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A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams
A Wrinkle in Time by L'Engle (but not a picture book).
Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride (about Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt - based on a true incident).
Aruna's Journeys by Jyotsna Sreenivasan (about an Indian-American girl growing up in Ohio, who learns something from her feminist aunt in India)
Aunt Chip and the Triple Creek Dam Affair by Patricia Polacco
Aunt Lulu by Daniel Pinkwater
Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer (series)
Blueberries for Sal by McClosky
Brave Irene by William Steig
Chester's Way by Kevin Henkes
David Adler's picture biographies of various women
Destiny's Forge by T. M. Moore
Fly High!: the story of Bessie Coleman
I Have Heard of a Land
If a Bus Could talk: the story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold etc.
Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park
Madeline books by Bemelmans
Meeting Dennis Wilson by Max Harrick Shenk
Midnight Ride by Marsha Amstel Sybil Ludington
Mirandy and Brother Wind
Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Nobody Owns the Sky (about Bessie Coleman the first African-American woman pilot way back in the early days of flight)
Not One Damsel In Distress by Jane Yolen
Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen by Cari Best
Sea Swan Katharine Lasky
Seven Brave Women
The Courage of Sarah Noble
The Fourth Little Pig by Teresa Celsi is a great book about the 3 Little Pigs sister who is very brave and tells them to stop hiding and do something with their lives.
The 'Frances' book by Russel and Lillian Hoban
The Gardener" Sarah Stewart
The Heroine of the Titanic: A Tale Both True and Otherwise of the Life of Molly Brown
The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie dePaola
The Library (by Sarah Stewart)
The Little Engine That Could (it was a female train!).
The School Story by Andrew Clements
The Serpent Slayer: and other stories of strong women by Katrin Tchana
They Called Her Molly Pitcher
THREE STRONG WOMEN
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
Wilma Unlimited Wilma Rudolph
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph became the World's Fastest Woman. Krull Kathelen. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company 1996.
You Forgot Your Skirt Amelia Bloomer! By Shana Corey
You Don't Think She Is by Max Harrick Shenk
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