There are already some fantastic and comprehensive book recommendation lists focused on empowering girls (see below), so we’re not going to start another one here. We do want to call out some of our very favorite books and would especially recommend compilation books as you can spark many months worth of discussion and action from just one.


Damsel favorites

RAD American Women A – Z  by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl

RAD Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton

I am Malala – young readers edition by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick

Hidden Figures – young readers edition by Margot Lee Shetterly

It’s Your World – Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Chelsea Clinton


Book lists

A Mighty Girl Book Club

Girls Leadership Book Club