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Feminist Fiction for Children and Young Adults -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Childrens & Teenage Books /
Related booklists: Feminist Fiction, Empowering and Inspiring Girls & Young Women, Feminism & Young Women,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 36 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Antigua de Fortune of the High Seas by Anna Rainbow and Oli Hyatt
    Antigua de Fortune of the High Seas - by Anna Rainbow and Oli Hyatt

    £6.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912626779 | ISBN 10: 1912626772

    A magical, thrilling pirate adventure: fun, fantastical and totally unputdownable!   Tiggy has always had the ocean in her blood - and lately, she's been dreaming of mermaids - but she's a high-born girl on the Isle of Fortune, forced to wear dre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Habits by Flynn Meaney
    Bad Habits - by Flynn Meaney

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241407196 | ISBN 10: 0241407192

    Hilarious, bold, sparky and surprising, this is the funniest feminist book you'll read all year.   Alex is a rebel with a purple fauxhawk and biker boots. St Mary's Catholic School is a strict boarding school where she's currently trapped. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
    Cinderella Is Dead - by Kalynn Bayron

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781526621979 | ISBN 10: 1526621975

    It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent to the royal ball for choosing.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Are Little Girls Made Of? Nursery Rhymes for Feminist Times by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath
    What Are Little Girls Made Of? Nursery Rhymes for Feminist Times - by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath

    £9.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788004466 | ISBN 10: 1788004469

    Award-winning author Jeanne Willis, revamps all the favourite Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes.  Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this picture book and think again!   In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Geo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Run, Rebel by Manjeet Mann
    Run, Rebel - by Manjeet Mann

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241411421 | ISBN 10: 0241411424

    I am restless, my feet need to fly.  Amber is trapped - by her father's rules, by his expectations, by her own fears.  Now she's ready to fight - for her mother, for her sister, for herself.  Freedom always comes at a price.  Run, Reb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fierce, Fearless and Free: Girls in Myths and Legends from Around the World by Lari Don, illustrated by Eilidh Muldoon
    Fierce, Fearless and Free: Girls in Myths and Legends from Around the World - by Lari Don, illustrated by Eilidh Muldoon

    £6.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781472967138 | ISBN 10: 1472967135

    A brilliant, inclusive collection of traditional tales from around the world featuring amazing women and girls.  Once upon a time, there was a handsome prince who – no, that's not right! Once upon a time, there were strong, fierce women who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unstoppable Letty Pegg by Iszi Lawrence
    The Unstoppable Letty Pegg - by Iszi Lawrence

    £6.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781472962478 | ISBN 10: 1472962478

    A brilliant debut historical adventure from writer and comedian Iszi Lawrence, perfect for fans of Emma Carroll, The Princess and the Suffragette, and Opal Plumstead.  The story of the suffragettes with the Jiu Jitsu and roller skating left i ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Must Be Layla by Yassmin Abdel-Magied
    You Must Be Layla - by Yassmin Abdel-Magied

    £6.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241440490 | ISBN 10: 0241440491

    'If you want to invent something nobody has ever thought of before, you need to read the things that others don't read, look in the spaces other people are not in...'  Layla believes she was right to stand up for herself against a bully, but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Confused Feminist by Kate Weston
    Diary of a Confused Feminist - by Kate Weston

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781444955040 | ISBN 10: 1444955047

    "I feel like, in an equal world, there would be more penis admin ..."   Kat Evans doesn't know much about feminism, but she does know this. Utterly hilarious and boldly honest, Kat tells it how it is - and it is INCREDIBLY embarrassing.  15-y ... more

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  • Cover image of book My First Book Of Feminism (Board Book) by Julie Merberg
    My First Book Of Feminism (Board Book) - by Julie Merberg

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781941367940 | ISBN 10: 1941367941

    Equality begins at home!   From the time they're old enough to sit in your lap and read this book, little girls are ready to be empowered!  Charming illustrations and simple rhyming text offer big lessons - such as the importance of us ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    The Sleeper and the Spindle - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408859650 | ISBN 10: 1408859653

