March 8 is International Women's Day! Celebrate by drawing a picture or writing a letter to a woman you admire. It could be a famous historical figure you'd love to meet. Or you can let a family member know what they mean to you. Think about the role models in your life who help and support you, at home and in your community. Think about the people working on the front lines, in grocery stores and hospitals and restaurants.
Building a better world for all means leaving no one behind. We all have an equal right to participate in society. Your voice is important, and so are your listening skills! Speak up, but remember to uplift the voices of those who aren't being heard. Changing the world takes time and effort, but you can take action and make a difference. Here are some inspiring books to empower you!
Amazing Women of the Middle East by Wafa' Tarnowska
From legendary warrior queens to modern day activists, meet 25 leaders and dreamers who made their mark on the world.
Canadian Women Now and Then by Elizabeth MacLeod and Maïa Faddoul
More than 100 stories of fearless trailblazers! A collection of biographies featuring groundbreaking Canadian women.
Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls by various authors
Who's got time to wait around for a prince to rescue them? Be the hero of your own adventures!
Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Bijou Karman
Be inspired by the success stories of women who followed their dreams and turned their ideas into reality.
Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins
The stories of seven girls who grew up to do amazing things like discover comets and dark matter. Written as lovely poems, this is a unique book that shows us how math can unlock secrets of the universe!
Walking for Water by Susan Hughes and Nicole Miles
Linesi and Victor are twins, but Linesi doesn't go to school with her brother. This is because she and the rest of the girls in their community have to walk to the river five times a day to get water. How can Victor help? Based on a true story of a Malawian boy who stood up for gender equality.
Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky
If asked to name a famous woman in science, would you say Marie Curie? She's in this book, and you can learn about 49 other pioneering scientists who all deserve recognition. Discover the accomplishments of Women in Art and Women in Sports.