Gifts for Granddaughters

We have been asked many times for help finding books for girls with strong role models and inspirational stories.  Here are a few of our top recommendations for the girls and young women in your life.

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Cover Image
By Patty Lovell, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399234163
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2001

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

The Most Magnificent Thing Cover Image
By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554537044
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 2014

Little Women (Puffin in Bloom) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780147514011
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Published: Puffin Books - August 28th, 2014

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code Cover Image
By Laurie Wallmark, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454920007
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 16th, 2017

Rosie Revere, Engineer Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419708459
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 3rd, 2013

ADA Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Cover Image
By Laurie Wallmark, April Chu (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781939547200
Availability: Special Order
Published: Creston Books - October 13th, 2015

Malala's Magic Pencil Cover Image
By Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316319577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481479790
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Published: Aladdin - December 6th, 2016

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481465595
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997895827
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Published: Timbuktu Labs, Inc - November 30th, 0002

The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781550379150
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Published: Annick Press - September 2005

The House That Lou Built Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524717940
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - June 12th, 2018

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516996
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Published: Philomel Books - March 6th, 2018

Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062662385
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Published: HarperCollins - November 29th, 2016

The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152054458
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 2005

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140384512
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Published: Puffin Books - November 27th, 2001

Smile Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
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Published: Graphix - February 2010

A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312367541
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Published: Square Fish - May 2007

Me . . . Jane Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316045469
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2011

El Deafo Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 Cover Image
By Michelle Markel, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061804427
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 22nd, 2013

The Prince and the Dressmaker Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626723634
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Published: First Second - February 13th, 2018