    A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell - weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Mess With a Princess! - by Rachel Valentine, illustrated by Rebecca Bagley

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241322628 | ISBN 10: 0241322626

    An AWFUL OGRE is on the loose and threatening the kingdom!   Can Thea, Juno and Leaf, three fiery princesses, save the day? (You bet they can - but who will save the ogre!?)   There are surprises in store in this empowering, funny, roller-coast ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Khoa Lee
    Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls - by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Khoa Lee

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789502534 | ISBN 10: 1789502535

    This beautifully illustrated, full-colour hardback presents an inspiring collection of 15 stories from around the world, retold by multi award-winning author Anita Ganeri.  Showcasing narratives that celebrate strong, independent women, these fai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lily and the Rockets by Rebecca Stevens
    Lily and the Rockets - by Rebecca Stevens

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912626120 | ISBN 10: 1912626128

    A timeless story of football, friendship and determination from acclaimed author Rebecca Stevens.  It's 1918. Lily spends her days working in a munitions factory, her nights picking metal out of her hair, and her lunchtimes kicking a ball wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
    Watch Us Rise - by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526600868 | ISBN 10: 1526600862

    A stirring and unputdownable read about what it means to be a woman today. Perfect for fans of Moxie and The Hate U Give.   Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission. Sick of the way that young women are treated even at their 'progress ... more

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  • Cover image of book Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Julia Bereciartu
    Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power - by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Julia Bereciartu

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786032027 | ISBN 10: 1786032023

    What if princesses didn’t always marry Prince Charming and live happily ever after? In this stunning anthology – elegantly presented in a red, clothbound hard cover with gold-toned metallic debossing – 15 favourite fairytales have been retold f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
    Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £8.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781419733604 | ISBN 10: 1419733605

    Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle—one that feels much bigger than herself.  Rosie’s bel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived - Amazing Tales for Future Time Lords by Christel Dee and Simon Guerrier
    Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived - Amazing Tales for Future Time Lords - by Christel Dee and Simon Guerrier

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785943591 | ISBN 10: 1785943596

    Meet the women who run the Whoniverse.   From Sarah Jane Smith to Bill Potts, from Susan Foreman to the Thirteenth Doctor, women are the beating heart of Doctor Who. Whether they’re facing down Daleks or thwarting a Nestene invasion, these women ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Who: The Day She Saved the Doctor - Four Stories from the TARDIS by Susan Calman, Jenny T. Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, and Dorothy Koomson
    Doctor Who: The Day She Saved the Doctor - Four Stories from the TARDIS - by Susan Calman, Jenny T. Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, and Dorothy Koomson

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405929974 | ISBN 10: 1405929979

    The Doctor's Companion: A person who explores time and space with the Doctor, fights enemies with the Doctor, and often has to save the Doctor's life.  If it wasn't for the companions, the Doctor probably wouldn't have made it out of so many ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Princess and the Suffragette by Holly Webb
    The Princess and the Suffragette - by Holly Webb

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407185651 | ISBN 10: 1407185659

    Holly’s dreamy new sequel to the classic story A Little Princess. Rags, riches and a fight for rights!   It’s 1913, and Britain’s young women want change. All over London, they’re uniting to demand a vote – a real voice. Meanwhile, life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice! (Board Book) by Loryn Brantz
    Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice! (Board Book) - by Loryn Brantz

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781368022798 | ISBN 10: 1368022790

    Feminist Baby is learning to talk She says what she thinks and it totally rocks! Feminist Babies stand up tall “Equal rights and toys for all!”   Feminist Baby is back for more adventures - with new friends in tow! - in this refreshing, ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Best Friend the Suffragette by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Gareth Conway
    My Best Friend the Suffragette - by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Gareth Conway

    £4.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407184623 | ISBN 10: 1407184628

