Characters impact their readers. They reveal ways to be strong. Ways to be wise. Say hello to creative, introspective, determined girls. Girls who are independent thinkers and make their own way in the world. Celebrate these books that inspire young readers to be problem solvers. Sometimes quiet planning and original thinking are as important as big and bold moves.
Carrie Gelson teaches Grades 2 and 3 in Vancouver B.C. She is always looking for ways to share the love of reading with her students and shares highlights of her reading and teaching journey on her blog There’s a book for that.