Booklist: Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky, Athlete
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face
by Larissa Theule and Kelsey Garrity-Riley (4-8).
Although it was scandalous at the time, a 19th century child defied norms and embraced a two-wheeled adventure. Fiction
The Atlas of Women Explorers
by Riccardo Francaviglia and Margherita Sgarlata (8+).
A collective biography of 18 women who explored the road less traveled, including Ms. Kopchovsky. Nonfiction.
Noisemakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World
by Kazoo Magazine and Erin Bried (ed.) (8+).
A graphic novel collection of biographies featuring Ms. Kopchovsky and 24 other change-makers. Nonfiction.
Women Who Dared: 52 Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers and Rebels
by Linda Skeers and Livi Gosling (8+).
An illustrated collection of one-page biographies about inspirational, boundary-pushing women. Nonfiction.
A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers
by Michael Elsohn Ross (10+).
For older readers interested in Ms. Kopchovsky’s epic ride, as well as the exploits of other fearless women. Nonfiction.
Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History
by Sam Maggs and Sophia Foster-Dimino (12+).
Written for adults, this sharp, illustrated collection about remarkable, changemaking women should hold appeal for older readers as well. Nonfiction.