50 Diverse Picture Books with Strong Female Characters

50 Diverse Picture Books with Strong Female Characters

Do you need more picture books in your classroom or school library with strong female characters? Take a look at the 50 recommendations below for some inspiration.

Diverse Picture Books with Strong Female Characters

Books with Inspiring Girls and Women

There are a growing number of picture books with strong female characters. This made it hard to choose just 50! The characters come from all corners of the world, different economic circumstances, cultures and family dynamics.

This selection of picture books about strong women and girls show characters who:

  • Learn about and embrace their culture and identity
  • Are positive role models
  • Have positive relationships, including intergenerational
  • Overcome adversity and fears
  • Challenge gender roles
  • Develop self-esteem and confidence
  • Learn from their mistakes
  • Stand up for themselves and others
  • Keep trying after failures or mistakes
  • Are a positive influence in their communities
  • Show integrity, determination, courage, resilience, and much more

There is sure to be a perfect choice for your classroom with the list below. You can find more strong female characters on any of my book lists!

If you are looking for resources and more books about strong female characters check out:

Diverse Picture Books with Strong Female Characters

In Conclusion...

Remember to check out Classroom Resources for International Women’s Day for supplementary resources and Best Books about Inspiring Women for real-life, remarkable female characters.

Do you have any favourite picture books with strong female characters and real-life heroes?

I will update this list every year and it would be great to have new, diverse books to choose from!

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