Books for girls are perfect for helping young girls feel empowered.
We have created a list of some of the best and most empowering books for girls in existence. These books are all perfect for helping girls feel more confident and empowered. We hope that our list of books for girls is helpful to you and we hope that you enjoy reading our list of books for girls. If you believe there is someone out there that you know that may benefit from reading this list then please do be sure to give this article a share. We would also love other your thoughts on the books in this list in the comments section below this article.
A Bit About Books For Girls
Books for girls are great for helping girls to feel more confident and empowered. These are especially great for young girls and teenagers who are just finding their personalities. We hope that our list helps you in some way today and we would love to hear your thoughts on the books in this list in our comments section below this article.
What are books for girls?
Books for girls are books that are specifically written for girls. These books can be fiction or non-fiction and will usually feature a strong female character or be written from a strong female point of view. Books for girls can be defined as any book which girls can relate to or which appeal to girls.
Why are books for girls so great?
Books for girls are great because they can empower young girls to pursue all of their hopes and dreams. They are great for helping bring out confidence in young girls. They are also great because they can help young girls through their problems and can help young girls learn more about how to handle certain situations that they may come across in their life.
Our List of Books For Girls
Following is our list of books for girls. We hope that you enjoy this list and we would love to hear your thoughts on the books featured in this list in our comment section below this article. If you know someone who may benefit from reading this article, then please do be sure to give this article a share.
1. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
'She Persisted' is a great book for teaching young girls to work hard and to continue to believe in what they want. There will always be people who try to bring people down or knock them off their ledge, but this book teaches girls not to give in and to continue to work hard towards what they want.
This book is perfect for younger girls and the age guideline for this book is 4-8 years old. This is a great age to start teaching young girls to stand up for what they believe in and to continue to pursue their dreams no matter what comes along or gets in the way.
"I sent this to my granddaughters for Christmas. The message in this book is something I want very much to convey to them and to every girl. Be whoever and whatever you want. Never accept anything less than "whatever you want" as an answer. You go, girl!" - Debster
"Read this to my neighbor for her kindergarten graduation and her older sister. Each had different things they fixed on. I laughed when the older daughter spoke of Oprah as if she were an historical figure so long ago. I hope the book will grow with the girls." - Amazon Customer
"Love this book about 13 encouraging women. Some are well known women and some are new people we had not heard of. This book sparked new conversations with our 6 year old. We looked up some of the women. Jump started the use of the word persisted with our child and ways to work through difficulties." - Caroline Davis
2. The Teen Girl's Survival Guide: Ten Tips for Making Friends, Avoiding Drama, and Coping with Social Stress (The Instant Help Solutions Series)
This is a great book for all teenage girls. Being a teenage girl can be a very difficult and stressful time for anyone. We all know what it's like to be a teenager, and this book helps with all of the stresses and anxieties that come with being a teenage girl.
This book is great because it is a fun and engaging guide for teenage girls which is easy to read and follow. It is perfect for helping teenage girls to dicier a little bit more about who they are, and who they want to be. It also gives many tips on how to survive life as a teenage girl and gives helpful tips on how to get through different scenarios.
"I got this for my niece before she enters her freshmen year of high school. She's had some issues with two-faced friends and really enjoyed the book and it's perspective." - Bbaldwinsd
"Gift for a shy young lady who just turned 13. She appreciated it." - Tim L
"Bought as gift for teenage daughter she enjoyed it" - isabel hernandez
3. I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls
This is a great book for inspiring young girls to build their confidence whilst also keeping them entertained. This is a great interactive way of teaching children what it really means to be confident, brave, and beautiful.
The book features over 22 pages of fun colouring activities that all spark conversations on different topics to do with building a young girl's confidence.
"Such a cute book! I'm a dad that loves his little 6 year old girl and wants her to know how amazing she is! She colors this book, we read it together and we color it together. It has great little pictures that are relevant to the sayings on each page. Very positive book, more coloring books should be like this." - J Griffith
"In a world of predictable coloring books for kids, this one really stands out. I bought one for my daughter and a handful of others for holiday gifts for her friends. What’s not to love about exposing the girls to ideas like “I am clever, bright, powerful, creative, inventive”, etc." - SRed
"This is perfect for helping elementary school children with positive affirmations, to support building a healthy sense of self worth. Children here all the time “you’re so cute!”, but do they hear you are brave, you are creative, or you are resourceful? These are great reminders to our children that they are a gift for all the qualities they are on the inside." - Amazon Customer
4. The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self
This is a great book to help with building a young girl's confidence. 'The Confidence Code For Girls' is a great book which really highlights the importance of being confident, brave and bold. It also teaches young girls how they themselves can more confident, brave and bold.
