A Steminist Force: A Stem Picture Book for Girls

by Laura Carter (Author) Anna Doherty (Illustrator)

A Steminist Force: A Stem Picture Book for Girls
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Laura W. Carter’s A Steminist Force is a valuable resource for promoting girl power and encouraging young girls to explore STEM subjects fearlessly, featuring illustrations by Anna Doherty.

We are girls as bright as fire!
We’re a STEMINIST brigade.
Leaving blazing trails behind us
On our groundbreaking crusade.

Written in rhyme with young girls in mind, A Steminist Force is a rallying cry of rhythmic prose that celebrates female contributions in STEM fields across the world and throughout history. From mathematicians to meteorologists, from architects to astronauts, this book celebrates pioneering women’s contributions to STEM fields across the world.

With backmatter detailing each woman’s individual contributions to her field, this colorful picture book is the perfect classroom or living room tool to introduce children to remarkable women in STEM history and to encourage girls to continue exploring STEM subjects in their own education.
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Laura Carter
Laura W. Carter is a native of Oxford, Alabama. After earning a Bachelor of History in 2008 and a Master of Education in 2009 from the University of Montevallo, she and her husband moved to Huntsville, where they both began their careers as teachers. She has taught history at the high school level since 2013 and is also certified to teach English and language arts. The Elect and Restoration were her first published books, and they were released from a small press beginning in 2013. Since then, she has expanded her writing into all realms of kidlit with a particular fondness toward writing picture books that her son would enjoy. Laura's adult life has been and continues to be dedicated to working with youth and encouraging them to love stories, history, and learning.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
March 20, 2024
BISAC categories
JNF042000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry | General
JNF007090 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF051190 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | History of Science
JNF023000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Girls & Women
Library of Congress categories

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