Growing Reader

Early Chapter Books with Fierce Female Characters

by Dena McMurdie

As a mom of two daughters, I’m always on the hunt for books featuring strong female characters. But finding early chapter books with bold leading ladies can be surprisingly difficult.

After much searching (and some trial and error), I’ve found several books that inspire and engage my girls. The next time you’re looking for a good book for a great girl in your life, give one of these a try.