    Best friends don’t always have to agree, right?  It’s 1913. Christine has been taught that a girl’s place is at home, looking after her family and putting up with BEASTLY BIG BROTHERS. Mary has been taught that a girl’s place is learning ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls for the Vote by Linda Newberry
    Girls for the Vote - by Linda Newberry

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474948401 | ISBN 10: 1474948405

    Polly longs to become an explorer. But in 1914, women's rights and choices are limited – something twelve-year-old Polly learns when she befriends her new neighbours: two suffragettes, fighting for women's rights to vote.   Polly's parents are a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven
    The Exact Opposite of Okay - by Laura Steven

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405288446 | ISBN 10: 1405288442

    A hilarious, groundbreaking young adult novel for anyone who's ever called themselves a feminist... and anyone who hasn't. For fans of Louise O'Neill, Holly Bourne and Amy Schumer.   Izzy O'Neill here! Impoverished orphan, aspiring comedian and S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls
    Things a Bright Girl Can Do - by Sally Nicholls

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783446735 | ISBN 10: 1783446730

    Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote.   Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
    Roller Girl - by Victoria Jamieson

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141378992 | ISBN 10: 0141378999

    Astrid has always done everything with her best friend Nicole. So when Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for a summer camp, she's sure Nicole will be right by her side - until Nicole signs up for ballet camp instead, with Astrid's b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
    Moxie - by Jennifer Mathieu

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781444940633 | ISBN 10: 1444940635

    When an unlikely teenager stands up to sexism in her high school she unwittingly starts a feminist revolution that shakes her whole town. It's time to fight like a girl! Perfect for fans of Holly Bourne.   Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Matilda Effect by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones
    The Matilda Effect - by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552568371 | ISBN 10: 0552568376

    Matilda loves science and inventing. Her heroes are Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison, and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself. So when she doesn’t win the school science fair, she’s devastated – especially as the j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Baby (Board Book) by Loryn Brantz
    Feminist Baby (Board Book) - by Loryn Brantz

    £11.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781484778586 | ISBN 10: 1484778588

    Feminist Baby likes pink and blue. Sometimes she'll throw up on you! Feminist Baby chooses what to wear and if you don't like it she doesn't care!  Meet the irrepressible Feminist Baby in this refreshing, clever board book about a girl w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O
    Princess Princess Ever After - by Katie O

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620103401 | ISBN 10: 1620103400

    When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing Grace (25th Anniversary Edition) by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch
    Amazing Grace (25th Anniversary Edition) - by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805935 | ISBN 10: 1847805930

    Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he w ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'm a Girl! - by Yasmeen Ismail

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408857007 | ISBN 10: 1408857006

    I'm supposed to be made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But I'm sweet and sour and not a little flower.   I am a girl! I am a girl! I am a girl!   The girl in this book likes to win, she likes to be spontaneous, fast and str ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World by Lari Don
    Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World - by Lari Don

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408188224 | ISBN 10: 1408188228

    A selection of brilliant folk tales about heroines from all around the world. In these stories it's the girls who save the day through their courage, cunning or kindness - whether they are facing up to wolves, demons, dragons, enemy tribes, or the su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Worst Princess - by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847388766 | ISBN 10: 1847388760

    Once upon a time, in a tower near you, Lived a sad princess; the Princess Sue. "Some day," she sighed, "my prince will come, But I wish he'd move his royal bum." But when Princess Sue's prince finally does arrive, he's not qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Halo by Zizou Corder
    Halo - by Zizou Corder

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141328300 | ISBN 10: 0141328304

    Washed ashore as a baby in ancient Greece, Halo is discovered by a family of centaurs. Although her true identity remains a mystery, she is loved as one of their own. But when Halo is dragged away by fishermen, her wild adventure begins...  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
    The Paper Bag Princess - by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

    £4.95   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780920236161 | ISBN 10: 0920236162

    This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty and ungrateful prince. "This humorous story sends an assuring message to readers about women's (and girls) potential to break through sex-role stereotyping. This bo ... more

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