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A MIGHTY GIRL Chooses M&O Titles For Their Best Books Of 2020!

A Mighty Girl—the world’s largest girl empowerment marketplace of books, toys, music, and movies for raising smart, confident, and courageous girls—has selected their Best Books of 2020, and three McIntosh & Otis titles are included!


SAVING THE COUNTRYSIDE, a biography of Beatrix Potter as a feminist and environmentalist by Linda Elovitz Marshall, is a pick for preschool-aged readers. SAVING THE COUNTRYSIDE, published by Little Bee Books, is already a fan favorite as well, earning a starred review from Booklist! Buy the book here, and be sure to visit Linda’s website, Twitter, and Instagram.


Another pick for preschoolers is ALICE ACROSS AMERICA by Sarah Glenn Marsh. Published by Macmillan/Hot, this biography teaches kids about groundbreaker Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across the United States in 1909! Pick up a copy here.


Also by Sarah Glenn Marsh is ANNA STRONG, a nonfiction pick for elementary-school readers. ANNA STRONG is the thrilling, true story of the female spy who helped save the American Revolution. Buy here from Abrams! You can also visit Sarah Glenn Marsh’s website, Twitter, and Instagram.


We are so excited for Linda and Sarah and their wonderful, educational picture books!