Women’s History Month

There are a lot of awesome women to look up to across Fiction and Nonfiction. We are sharing a list of great teen and young adult titles to inspire the girls and women in your life! Please feel free to comment on what books you would add!


  • Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery – Anne and Diana, Marilla and Aunt Josephine
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – Katniss and Prue
  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling – Hermione Granger, Molly Weasley & Lily Potter
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle – Meg Murray & Dr. Katherine Murry
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott – All the girls
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth – Beatrice Prior
  • Matilda by Ronald Dahl – Matilda & Ms. Honey
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis – Lucy and Susan Pevensie
  • Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi – Penny Lee
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith – Katie Nolan
  • Fruits Basket (manga) by Natsuki Takaya – Tohru Honda
  • Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen – Elinor and Marianne Dashwood
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen – Anne Elliot
  • The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna – Deka
  • Briarheart by Mercedes Lackey – Miriam


  • Musical Mavens by Ashley Walker
  • In Good Hands: remarkable female politicians from around the world who showed up, spoke out, and made change by Stephanie MacKendrick
  • Famous Firsts of Black Women by Martha Ward Plowden
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • She Led the Way: stories of Black women who changed history by Suzanne Curtis Briggs
  • Freedom Train: the story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling
  • Black Trailblazers: 30 courageous visionaries who broke boundaries, made a difference, and paved the way by Bijan C. Bayne
  • Gamer Girls: 25 women who built the video game industry by Mary Kenney
  • Rad Women Worldwide: artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history by Kate Schatz