Books with Strong Female Protagonists



This list was originally compiled by Marsha Rakestraw, YA Specialist at Washington-Centerville Public Library in Centerville, Ohio as a result of a query on pubyac. Modified by Lisa Matte at Jervis Public Library in Rome, NY.

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Bauermeister, Erica. Let's Hear it For the Girls: 375 great books for readers 2-14.

Morrow, Claudia. Brave, Active, and Resourceful Females in Picture Books. Created in 1992.

Odean, Kathleen. Great Books for Girls : Over 600 Books to Inspire Today's Girls and Tomorrow's Women .


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