Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8

Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8

Educate and inspire your students this International Women’s Day by learning more about courageous and influential women from history and present day. Your World Book eBook platform includes biographies about many women who have and are currently challenging stereotypes and bias to empower women and make a positive difference for women worldwide.

BOLT: Women Who Rock

Powerful role models come from all walks of life. And these titles highlight some of the best female role models around: Alex Morgan, Bethany Mota, Demi Lovato, Malala Yousafzai, Misty Copeland, Taylor Swift.

How I Changed the World

How I Changed the World reveals the struggles and accomplishments of individuals who made a lasting impact on history. Each title details pivotal moments in that person’s life that led to a high-level change in thinking or action around the world. This International Women’s Day learn about suffragette, Susan B. Anthony, artist, Frida Kahlo and Nobel Prize winner, Wangari Maathai.

Biographical Connections

Biographical Connections take a contextual approach in presenting the lives of important people. Two volumes are dedicated to influential women in specific fields. Elizabeth Blackwell with profiles of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Susan La Flesche Picotte profiles these three extraordinary women who broke down barriers for other women entering the medical field. Golda Meir with profiles of David Ben-Gurion and Yitzhak Rabin talks about these three extraordinary individuals who made significant contributions to the development of Israel, a modern nation established in an ancient land.

True or False?

Who was the first woman in space? Who was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize? Who was the first Aboriginal Australian to win an Olympic gold medal? World Book’s True or False?: Remarkable Women answers these questions and more!

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Vida Goldstein

World Book continues its celebration of International Women’s Day with a look at Australian feminist and campaigner for woman suffrage Vida Goldstein.