Books About Women That’ll Inspire The Young Girls And Boys In Your Life

October is Women’s History Month, and while there’s a lot to celebrate in Canada, there’s work to do as well.

For one thing, there’s still a gender wage gap, one that .

Where to get it:Amazon

Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz

Introduce young readers to 40 amazing women from around the world, and throughout history, with this book filled with short profiles of impressive scientists, artists, and activists.

Where to get it: Indigo

Wangari’s Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter

Winter has made a fine career of writing about the lives of extraordinary women for children, and this book is no exception. It’s about Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, who spent her childhood in Kenya surrounded by trees and fought against deforestation as an adult.

Where to get it:Amazon

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli

Forget fairy tales — these 100 stories are about the lives and adventures of real women including Elizabeth I and Serena Williams. Originally funded via Kickstarter, the popular book series will release a second volume in November.

Where to get it:Indigo

Wonder Women by Sam Maggs

STEM is hot these days, but there have always been women who excelled in science and technology — and this book features 25 of them along with fun illustrations by Sophia Foster-Dimino.

Where to get it:Indigo

Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged! by Jody Nyasha Warner

In 1946, Viola Desmond was told to move to the part of a Nova Scotia movie theatre that was reserved for black people only. She would not, and her fight against her subsequent arrest galvanized the Black Nova Scotian community’s fight for civil rights.

Where to get it:Indigo

Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen by Jazz Jennings

Jennings and her family have introduced many people to what life is really like …read more

Source:: The Huffington Post – Canada Travel

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