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10 Favorite Inspiring Books for Young Girls

10 Favorite Inspiring Books for Young Girls

Looking for books that will inspire your little one and help them to dream big? Here's our 10 favorite inspiring books for young girls!

1. Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet

Greta's Story tells the tale of Greta Thunberg, the climate change activist and schoolgirl who has changed the world. Recommended for ages 8-12, this book will inspire a new generation of kids to care and fight for this planet we live on.

2. Shirley Chisholm (You Should Meet)

Made for grade levels 1-3, this book introduces the life of Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to congress and to run for president. Today she remains an inspiration to everyone who dreams of breaking boundaries and glass ceilings!

3. Fantastically Great Women Who Made History

This beautifully illustrated book details the accomplishments, stories, and adventures of brilliant and courageous women throughout history. From Ada Lovelace to Harriet Tubman, this book showcases a wide range of amazing women in different times, fields of work, and passions.

4. Women In Science: 50 Pioneers Who Changed The World

This New York Times best seller highlights the accomplishments and contributions of 50 women in STEM. It covers relevant information like lab equipment, and even includes a scientific glossary!

5. Ambitious Girl

Written by Meena Harris (the niece of Vice President Kamala Harris), Ambitious Girl is the story of a girl who sees strong women on TV being labeled as "too assertive" and "too ambitious". She journeys through the past, present, and future of challenges faced by women and girls and teaches how they can reclaim words meant to knock them down!

6. I Will Be Fierce

I Will Be Fierce is the story of a girl who decides to take on her day as if it is an epic fairy tale quest! Along the way she conquers the mountain of knowledge (the library) and forges new bridges (friendships). This book is made for ages 3 to 6.

7. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

In this book, Chelsea Clinton shares the stories of 13 women who persisted to change history and the world around them even when others told them it was not possible. It teaches young women to persist- even when others tell them they should be quiet or sit down.

8. I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Her Mark

This book introduces ages 4 through 8 to Ruth Bader Ginsberg. It shares the story of the beloved Supreme Court Justice who fought for equality, and stood up for the rights of people everywhere.

9. Amelia to Zora: 26 Women Who Changed the World

Amelia to Zora introduces third to seventh graders to both the struggles and achievements of 26 brilliant women. The stories are brought to life with the intricate collages created by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy.

10. The Story of Malala Yousafzai: A Biography Book For New Readers

Made for grade levels 2 and 3, this biography details the life of a brave young activist- Malala Yousafzai. Standing up for her right to an education and for equality eventually led Malala to be the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Peace Prize.