Here is a selection of books about strong women and girls, selected by our youth services librarians, to share with young children.
Fiction recommendations for younger readers
The girls by Lauren Ace
I am a warrior goddess by Jennifer Adams
Rock what ya got by Samantha Berger
Bold Australian girl by Jess Black
Feminist baby by Loryn Brantz
Violet the pilot by Steve Breen
Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole
Mum goes to work by Libby Gleeson
Girls can do anything by Caryl Hart
I’m a girl by Yasmeen Ismail
The pink hat by Andrew Joyner
The paper bag princess* by Robert Munsch
Dear girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Three ninja pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz
Some girls by Nelly Thomas
Audrey the amazing inventor by Rachel Valentine
Not all princesses dress in pink by Jane Yolen
Real stories about inspiring women and girls
We recommend these true stories about inspirational women who have made a difference.
Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell
The World is not a rectangle: a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter
Amazing babes by Eliza Sarlos
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Titles with an asterisk (*) are also available for free from our Overdrive ebook collection.