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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 37
  3. Juliette Gordon Low 10
  4. Kamala Harris 9
  5. Katherine Johnson 24
  6. Mae Jemison 22
  7. Malala Yousafzai 24
  8. Marie Curie 30
  9. Mary Anning 19
  10. Mary Shelley 7
  11. Nellie Bly 21
  12. Phillis Wheatley 7
  13. Rachel Carson 16
  14. Rosa Parks 28
  15. Rosie the Riveter 23
  16. Ruby Bridges 10
  17. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 55
  18. Sally Ride 21
  19. Shirley Chisholm 15
  20. Sojourner Truth 19
  21. Sonia Sotomayor 18
  22. Susan B. Anthony 33
  23. Temple Grandin 12
  24. Wangari Maathai 15
  25. Zora Neale Hurston 13
Recommended Age
  1. Birth - 2 (Baby) 42
  2. 2 - 3 (Toddler) 25
  3. 3 - 5 (Preschool) 144
  4. 6 - 8 (Elementary) 218
  5. 9 - 12 (Pre-Teen) 197
  6. 13+ (Teen) 179
  7. Adult 78
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  2. $20.00 - $39.99 67
  3. $40.00 - $59.99 7
  4. $60.00 - $79.99 1
  5. $80.00 - $99.99 1
  6. $160.00 and above 1
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  2. C$100.00 - C$200.00 3
  3. C$200.00 - C$300.00 1
  4. C$300.00 - C$400.00 1
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  2. £100.00 - £200.00 3
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  1. A$0.00 - A$100.00 412
  2. A$100.00 - A$200.00 11
  3. A$200.00 - A$300.00 3
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 13
  3. Ethically Made 8
  4. Charitable Outreach 8
  5. Unisex 8
Award Winners
  1. Oppenheim 1
Media Type
  1. Movie 13
  2. TV Show 1
Clothing Theme
  1. Animals / Nature 5
  2. Career / Jobs 3
  3. Character Themed 20
  4. Girl Power / Feminist 17
  5. Literary Themed 7
  6. Science / Technology 1
  7. Sports / Hobbies 2
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 311
  2. Spanish / English 1
Women's History Trailblazers 6-Book Giveaway
1–36 of 440 items
  1. The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
    $14.39 C$20.15 A$29.56 £14.18
  2. Rosa Parks: My Story Rosa Parks: My Story
    $7.99 C$9.67 A$17.15 £6.38
  3. Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
    $16.39 C$23.99 A$46.89 £26.85
  4. Who is Jane Goodall? Who is Jane Goodall?
    $5.99 C$6.52 A$15.13 £5.69
  5. Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President
    $13.24 C$24.99 A$47.35 £33.68
  6. Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
    $10.99 C$11.92 A$46.15 £15.59
  7. Who Was Rosa Parks? Who Was Rosa Parks?
    $5.02 C$7.99 A$13.53 £3.94
  8. Rosie Revere, Engineer Rosie Revere, Engineer
    $10.93 C$24.99 A$20.79 £12.45
  9. Ruby Bridges Goes To School Ruby Bridges Goes To School
    $3.99 C$4.99 A$17.99 £8.09
  10. I Am Rosa Parks I Am Rosa Parks
    $8.99 C$15.27 A$32.99 £8.99
  11. Who Was Marie Curie? Who Was Marie Curie?
    $5.99 C$9.50 A$13.18 £3.99
  12. Who Was Susan B. Anthony? Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
    $6.71 C$9.50 A$17.20
  13. Who Was Rachel Carson? Who Was Rachel Carson?
    $6.99 C$8.75 A$13.57 £3.67
  14. Rosie the Riveter Crew Socks Rosie the Riveter Crew Socks
    $10.90 C$26.11 A$24.90 £12.12
  15. 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
    $21.99 C$15.24 A$47.71 £23.10
  16. My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
    $17.66 C$21.99 A$45.90 £22.09
  17. Women in Science - Jane Goodall Poster Women in Science - Jane Goodall Poster
    $22.00
  18. Women in Science - Marie Curie Poster Women in Science - Marie Curie Poster
    $22.00
  19. American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
    $12.42 C$21.13 A$47.60 £16.20
  20. Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
    $18.99 C$21.99 A$19.86 £29.78
  21. The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall
    $5.88 C$25.68 A$25.38 £14.66
  22. Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
    $17.95 C$19.95 A$36.99 £16.36
  23. 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$16.50 A$45.42 £16.98
  24. Rosie the Riveter Action Figure Rosie the Riveter Action Figure
    $19.70 A$55.09
  25. Who Was Sojourner Truth? Who Was Sojourner Truth?
    $5.99 C$12.25 A$12.99 £4.99
  26. Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space
    $14.89 C$20.30 A$45.00 £22.85
  27. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature
    $22.34 C$43.50 A$45.89 £24.63
  28. Unbowed: A Memoir Unbowed: A Memoir
    $12.11 C$24.00 A$46.39
  29. Narrative of Sojourner Truth Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    $11.99 C$11.28 A$26.89 £10.32
  30. Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts
    $17.82 C$24.00 A$56.83
  31. Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage
    $26.95 C$35.77 A$57.90 £22.95
  32. 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
    $18.00 C$27.16 A$34.35 £13.35
  33. 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
    $34.95 C$56.39 A$69.65 £28.95
  34. The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
    $12.69 C$26.41 A$47.28 £15.64
  35. In The Shadow of Man In The Shadow of Man
    $11.79 C$21.00 A$40.78 £22.95
  36. Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
    $17.99 C$16.43 A$40.74 £19.30
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