Girl Power Books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I recently teamed up with independent bookseller Nancy Braus and children’s librarians Lindsay Bellville and Paige Martin to offer a series of book talks featuring great books that have strong girls as main characters. The group of us all have different taste, so it was super fun to combine our lists together and offer a broad range of girl-powered books.

Here are our book lists…

Girl Powered Picture Books (Click for the full pdf)

My personal picks included:

DRUM DREAM GIRL by Margarita Engle

INTERSTELLER CINDERELLA by Deborah Underwood

SOPHIE’S SQUASH by Pat Zietlow Miller

THE QUICKEST KID IN CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE by Pat Zietlow Miller

WILMA UNLIMITED: HOW WILMA RUDOLPH BECAME THE FASTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD by Kathleen Krull

ROSIE RIVERE, ENGINEER & ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST by Andrea Beaty

Girl Powered Chapter Books and Middle Grade Novels (click for full pdf)

My personal picks:

JASMINE TOGUCHI: MOCHI QUEEN by Debbie Michiko Florence

ALL FOUR STARS & THE GREAT HIBERNATION by Tara Dairman

THE ACTUAL AND TRUTHFUL ADVENTURES OF BECKY THATCHER by Jessica Lawson

ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia

THE LIONS OF LITTLE ROCK by Kristin Levine

 

 

Girl Powered YA Novels (click for full pdf)

My Personal Picks:

PIECING ME TOGETHER by Renee Watson

UNBECOMING by Jenny Downham

THE POET X by Elizabeth Acevedo

BLOOD WATER PAINT by Joy McCullough

THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Mindy McGinnis

 

What are some of your personal favorites? Add them in the comments!

2 Responses to “Girl Power Books”

  1. Terrie Nash

    As a grandmother of 5 girls and 3 boys who I hope will all learn differently than my generation, thank you!

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