This book is perfect for young girls aged between eight and twelve because it really gets young girls ready for their teenage years and prepares them for the changing circumstances that come with being a teenager.
"This is such an amazing concept and book with content that really relates to my 10yr old girl. She has read the book and recommends it to her friends. Her goal is to meet the authors one day soon to share her experiences." - Peter Bratti
"I purchased this as a birthday gift for my granddaughter who will be 12 soon. One caveat is that she will pass it on to her 9 year old sister. I am reading the book, and I wish it had been available sooner. It is amazing. I hope my granddaughters are as excited about it as I am." - bobbism
"Essentially CBT in teen-friendly language! Absolutely plan on recommending to my pre-teen and teen patients." - Julie
5. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
If you're looking for a great fiction story for girls then this book might just be perfect for you. The story follows the life of a young girl who is hit with a lightning bolt that then gives her super powers. However, despite her superpowers, she must continue on and get through her year at middle school.
This book is perfect for young girls aged between eight and twelve years old. The story is great for helping young girls to develop skills to find themselves, to build their confidence and helps with the development of friendship skills.
"I loved this book and haven't been able to stop book talking it to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at my school. I loved Lucy. She has a unique set of problems to overcome. I loved the many ways that math is woven into the book and especially how Lucy uses her ability to see patterns in numbers to make a difference in the lives of others. Great read aloud to bring in the importance of math in everyday life. Also for finding room for all sorts of people in our classroom communities." - Jacqueline C.
"We pre-ordered this book because my kids and I have loved every book by this author that we've read. This book arrived yesterday, and my reluctant reader hasn't been able to put it down! Once again, Stacy McAnulty has made my non-reader excited about a book!" - Love 2 Read
"This book was easy to read and hard to put down. It kept you wondering what was to happen next. I loved the characters and the middle school drama. Most Middle School Graders will be able to identify with the story. It brought me to tears in a few parts and made me laugh in others. So well written!" - gman
6. Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World
This books is great as it showcases 100 of the most remarkable women throughout history who changed the world. This book gives young girls hope and confidence and give them the inspiration and motivation to go after their own dreams and change the world for themselves.
The book features some information on each of the 100 women, along with some beautiful illustrations. It's a fabulously entertaining book that young girls will just love to read over and over again.
"Full of beautiful artwork featuring 100 rule-breaking, precedent-setting women, this delightful volume is not only the perfect coffee table accent (all the pretty pictures!) but it's a brilliant and inspiring read to boot. The depictions are very stunning, and the write ups that accompany each illustration are jammed with useful tidbits of information. Who knew a history lesson could be so much fun?" - eileen chai
"This is a beautifully illustrated book that is great for anyone. It introduces inspiring, diverse women in a way that is accessible to most age groups.When reading this book, I found myself googling and further researching many of the women mentioned, I was that inspired! I already bought another copy for my girlfriend and she also loves it." - Estefania
"Absolutely essential for anyone and everyone. This book is filled with an intentionally diverse and captivating bunch of women. The coolest." - Amazon Customer
7. The Feelings Book (Revised): The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions
"The Feelings Book is great for young girls and for helping them to understand and deal with their feelings in a positive way. It features some excellent advice on how to deal with feelings as well as on handling fear, anxiety, jealousy, and grief.
This books is perfect for girls aged nine to twelve and will really get them ready for the changes involved in becoming a teenage girl. It features quizzes and fun illustrations to keep it entertaining for children.
