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Four Must-Read Books for International Women’s Day

From female figures who have shaped belief to nursery rhymes for feminist times, these are must-read titles for International Women's Day!

British Museum: Goddess: 50 Goddesses, Spirits, Saints and Other Female Figures Who Have Shaped Belief

Written by Janina Ramirez Illustrated by Sarah Walsh
9-12

Tales of powerful female figures have been told since the beginning of time and this collection brings together 50 stories from around the world. There are loving creators, wise leaders, fearsome warriors, gentle healers and mystical protectors, and they can each inspire you to find strength within yourself . .…

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You’re Not the Boss of Me!

Written by Catherine Wilkins
9-12

A laugh-out-loud story about fighting for your right to steal the show, from the much-loved author of the My Best Friend and Other Enemies series. Amy Miller is a very positive person and she is fully prepared to be the star of the school Comedy Show. But when Harry is…

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What Are Little Girls Made of?

Written by Jeanne Willis Illustrated by Isabelle Follath
2-5

Award-winning author, Jeanne Willis, revamps all the favourite Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this picture book and think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn't dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep's sheep are all present…

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HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World

Written by Katherine Halligan Illustrated by Sarah Walsh
9-12

One of The Guardian's Best New Children's Books for Summer 2018. Longlisted for the North Somerset Teachers' Book Award. Instead of just studying history, let's think about HerStory too! In this uplifting and inspiring book, children can learn about 50 intrepid women from around the world and throughout history. Telling…

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