Celebrating Young Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are sixteen books featuring memorable young women.

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

Crazy Horses’ Girlfriend by Erika T. Wurth

Gabi A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson

Huntress by Malinda Lo

Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac

The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba’s Greatest Abolitionist by Margarita Engle

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson, artist Adrian Alphona

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi, translated by Mattias Ripa

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Surviving Santiago by Lyn Miller-Lachmann

A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatramen

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

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