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Non-Fiction for Strong Young Women

A list of feminist books for tweens and teens. The books are eclectic – some are issues-based and some are inspiring. Every one of them is designed to help girls and young women be powerful in their lives.

by Kiley Turner · Tagged girls, non-fiction, feminism, teens

"Scribbling Women"

True Tales from Astonishing Lives

by (author) Marthe Jocelyn

My Crazy Life

How I Survived My Family

by (author) Allen Flaming & Kate Scowen

I Died on a Hot June Day

by (author) Sheree Fitch

I Used to Think I'd Make a Good Boy

by (author) Carol Little

Lipstick and Bangs

by (author) Colleen McKie

Letters Lived

Radical Reflections, Revolutionary Paths

by (author) Sheila Sampath
foreword by Grace Lee Boggs
contributions by Rozena Maart, Nina Power, Rae Spoon, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Lee Maracle, Coco Riot, Cristy C. Road, Elisha Lim, Juliet Jacques, Kit Wilson-Yang, Selma James, Shea Howell & Victoria B. Robinson

Growing Up, Inside and Out

by (author) Kira Vermond
illustrated by Carl Chin


edited by Jessica Hein, Heather Holland & Carol Kauppi

Girlness Deal With It

Deal with it body and soul

by (author) Diane Peters
illustrated by Steven Murray

Courageous Women Rebels

by (author) Joy Crysdale

Incredible Women Inventors

by (author) Sandra Braun

Nobel's Women of Peace

by (author) Michelle Benjamin & Maggie Mooney

Pink Power

The First Women's Hockey World Champions

by (author) Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Remarkable Women Writers

by (author) Heather Ball

Dear Diary, I'm Pregnant

Teenagers Talk About Their Pregnancy

edited by Anrenée Englander

Hear Me Out

True Stories of Teens Educating and Confronting Homophobia

with Planned Parenthood of Toronto

Girl in the Know

Your Inside-and-Out Guide to Growing Up

by (author) Anne Katz
illustrated by Monika Melnychuk