In Need of: True Stories & Inspiration Books for Girls

In Need of: True Stories & Inspiration Books for Girls

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that I’m sure every little girl has been asked at some point in her life. And while there are endless possibilities, it can be hard to find the right role model to look up to. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of my favorite stories and books about women who inspire young girls to be the best version they could be. From empathy to bravery to smarts, these ladies have it all! And they’ll empower you to lead your own unique life. So go ahead, be fearless and make history!

- Empathy Is Your Superpower: A Book About Understanding the Feelings of Others, by Cori Bussolari PsyD
- Bold Women in Science: 15 Women in History You Should Know (Biographies for Kids), by Danni Washington
- I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls, by Hopscotch Girls
- Adventure Girls!: Crafts and Activities for Curious, Creative, Courageous Girls, by Nicole Duggan
- The Story of Ruby Bridges: A Biography Book for New Readers, by Arlisha Norwood Alston
- Empowered Girls: Activities and Affirmations for Empowering Strong, Confident Girls, by Allison Kimmey
- I Am Enough, by Grace Byers
- Ambitious Girl, by Meena Harris and Marissa Valdez
- She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game, by Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger
- Superheroes Are Everywhere, by Kamala Harris and Mechal Renee Roe

- It’s OK to be Different: A Children’s Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness, by Sharon Purtill
- Little Feminist Board Book Set, by Mudpuppy
- Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea, by Meena Harris
- Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, by Vashti Harrison
- Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World (Stories That Shook Up the World), by Katherine Halligan
- The Story of Malala Yousafzai: A Biography Book for New Readers, by Joan Marie Galat
- Be Who You Were Meant to Be, by Lauren Grabois Fischer
- The Story of Simone Biles: A Biography Book for New Readers, by Rachelle Burk
- A Is For Awesome! 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World, by Eva Chen
- Little Leaders Bold Women in Black History, by Vashti Harrison

There are so many incredible women out there who have achieved amazing things, and their stories have not only become inspirational reading for boys and girls alike but empower them that we really can be what we strive for. It’s great to have dreams and goals, and it’s utterly amazing to see that your hard work makes it possible to achieve them. We love hearing about empathy and kindness being a superpower, confident girls being brave leaders, and smart women who empower others. More delightful books below:

- Mistakes Are How I Learn: An Early Reader Rhyming Story Book for Children to Help with Perseverance and Diligence, by Kiara Wilson
- Courageous World Changers: 50 True Stories of Daring Women of God, by Shirley Raye Redmond
- Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist, by Andi Diehn and Katie Mazeika
- The Great Book of Badass Women: 15 Fearless and Inspirational Women that Changed History, by Rachel Walsh
- Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist, by Linda Skeers and Marta Álvarez Miguéns
- The Great Book of Black Heroes: 30 Fearless and Inspirational Black Men and Women that Changed History, by Bill O’Neill
- How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?, by Rachael Denhollander
- 50 Fearless Women Who Made American History: An American History Book for Kids, by Jenifer Bazzit
- 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World (Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls), by Elena Favilli
- Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer, by Andi Diehn and Katie Mazeika

So, the question is now: how determined are you to achieve your dreams?

You might also like:

As an Amazon associate member, we may receive a commission based on the products purchased through our links. We only post the things we truly like and we can’t thank you enough for your support!

Like this post? Visit our Facebook page so you’d never miss new posts, or share it with your family and friends!


Someone with many interests

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store