March is Women’s History Month so this month we’re all about books celebrating amazing girls and women—their accomplishments, their character and their contributions to society!
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble by Doreen Rappaport
Because Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a champion in the fight for women’s right to vote.
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller
Because Wilma Rudolph is an enduring inspiration to little girls everywhere.
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
Because girls need to meet this strong, smart lady.
Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor by Emily Arnold McCully
Because her brilliance earned her the title “the Lady Edison.”
Inside Out and Back Again byThanhha Lai
Because this touching story of a young girl’s experience as a refugee is told entirely in verse.
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Because you will totally fall in love with the main character, Delphine.
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Because you will be entranced with Parvana’s experience of living under Taliban rule.
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Because she wants to be a scientist and society expects her to be a wife and mother.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Because it’s a timeless classic and really, can any girl’s education be complete without it?
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Because its gritty realism will touch your heart.
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Because it gives us a glimpse of what it’s like to wear a hijab.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Because this story is necessary and important.
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
Because … FEARLESS. Need we say more?
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen
Because there is something here for everyone.
Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz
Because there are so many rad women who’ve made history in our country.
Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Because 26 amazing women, 26 amazing stories.
More Spice Than Sugar: Poems About Feisty Females compiled by Lillian Morrison
Because more spicy than sugary, these poems show us strong, bold, brave and sometimes funny girls—real girls!
She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems compiled by Caroline Kennedy
Because it’s a beautiful collection of reflections on womanhood.
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
Because sometimes we all need a little inspiration to conquer our fears.
Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls edited by Karen Finneyfrock
Because daring and gutsy are two of our favorite words for girls!