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8 children's books with strong female leads

Keep marching!  Celebrating the spirit of the 2018 Women's March.

Here are our favorite children's books with strong, smart and confident female leads.  Both girls and boys can benefit from seeing female peers working hard and doing great things.  

 A princess who rescues a very snooty—and ungrateful—prince.

Scientist Ada investigates an odd smell.

A girl tinkers, hammers and engineers her way to creating an invention.

For everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down.

Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets.

A fun introduction to the American electoral system.

It's okay to mess up once in a while.

Scientist and conservationist famous for her work with chimpanzees.

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