7 More Stories About Amazing Jewish Women

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In honor of Women's History Month, here are seven more books about prominent women in Jewish history to enjoy with your family. Check out part one of our list below:

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Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman by Jill Sherman

Gal Gadot is the Israeli actress who starred in Wonder Woman, the first ever female-directed superhero movie from a major studio. This is the story of her childhood and career. Kids will be inspired by her success as an international actress who juggles family and career with grace and aplomb.

The Key From Spain: Flory Jagoda and Her Music by Debbie Levy

Young Flory’s ancestors left Spain generations ago when it became unsafe for Jews, taking with them two important possessions: the key to their house in Spain, in hopes that one day they could return, and the music of their Sephardic heritage. When Flory grows up, she finds she must leave her home, too -- but the music of her ancestry follows her wherever she goes.

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

10-year-old Ruthie and her family are Jewish-Cuban immigrants who emigrate to the United States when Castro comes to power. Soon afterwards, a car accident leaves Ruthie in a body cast for a year. Ruthie’s fears that she will never walk again, her good friend’s awkwardness with her illness, and Ruthie’s struggles to keep her own spirits up add depth and complexity to this beautifully written book, which is based on the author’s childhood and gives a fascinating glimpse into the world of Jewish-Cuban immigrant life in 1960s New York.

Miriam at the River by Jane Yolen

When Miriam places her baby brother Moses in the Nile, she is filled with fear and trepidation -- but she also has courage and faith. The events that follow make up one of most famous and exciting of all the stories in the Bible.

Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Patricia Brennan Demuth 

She was only five feet tall, had a terrible singing voice, and fought injustice wherever she saw it. Her name was Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

This detailed collection from author and illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky includes stories about pioneering Jewish women and heroes such as Rita Levi-Montalcini and Rosalind Franklin.

Yuvi's Candy Tree

Yuvi's Candy Tree by Lesley Simpson

Plucky Yuvi, a little Jewish girl living in Ethiopia, dreams of a place where candy grows on trees. Based on a true story, this book tells of Yuvi’s extraordinary journey to Israel with her grandmother -- a passage from famine and fear to oranges and freedom.