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Books for Gutsy Girls

Engage your 4- to 8-year-old leading lady with these stories of girl power, strength, and adventure.
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Mirette on the Highwire
by Emily Arnold McCully

In this Caldecott Medal-winning story, a young girl convinces a retired high-wire artist to teach her his trade — and in turn teaches him to overcome his own fear. "An exuberant and uplifting picture book." — New York Times

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Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young Illustrated by Ed Young

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

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Hardcover Picturebooks : $13.59

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Amazing Grace
by Mary Hoffman Illustrated by Caroline Binch

Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells.

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Hardcovers : $15.29

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Madam President
by Lane Smith Illustrated by Lane Smith

With deadpan wit and hilarious illustrations, a bestselling picture book creator introduces an unforgettable new character: a little girl who imagines what her day would be like if she were Madam President. Full color.

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Ivy and Bean
Series: Ivy + Bean
by Annie Barrows Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide quick Ivy comes to the rescue, with her wand, some face paint, and a bucket of worms.

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Daisy Dawson Is On Her Way!
by Steve Voake Illustrated by Jessica Meserve

In this lighthearted tale, young Daisy Dawson wakes up one morning to find she can understand everything animals say, from her favorite farm dog to the classroom gerbils. Illustrations.

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Paperbacks : $5.99

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