Girls Behaving Awesome

admin    March 25, 2010

March is Women’s History Month and although the month is almost over (oops) there is still time to check out our display of biographies and novels about great women in history.  Here’s another list of great reads with awesome chicks.

Fantasy Femmes – Novels set in Fantasy Worlds

Hunger Games/Catching Fire/Mockingjay* (coming this summer) by Suzanne Collins

Graceling/Fire by Kristin Cashore

A Great and Terrible Beauty/Rebel Angels/ The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

Happily Awesome Ever After – Novels based on Fairy Tales

Ash by Melinda Lo

East by Edith Pattou

Impossible by Nancy Werlin

Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

Rapunzel’s Revenge/Calamity Jack by Shannon and Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan Hale

Making History – Novels set in Olden Times

Bloody Jack: Being An Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L. A. Meyer

Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Playing With Boys – Novels of standing up to The Man

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Airborn/Skybreaker/Starclimber by Kenneth Oppel

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart

Dairy Queen/The Off Season/Front and Center by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Keeping It Real – Realistic novels of Today

The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah  0439919479

Plain Janes/Janes in Love by Cecil Castellucci

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