Re: K-8 Books With Female Protagonists

Jennifer Hammond (
Thu, 17 Jul 1997 14:55:01 -0700

Here are a few books with strong female protaganists...all happen to be
about slavery...
Nettie's Trip South by Ronald Himler
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky Faith Ringgold

Other Books with Strong Female leads:
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Books by Amy Tan
The Secret Garden by Burnett
Anne of Green Gables by Montgomery
Little Women by Alcott
Shabunu: Daughter of the Wind by Staples
Walk Two Moons by Shannon Creech
Number the Stars: Lois Lowery

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