Friday, May 26, 2006

Girl Books

Someone posted a question about finding good picture books with female protagonists, so I did a search in my library. Check these out at your library:

The Other Side Jacqueline Woodson
Cowgirl Kate and Coca Erica Silverman
Dirt On Their Skirts Doreen Rappaport
A maze me by Naomi Shihab Nye
When Sophie Gets Angry Molly Bang
The Table Where Rich People Sit Bird Baylor
Beauty, Her Basket Sandra Belton
Fanny’s Dream Caralyn Buehner
Flower Garden Eve Bunting
The Wishing of Biddy Malone Joy Cowley
Saying Goodbye to Lulu Corinne Demas
Abuela Arthur Dorros
Isla Arthur Dorros
I Lost My Bear Jules feirffer
Sidewalk Circus Paul Fleischman
The Lotus Seed Sherry Garland
Elana’s Serenade Campbell Geeslin
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses Paul Goble
The Good Luck Cat Joy Harjo
Going North Janice N. Harrington
My Dog Rosie Isabelle Harper
Trudi & Pia Ursula Hegi
Come On Rain! Karen Hesse
The Girl on the High Diving Horse Linda Oatman High
Maria’s Comet Deborah Hopkins
Girl Wonder Deborah Hopkins
Vergie Goes to School With Us Boys Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Amber on the Mountain Tony Johnston
Just Like Josh Gibson Angela Johnson
The Hello, Goodbye Window Norton Juster
Homespun Sarah Verla Kay
Nora’s Ark Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Annie Bananie Leah Komaiko
Come a Tide George Ella Lyon
The Magic Hockey Stick Peter Maloney
The Water Gift and The Pig of the Pig Jacqueline Briggs
One Morning in Maine Robert McCloskey
Precious and the Boo Hag Pat McKissick
Goin’ Someplace Special Patricia McKissick
The Witches Walking Stick Susan Meddaugh
Grandma’s House Elaine Moore
Get out of Bed! Robert Munsch
Flamingo Dream Donna Jo Napoli
Fancy Nancy Jane O’Connor
The Recess Queen Alexis O’Neill
Junie B. Jones and the stupid smelly bus Barbara Park
Babushka’s Doll Patricia Polacco
Just Plain Fancy Patricia Polacco
When Lightning Comes in a Jar Patricia Polacco
Excuse Me, Is this India? Anushka Ravishankar
Moon Festival Ching Yeung Russell
Christmas in the Country Cynthia Rylant
The Bird House Cynthia Rylant
Snapshots from the Wedding Gary Soto
Naptime, Laptime Eileen Spinelli
The Patchwork Path Bettye Stroud
Elizabeti’s Doll Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
Angel Child, Dragon Child Michele Maria surat
Mei-Mei Loves the Morning Margart Tsubakiyama
Ginger Finds a Home Charlotte Voake
The Day the Animals Came Frances Ward Weller
Princess Anne Wilsdorf
Elsina’s Clouds Jeanette Winter
Something Beautiful Sharon Dennis Wyeth


Anonymous said...

Yeah! You're brilliant. I can't wait to check these out!

Anonymous said...

Oh, wow! Awesome! Thanks.

Erin said...

Girl books are great! My all time favorite author, Madeleine L'Engle has primarily female protagonists and I used to be so engrossed in her books and really identified with them. Ahhh, I love books!