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Reading Riot: Great Books with Girl Power

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, this week’s post offers reading recommendations for books with girl power! From historical fiction about the struggle for women’s rights to teenage spies during the French Resistance, these stories will make you proud to be female.Audacity

Ashes by Kathryn Lasky

Audacity Melanie Crowder

The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba by Margarita Engle

The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman

For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

Mare’s War by Tanita S. Davis

Newsgirl by Liza Ketchum

Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankmanrose under fire

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Strings Attached by Judy Blundell

Revolution is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine

Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Wicked and the Just by Jillian Anderson Coats

Ann McDuffie, Youth Services, Bealeton branch library

For book lists, program highlights and staff suggestions for young adult readers published prior to January 2015, visit Reading Riot, our blog about the best books, events and websites for teen.

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