James Bentley


Voices of Native American Women

edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale

Van Buren Sisters vs. the Pants Police, The

by (author) J.F. Fox
illustrated by Anna Kwan

The Secret Pocket

by (author) Peggy Janicki
illustrated by Carrielynn Victor

Howdy, I'm Flores LaDue

by (author) Ayesha Clough
illustrated by Hugh Rookwood & Keegan Starlight

Govern Like a Girl

The Women Who Became Canada’s First Ministers

by (author) Kate Graham

Nibi Emosaawdang / The Water Walker

by (author) Joanne Robertson
translated by Shirley Williams & Isadore Toulouse