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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
Price
  1. $0.00 - $19.99 368
  2. $20.00 - $39.99 61
  3. $40.00 - $59.99 7
  4. $60.00 - $79.99 3
  5. $400.00 and above 1
Price
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  2. C$100.00 - C$200.00 5
Price
  1. £0.00 - £100.00 423
  2. £100.00 - £200.00 3
Price
  1. A$0.00 - A$100.00 413
  2. A$100.00 - A$200.00 11
  3. A$200.00 - A$300.00 1
  4. A$400.00 - A$500.00 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 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
70 Children's Books About the Environment
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  1. I Am Jane Goodall I Am Jane Goodall
    $10.29 C$23.49 A$27.81 £9.59
  2. Rosie the Riveter Infant / Toddler Costume Rosie the Riveter Infant / Toddler Costume
    $29.99 C$38.59
  3. Rosie the Riveter Kids Costume Rosie the Riveter Kids Costume
    $52.78 A$176.45
  4. Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage - Young Readers Edition Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage - Young Readers Edition
    $7.91 C$11.99 A$23.29
  5. Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto
    $10.15 C$20.60 A$22.66 £16.09
  6. Marie Curie For Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments Marie Curie For Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments
    $17.11 C$25.99 A$47.63 £16.13
  7. Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol
    $13.80 C$29.34 A$31.95 £15.10
  8. Malala: Activist for Girls' Education Malala: Activist for Girls' Education
    $15.87 C$21.99 A$25.17 £34.14
  9. Malala's Magic Pencil Malala's Magic Pencil
    $18.11 C$22.99 A$25.71 £7.51
  10. LEGO Women of NASA Building Kit LEGO Women of NASA Building Kit
    $59.91 C$79.99 A$157.67 £52.95
  11. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
    $6.99 C$18.45 A$22.30 £7.35
  12. Women Who Dared Building Blocks Women Who Dared Building Blocks
    $68.00 A$100.92
  13. Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America's Pioneering Woman in Space Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America's Pioneering Woman in Space
    $15.90 C$24.35 A$19.99 £11.59
  14. To Space and Back To Space and Back
    $16.99 C$21.00 A$23.24 £31.44
  15. Little Feminist Board Book Set Little Feminist Board Book Set
    $15.49 C$18.99 A$31.02 £11.09
  16. Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen: The Story of Six Novels, Three Notebooks, a Writing Box, and One Clever Girl Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen: The Story of Six Novels, Three Notebooks, a Writing Box, and One Clever Girl
    $14.39 C$21.99 A$29.99 £11.95
  17. Free As A Bird: The Story of Malala Free As A Bird: The Story of Malala
    $7.99 C$21.31 A$39.90 £14.56
  18. Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
    $8.99 C$23.99 A$29.99 £12.98
  19. Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote
    $9.89 C$13.99 A$23.60 £9.38
  20. Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot
    $9.27 C$21.38 A$30.38 £9.99
  21. Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race
    $9.95 C$14.44 A$35.53
  22. Women in Science - Katherine Johnson Poster Women in Science - Katherine Johnson Poster
    $22.00
  23. Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
    $12.58 C$18.60 A$17.99 £7.05
  24. Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground
    $8.82 C$11.99 A$29.69 £12.86
  25. Susan B. Anthony / Harriet Tubman Child Costume Susan B. Anthony / Harriet Tubman Child Costume
    $34.99 C$54.03 A$55.95 £74.73
  26. Women in Science Boxed Gift Set (Little People, Big Dreams) Women in Science Boxed Gift Set (Little People, Big Dreams)
    $9.19 C$31.43 A$35.35 £27.29
  27. Susan B. Anthony / Harriet Tubman Adult Costume Susan B. Anthony / Harriet Tubman Adult Costume
    $32.57 C$58.57 A$41.34 £38.69
  28. Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
    $10.69 C$22.99 A$27.57 £22.99
  29. Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey
    $11.95 C$18.24 A$76.55 £16.50
  30. Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World
    $16.81 C$26.87 A$78.15 £30.21
  31. Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights
    $6.42 C$9.67 A$23.23 £6.99
  32. Jane Goodall (Little People, Big Dreams) Jane Goodall (Little People, Big Dreams)
    $6.99 C$13.24 A$15.59 £9.15
  33. So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom
    $8.49 C$29.51 A$42.28 £13.99
  34. Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement
    $7.99 C$24.29 A$24.85 £15.14
  35. Jane Austen For Kids: Her Life, Writings, and World, with 21 Activities Jane Austen For Kids: Her Life, Writings, and World, with 21 Activities
    $13.99 C$22.99 A$39.45 £14.91
  36. The Safest Lie The Safest Lie
    $7.99 C$9.50 A$11.85 £7.29
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