Books for Girls

Book Lists

As Your Child Grows Older

Books for older children

Other Great Books For Girls Ages 3 and Up

A bibliography of children’s picture books featuring powerful, positive, female characters

Older Readers Ages 12 and Up

Brave Girls and Strong Women — A special collection of books from small publishers for ages 12 and up

Middle Readers Ages 7-14

Brave Girls and Strong Women — A special collection of books from small publishers for ages 7–14

Young Children Ages 2-7

Brave Girls and Strong Women — A special collection of books from small publishers for ages 2–7

Eighteen Highly Recommended Books for Girls

Henkes, Kevin. Chester's Way. 1988. Greenwillow. Ages 3 7. The mouse Lilly is one of the bravest, most flamboyant young females around. She rescues her friends from bullies, teaches them how to do wheelies, and always carries a loaded squirt