You may know Katniss, but do you know Liesel, the Book Thief?

And here’s a look at modern books with strong female characters.  Relying on our old friends at CommonSenseMedia.org, the list is subdivided by age groups: from pre-school to teenager. [EF]

If you think “girl books” are just about princesses, romance, gossipy schoolgirls, and vampires, think again. There are plenty of great books featuring strong female main characters in compelling stories that are sure to appeal to boys as well as girls. Don’t assume that a girl’s name in a book’s title or a picture of a girl on the cover means the book is for girls only. It’s what’s inside that counts…

FULL ARTICLE:  Strong Female Characters in Books

POST SOURCE: commonsensemedia.org

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