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Historical Characters (I - Z)

A Mighty Girl's collection of notable, historic women whose first names start with I-Z. This second set features Irena Sendler, Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, Phillis Wheatley, Rachel Carson, Rosa Parks, Rosie the Riveter, Ruby Bridges, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Wangari Maathai, and Zora Neale Hurston. To view our first set of historic women profiles, click here. For over 400 true stories of remarkable girls and women, visit A Mighty Girl's Biography section.
Category
  1. Jane Austen 29
  2. Jane Goodall 33
  3. Juliette Gordon Low 11
  4. Kamala Harris 9
  5. Katherine Johnson 23
  6. Malala Yousafzai 25
  7. Marie Curie 30
  8. Mary Anning 19
  9. Mary Shelley 7
  10. Nellie Bly 22
  11. Phillis Wheatley 5
  12. Rachel Carson 15
  13. Rosa Parks 27
  14. Rosie the Riveter 24
  15. Ruby Bridges 9
  16. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 53
  17. Sally Ride 18
  18. Shirley Chisholm 17
  19. Sojourner Truth 20
  20. Sonia Sotomayor 18
  21. Susan B. Anthony 36
  22. Temple Grandin 12
  23. Wangari Maathai 15
  24. Zora Neale Hurston 13
Recommended Age
  1. Birth - 2 (Baby) 37
  2. 2 - 3 (Toddler) 24
  3. 3 - 5 (Preschool) 138
  4. 6 - 8 (Elementary) 207
  5. 9 - 12 (Pre-Teen) 189
  6. 13+ (Teen) 174
  7. Adult 76
Price
  1. $0.00 - $19.99 341
  2. $20.00 - $39.99 65
  3. $40.00 - $59.99 7
  4. $60.00 - $79.99 1
  5. $80.00 and above 2
Price
  1. A$0.00 - A$100.00 392
  2. A$100.00 - A$200.00 9
Price
  1. C$0.00 - C$100.00 398
  2. C$100.00 - C$200.00 3
Price
  1. £0.00 - £100.00 398
  2. £100.00 - £200.00 2
  3. £200.00 - £300.00 1
Award Winners
  1. Caldecott Honor 1
  2. Coretta Scott King Award 3
  3. Jane Addams Award 4
  4. Parents’ Choice Award 5
Special Features
  1. Mighty Girl Top Picks 7
  2. Eco-Friendly 10
  3. Ethically Made 9
  4. Charitable Outreach 8
  5. Unisex 7
Award Winners
  1. Oppenheim 1
Media Type
  1. Movie 13
  2. TV Show 1
Clothing Theme
  1. Animals / Nature 4
  2. Career / Jobs 3
  3. Character Themed 20
  4. Girl Power / Feminist 17
  5. Literary Themed 7
  6. Science / Technology 1
  7. Sports / Hobbies 3
Clothing Type
  1. Tops 18
  2. Sleepwear 1
  3. Socks / Tights 10
  4. Accessories 2
Clothing Vendor
  1. Amazon.com 31
Music Themes
  1. Inspirational 1
Parenting Books Age
  1. Infant to Preschool 1
  2. Child / School Age 2
  3. Pre-Teen 2
  4. Teen 2
Language
  1. English 291
  2. Spanish / English 1
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  1. The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
    $16.39 C$19.79 A$25.15 £9.60
  2. Rosa Parks: My Story Rosa Parks: My Story
    $7.99 C$10.88 A$14.75 £5.73
  3. Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
    $17.99 C$19.89 A$34.69 £22.50
  4. Who is Jane Goodall? Who is Jane Goodall?
    $5.29 C$6.45 A$11.47 £3.99
  5. Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President
    $16.99 C$23.91 A$42.29 £13.79
  6. Famous African American Women Paper Dolls Famous African American Women Paper Dolls
    $8.69 C$12.00 A$25.19 £7.19
  7. Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
    $10.99 C$13.50 A$31.11 £10.51
  8. Who Was Rosa Parks? Who Was Rosa Parks?
    $3.99 C$7.91 A$13.02 £4.04
  9. Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space
    $12.95 C$14.95 A$27.06 £27.38
  10. Rosie Revere, Engineer Rosie Revere, Engineer
    $12.56 C$22.95 A$17.17 £9.53
  11. Ruby Bridges Goes To School Ruby Bridges Goes To School
    $3.99 C$4.94 A$8.80 £3.20
  12. I Am Rosa Parks I Am Rosa Parks
    $13.69 C$15.39 A$22.95 £8.24
  13. Who Was Marie Curie? Who Was Marie Curie?
    $3.99 C$7.91 A$9.50 £3.99
  14. Who Was Susan B. Anthony? Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
    $5.29 C$7.91 A$11.77
  15. Who Was Rachel Carson? Who Was Rachel Carson?
    $3.99 C$7.91 A$11.04 £4.30
  16. Rosie the Riveter Lunch Box Rosie the Riveter Lunch Box
    $14.99 C$35.00 A$55.67
  17. Rosie the Riveter Crew Socks Rosie the Riveter Crew Socks
    $10.00 C$15.99 A$24.90
  18. Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts
    $15.86 C$20.99 A$30.19 £16.74
  19. My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
    $17.20 C$21.99 A$32.80 £29.89
  20. Women in Science - Jane Goodall Poster Women in Science - Jane Goodall Poster
    $22.00
  21. Women in Science - Marie Curie Poster Women in Science - Marie Curie Poster
    $22.00
  22. American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
    $13.99 C$25.33 A$22.13 £16.86
  23. Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
    $16.79 C$21.77 A$22.19 £8.36
  24. The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall
    $15.35 C$20.28 A$27.46 £3.32
  25. Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
    $17.95 C$19.95 A$34.16 £11.99
  26. Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust
    $14.95 C$20.18 A$37.14
  27. Rosie the Riveter Action Figure Rosie the Riveter Action Figure
    $13.99 A$34.69 £12.60
  28. Who Was Sojourner Truth? Who Was Sojourner Truth?
    $3.99 C$7.91 A$11.45 £4.65
  29. Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space
    $15.59 C$20.10 A$38.49 £15.29
  30. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature
    $24.36 C$48.23 A$56.94
  31. Unbowed: A Memoir Unbowed: A Memoir
    $8.79 C$23.76 A$19.27 £15.29
  32. Narrative of Sojourner Truth Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    $11.99 C$13.86 A$26.54 £8.72
  33. Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts
    $18.00 C$18.30 A$34.70
  34. On A Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring On A Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring
    $15.69 C$23.00 A$28.03 £10.21
  35. Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment
    $23.01 C$34.94 A$40.66 £18.74
  36. The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
    $12.69 C$24.85 A$34.15 £15.99
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