Punga: Goddess of Ugly by Deborah Norse Lattimore
The Madeline Series by Ludwig Bemelmans
The Eloise Series by Kay Thompson
Mirette on the High Wire by Emily McCully (many great strong girl books by this author, including The Bobbin Girl, Beautiful Warrior: The Legend of Nun's Kung Fu and Little Kit, Or, The Industrious Flea Circus Girl)
A Weave of Words by Robert D. San Souci (also try Young Guinevere, Sukey and the Mermaid, Fa Mulan:The Story of a Woman Warrior, The Talking Eggs and Cut From the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend and Tall Tale, all by the same author)
Seven Brave Women by Betsy Hearne
Three Strong Women by Claus Stamm
Library Lil by Suzanne Williams
Cherry Pies and Lullabies by Lynn W. Reiser
This Quiet Lady by Charlotte Zolotow
Mangaboom by Anita Lobel
Princess Furball by Charlotte Huck
Kate and the Beanstalk by Mary Pope Osborne
Tam Lin by Susan Cooper
Two Girls Can! by Keiko Narahashi
Dawn by Molly Bang
Brave Irene by William Steig
Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie DePaola
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Heartaches of a French Cat by Barbara McClintock
The Trouble with Trolls by Jan Brett
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
The Gardener by Sarah Stewart
Imogene's Antlers by David Small
The Paper Princess by Elisa Kleven
Sassy Gracie by James Sage
Westward Ho, Carlotta! by Candace Fleming
A Grain of Rice by Demi
Swish! by Bill Martin Jr.
A Brave Little Princess by Beatrice Masini
Serefina, Under the Circumstances by Phyllis Theroux
The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
Birdie's Lighthouse by Deborah Hopkinson
The Golly Sisters Go West and Hooray for the Golly Sisters! by Betsy Byars Loud Emily by Alexis O'Neill
Little Red Cowboy Hat by Susan Lowell

Amelia's Notebook by Marissa Moss (also try Rachel's Journal by this author)
Tatterhood and Other Tales edited by Ethel Johnston Phelps
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman
The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley
Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
Scooter by Vera Williams
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw
Love From Your Friend, Hannah by Mindy Warshaw Skolsky
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia Wrede
A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer
Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary (try all the Ramona series books for a high energy girl!)
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
The Devil in Vienna by Doris Orgel
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
I Am Lavina Cumming by Susan Lowell
In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord
Matilda Bone by Catherine Cushman (also try The Midwife's Apprentice,The Ballad of Lucy Whipple and Catherine, Called Birdy by the same author)
The Seven Wise Princesses: A Medeival Persian Epic retold by Wafa Tamowska
Shiva's Fire by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Best Enemies by Kathleen Leverich
The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFelice
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
The Cam Jansen mystery series by David A. Adler
The American Girl book series, various authors (Meet Addy by Connie Porter is my favorite!)

Taking Flight: My Story by Vicki Van Meter with Dan Gutman
Real American Girls Tell Their Own Stories by Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler
Cleopatra by Diane Stanley (also try Rumplestiltskin's Daughter by this author)
More Spice than Sugar: Poems About Feisty Females compiled by Lillian Morrison
Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women by Cheryl Harness
Sacagawea by Judith St. George
Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
Joan of Arc by Margaret Early
Nobody Owns the Sky by Reeve Lindbergh
Anne Frank : Beyond the Diary by Ruud Van Der Rol
My Name is Georgia: A Portrait by Jeanette Winter
Eleanor Roosevelt by Russell Freeman
Rookie: Tamika Whitmore's First Year in the WNBA by Joan Anderson
Remarkable Women of the American Revolution by Karen Zeinert
Women Warriors: Myths and Legends of Heroic Women by Marianna Mayer
All By Herself biographical poems by Ann Whitford Paul
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh
Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States by Sheila Keenan
Wilma Unlimited by Kathleen Krull

Artwork by Albina Katsman, 2nd grade

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