A picture book biography of Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron.
I love biographies and memoirs. Children’s biographies are an especially great way to gain appreciation for the lives of individuals through a short, engaging narrative. The illustrations in children’s biographies make these stories accessible to audiences of all ages. In honor of Women’s History Month, I want to highlight some of my favorite children’s biographies about women.
An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story.
Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA’s African American women mathematicians to America’s space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes timeline and glossary.
This book moves with the rhythm of jazz!