Book description: Adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy living in Wisconsin in 1864.
Book description: As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.
Book description: In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.
Book description: In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.
Book description: A collection of twenty traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a strong and resourceful woman.
Book description: After Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Aramanth society and is forced to flee, she, along with her twin brother and a tagalong classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Aramanth and its people.
This is the first book of the Wind on fire trilogy. The other titles are Slaves of the Mastery: an adventure and Firesong: an adventure.
Book description: Mattie Knight loved to make things ranging from a foot warmer for her mother or toys for her older brothers. Or, when she was 12, a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off looms and hurting workers. Later, Mattie invented a machine that could cut and glue the square-bottomed paper bags we still use today. Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison.".
Book description: Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians.
Book description: Follows the adventures of Kristy and the other members of the Baby-sitters Club as they deal with crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who do not always tell the truth. A graphic novel based on the 1988 book by the same name.
Book description: Profiles daredevil women who broke with convention and the social norms of the late 1800s and early 1900s to perform their death-defying stunts and earn their due respect as equals to men in their risky professions.