"My daughter (9 years old) has been on an emotional rollercoaster the last couple of months. I have talked with her, but what do moms know? My sister recommended this book, and when my daughter read it she began to feel better and more 'normal'. We read the book out loud so that we could discuss things together. It really helped her open up and express her feelings more freely with me. (Plus she figured out that mom might know a thing to two after all...)" - AKennedy
"My nine year old gave this one five stars. I read the book first and put post-its on the pages I did not want her to read to yet. We read some of the book together and talked about the subject matter and how she can apply the skills. She enjoys reading it on her own too." - Annie Elstro
"I bought this book for my sixth grader. She really likes that this book guides her through many of the emotional changes she's been going through. As a mom, I like that it gives explicit tips about how to deal with emotions and mood crises. I think every girl who's about to enter adolescence should definitely read this book. It offers great advice." - Pabs
8. The Girl Who Asked For Presents
This is a great little book for teaching young girls the importance of appreciating little things and appreciating the simple things in life. The story follows a young girl whose parents are getting fed up with her constantly asking for presents. Instead of continuing to say no, they decide to teach her a lesson with an unexpected twist.
The book features some beautiful, simple illustrations to keep young girls captivated. This is a great book for teaching children who are constantly asking for things.
"What a great book to read with your young child who is constantly wanting a little present.... my 4 year old was able to say at the end "It doesn't always have to be a big present" and understood that she has plenty of things to play with already to have a great time!" - Lisa Fonk
"This book is such a gem. Our children love reading it and it has prompted them both to have more creative play. They are trying to create uses for boxes and things around the house. Great lesson for the little ones too." - Laura
"Every parent goes through the “I want” phase with a child. We buy them so many toys that the forget to love what they have. This book perfectly helps you and your child learn the valuable lesson to be happy with what you have and how to get creative with your current posessions. Parents, save yourself some time and energy battling the “I want” phase and but this book!" - Andrea Ruchelman
9. A Smart Girl's Guide: Drama, Rumors & Secrets: Staying True to Yourself in Changing Times (American Girl: a Smart Girl's Guide)
This book is great for teaching young girls how to deal with drama and how to deal with different conflicts the may arise. It is perfect for young girls who are just getting into high school, as this is usually where most drama and bullying occurs.
The book contains quotes and advice from other real young girls and it also features interactive quizzes and tips to help young girls rise above the drama. This is the perfect book for helping girls who may be prone to bullying, or girls who have a particularly drama-fuelled friendship group.
"My daughter is 10 and really enjoyed this book. We have a good relationship with open communication, but I remember being a child reading Chicken Soup For The Soul, and I enjoyed information from other sources. I believe it helps a child broaden their mind/experiences in other ways besides only through their parents. She said she already sees a lot of what the book talked about (I haven't read it yet) and said it was helpful. With that alone, I would recommend this book to young girls." - Surah130
"As a grandma I see this being a marvelous help for me to understand the CURRENT issues my grandchildren face. It is relevant and written well. Each time I have check one of the issues or, this book helped me prepare and knowwhat to ask" - Kathy Byler
"My 11 yr old has Asperger's and this was perfect for her! She even used little post it flags to mark a few spots that were very helpful to her. I have purchased several of these books about the varying topics and we love them all." - Amanda F
10. My Happy Place: A Children's Self-Reflection and Personal Growth Journal with Creative Exercises, Fun Activities, Inspirational Quotes, Gratitude, Dreaming, Goal Setting, Coloring in, and Much More
This journal is great for taking children down a path of self discovery. It features a lot of creative exercises that will get a child's mind thinking about all of the various topics within this book. This is a great book for helping to build a child's confidence and for helping them to discover who they really are.
This books contains 40 pages of fun activities and get quotes and each page is filled with dazzling illustrations that every child will just love. This is a great book for any child who likes to get involved with things and enjoys writing, puzzling and creating.
"This was a good book for my 8 year olds to fill out and write their thoughts in. They really liked it a lot." - Megan Leslie
"My 8 year old daughter has refused to keep a journal as her therapist recommends, but was so happy and excited to start this when she opened it for Christmas. This is an excellent book!" - Christina M. Chapman
"I was so very excited to expose my daughter to “My Happy Place Journal” by Purple Splash. After years of collecting and savoring journals, she knows the value of a quality book to write all her thoughts in as well as excitedly detail special moments. We found “My Happy Place Journal” provided so much more than the typical blank pages or watercolored backgrounds. This journal is as creative as it is practical because it allows children to actually focus on self-improvement in unique and fun ways – page by page! The positivity of this journal is an asset with its pick-me-up colors and well-thought-out activities. The best part for my 11-year-old is the social contribution and environmental aspects which allow children to consider how they could do their part to improve the world. Very empowering things are happening at Purple Splash!" - Shurbelle
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