All books filed under “independent girl”

Rain Reign

by Ann M. Martin

Genre: Contemporary
Subjects: animals, family relationships, friendship, growing up, independent girl

First Rule of Punk

by Celia C. Perez

Genre: Contemporary, Middle Grade, read aloud
Subjects: family relationships, friendship, independent girl, music, positive social action

I am Jazz

by Jazz Jennings

Genre: Contemporary, Non-fiction picturebook, read aloud
Subjects: body image, friendship, gender identity, independent girl
Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas

Jingle Dancer

by Cynthia Leitich Smith & Ling-Hwa Hu

Genre: Contemporary, Picturebook
Subjects: clever child, family relationships, independent girl, Native Americans, quest
Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright

Killer of Enemies

by Joseph Bruchac

Genre: adventure, dystopia, fiction, teen
Subjects: family relationships, friendship, heroes, honor, independent girl, mutants, Native Americans, survival skills, warriors, Yeti

Marcia’s Madness (The Sisters 8)

by Lauren Baratz-Logstead

Genre: fiction, mystery
Series: The Sisters 8 | Subjects: clever child, family relationships, independent girl

The Bad Beginning

by Lemony Snicket

Genre: adventure, humorous
Series: A Series of Unfortunate Events | Subjects: bullies, clever child, Eccentrics and eccentricities, family relationships, imagination, independent girl, orphans


by Roald Dahl

Genre: fairy tale, humorous
Subjects: friendship, independent girl, silly

Sky Jumpers

by Peggy Eddleman

Genre: adventure, dystopia, local author, science fiction
Series: Sky Jumpers | Subjects: family relationships, friendship, imagination, independent girl, quest

Utterly Me, Clarice Bean

by Lauren Child

Genre: adventure, Contemporary, fiction, mystery
Series: Clarice Bean | Subjects: books, friendship, independent girl, mysteries, reading, writing
Illustrated by Lauren Child