Friday, March 3, 2017

Nasty Women's Picture Books


This is by no means an extensive list, only a list of books that have stuck with me and recent reads. But if you're looking for feminist picture books (and who isn't?) this list is a good jumping off point.

Princess Books:
The Paperbag Princess (Story Corner S.)The Princess KnightThe Princess Who Had No Kingdom

Bonus: Easy Reader:
The Princess in Black (The Princess in Black, #1)

More Picture Books
Grace for PresidentWhen Penny Met POTUSAda Twist, Scientist

Real Heroines:
25746896Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell (Christy Ottaviano Books)Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Dare the Wind: The Record-breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying CloudMiss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for ChildrenFancy Party Gowns: The Story of Ann Cole Lowe
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary GarberThe Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith HoughtonQueen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights ActivistI Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her MarkFor the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story


What are some of YOUR favorite feminist picture books?

2 comments:

Maggie Hasbrouck said...

I always loved The princesses Have a Ball https://www.amazon.com/Princesses-Have-Ball-Teresa-Bateman/dp/0807566268

Maggie Hasbrouck said...

Oh yeah and Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole