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Celebrate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy with these great children's books

Read all about the Notorious RBG!

Danielle Valente

Last week, we all felt the tremendous loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

However, the country is committed to keeping her memory and legacy alive. New Yorkers are proud to honor one of their own with a forthcoming statue in Brooklyn and a few subway station modifications. (Hopped on the train at Ruth Street lately?) 

Youngsters can celebrate her life and accomplishments, too. Now that your little scholar is about to embark on a new school year, albeit an unusual one, it's the perfect time for a history lesson on one of the country's most dominant forces. Check out these great kids' books about the Notorious RBG! 

A is for Awesome: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World by Eva Chen

A must for your budding feminist's bookshelf, Eva Chen's picture book tells the story of powerful women who made a difference in the world. It's never too soon to introduce your littles to RBG. Ages 3 and under. 

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Empowering little ones to tuck in and dream big, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls offers 100 different stories about 100 women, past and present, who made an extraordinary impact. Ages 5–10.

Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? by Patricia Brennan Demuth and WHO HQ

This series is the perfect introduction to important historical figures. Learn all about Ruth from her early days as a high school baton twirler all the way up to her quest for equality while serving on the US Supreme Court. Ages 8–12. 

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg Chewed 100 Sticks of Gum by Mark Weakland

 RBG before she was RBG: This sweet picture book takes a look back at the young girl who grew up to be a champion for women's equality—and what led her there. Grades 1–4. 

I Look Up To...Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Anna Membrino

This board book series is all about inspiring little ones from the get-go, so it's no wonder our beloved Supreme Court Justice was chosen as the focal point. Ages 3 and under. 

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