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Change Maker Biographies

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Every one of these women helped to change the world in ways that made life better, not only for other women, but for everyone. They came from different backgrounds and lived different times and places, but shared a determination to open new opportunities for others. These books, written for children in grades 2-3, provide an introduction to Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Marie Curie, Sally Ride, Ruby Bridges, and MalalaYousafzai.


Did you know?


When she was a child, Harriet Tubman was called "Minty."


In 1848, Susan B. Anthony earned only $2.50 a week as a teacher.


Marie Curie won two Noble Prizes for her work as a scientist.


Sally Ride, the first American women in space, was a tennis champion in high school.


Ruby Bridges was only six years old when she became an American hero.


Malala Yousafzai says, "One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.