Strong, independent, and courageous – check out these trailblazing women that have made a difference in politics, science, technology, civil rights, and more. This collection available in ComicsPlus Library Edition (enter "Santa Clara County Library " as your library location before signing in with your email address and password) highlights their achievements and narrates their biographies through vibrant artwork and intriguing dialog. We hope you find them inspiring and enjoyable.
Tribute: Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Bill Mulligan Michael Frizell
A special comic book tribute about the legendary Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ruth Bader Ginsburg once told an interviewer, "My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your person, be independent." Whether you agree with her politics or not, you have to admit that Ginsburg was always an independent person. Nominated by President Bill Clinton, Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court from 1993 until she died in 2020. She battled cancer, became a cultural icon, and advanced women's rights, earning the unofficial title, "The Notorious RGB."
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Connie Colwell Miller
Tells the story of Rosa Park's 1955 arrest for not giving up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and the boycott it sparked.
Female Force: Michelle Obama by Robert Schnakenberg
From humble beginnings in Chicago, she rose to become an outspoken advocate, trailblazing first lady, and international style icon. So how has she adjusted to life in the White House? Relive the exciting, eventful, history making first year of First Lady Michelle Obama. From traveling the globe-and meeting the Queen-to barnstorming the nation in support of her husband's policies, it's been an unpredictable twelve months worthy of its own full-length, full-color comic book chronicle.