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Grrrl Power (in Juvenile/YA Non-Fiction)

Want to read up on awesome women doing awesomer things? Look no further! The ladies in these books will inspire you with their courage, wit, know-how, and audacity. For readers 12 and under.

48 items

Hooray for women!

Williams, Marcia, 1945- author, illustrator. |

Like a girl

Degman, Lori, author. |

Dress like a girl

Toht, Patricia, 1960- author. |

Like a girl

Degman, Lori, author. |

Feminism : reinventing the f-word

Higgins, Nadia, author. |

Feminism from A to Z

Pitman, Gayle E., author. |

Girling up

Mayim Bialik. |

13 women artists children should know

Bettina Schèumann ; [translated from the German by Jane Michael]. |

Girl rising

by Tanya Lee Stone. |

Here we are

edited by Kelly Jensen. |

Another YA pick but it may be accessible to the slightly younger set.

33 things every girl should know about women's history

edited by Tonya Bolden. |

This pick is solidly in the YA demographic but I had to add it just because.

Herstory

edited by Ruth Ashby and Deborah Gore Ohrn ; introduction by Gloria Steinem. |

Because I am a girl

Rosemary McCarney, with Jen Albaugh and Plan International. |

Fight like a girl

by Laura Barcella ; with illustrations by Summer Pierre. |

YA. Very current. I would say the majority of the women are from the US but overall it's pretty inclusive.

Founding mothers

Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Diane Goode. |

Ladies of liberty

Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Diane Goode. |

Girls star

by Shelley Tougas, consultant ; Victoria Sturtevant, PhD, director of film and media studies, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. |

Girls rule!

by Shelley Tougas. |

Girls rock!

by Shelley Tougas. |

The cowgirl way

by Holly George-Warren. |

Adventurers

by Sylvia Branzei ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. |

Cowgirls

by Sylvia Branzei ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. |

Madam president

by Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Douglas B. Jones. |

Girls think of everything

Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. |

Women in science

written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky. |

Rad women worldwide

by Kate Schatz ; illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl. |

Rad American women A-Z

written by Kate Schatz ; illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl. |

Lives of extraordinary women

written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. |