Empowering Girls

  1. All Four Stars by Tara Dairman (Grade 4-8)
  2. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone (Grade 5 & Up)
  3. Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey (PreK-Grade 1)
  4. Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure by Robert D. San Souchi, illus. by Sally Wern Comport (PreK-Grade 3)
  5. Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson, illus. by Kevin O’Malley (PreK-Grade 3)
  6. Dangerously Ever Afterby Daska Slater, illus. by Valeria Docampo (PreK-Grade 3)
  7. Daredevil: the Daring Life of Betty Skelton by Meghan McCarty (PreK-Grade 2)
  8. Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? by Carmella LaVigna Coyle (PreK-Grade 1)
  9. East O’ the Sun and West O’ the Moon by Peter Christen Absjornsen (PreK-Grade 4)
  10. Every Cowgirl Needs Dancing Boots by Rebecca Janni, illus. by Lynne Avril (PreK-K)
  11. Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (Grade 4-8)
  12. Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Elise Allen and Daryle Connors (Grade 4-8)
  13. Gabby: Wonder Girl by Joyce Grant, illus. by Jan Dolby (PreK-Grade 2)
  14. Going Places by Paul A. Reynolds, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (PreK-Grade 2)
  15. Grace for President by Kelly S. DiPucchio, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Grade 1-3)
  16. Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord (Grade 4-8)
  17. Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke (Grade 1-5)
  18. Kelly Finds a Way by Christal Daehnert, illus. by Christen Phillips (PreK-Grade 3)
  19. Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor by Emily Arnold McCully (PreK-Grade 3)
  20. Maya Was Grumpy by Courtney Pippin-Mathur (PreK-Grade 3)
  21. Molly the Brave and Me by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Shelia Hamanaka (PreK-Grade 3)
  22. My Uncle Emily by Jane Yolen, illus. by Nancy Sippel Carpenter (Grade 1-3)
  23. Ninja Red Riding Hood by Corey Rosen Schwatrz, illus. by Dan Santat (PreK-Grade 3)
  24. Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen, illus. by Heidi E.Y. Stempel (PreK-Grade 1)
  25. Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Young Girls by Jane Yolen (Grade 4-7)
  26. O’Sullivan Stew by Hudson Talbott (Grade 1-5)
  27. The Paperbag Princess by Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko (PreK-Grade 3)
  28. Pepper by Danielle Findlay, illus. by Sean McGrath and Cody McGrath (PreK-Grade 3)
  29. Petunia, the Girl Who Was NOT a Princess by M.R. Nelson, illus. by Holly Limiton (PreK-Grade 1)
  30. Pink is Just a Color and So Is Blue by Niki Bhatia (PreK-Grade 3)
  31. The Princess and the Pizza by Mary Jane Auch, illus. by Herm Auch (PreK-Grade 2)
  32. The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke, illus. by Kerstin Meyer(PreK-Grade 2)
  33. Red Is the Color Of… by Tiffany¬† Haisten (PreK-Grade 3)
  34. Rosa by Nikki Giovanni, illus. by Bryan Collier (PreK-Grade 3)
  35. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts (PreK-Grade 2)
  36. The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania and Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by Tricia Tusa (PreK-Grade 2)
  37. Serafina’s Promise by Ann E. Burg (Grade 4-8)
  38. The Tough Princess by Martin Waddell, illus. by Patrick Benson (PreK-Grade 3)
  39. Twelve Dancing Unicorns by Allison Heyman, illus. by Justin Gerard
  40. Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen (PreK-Grade 3)
  41. The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life With the Chimps by Jeanette Winter (PreK-Grade 3)
  42. Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Jones, illus. by Marjorie Priceman (PreK-Grade 3)
  43. Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman by Katherine Krull, illus. by David Diaz (PreK-Grade 3)
  44. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle (Grade 4-8)